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Read more at: Make Your Myth Competition 2018
Make Your Myth Competition 2018

Make Your Myth Competition 2018

5 November 2018

We are excited to announce a brand new competition that wants students in school years 3-8 to get creative with the Classics.


Read more at: Gildersleeve Prize 2017

Gildersleeve Prize 2017

11 October 2018

The Faculty is delighted to report that the Gildersleeve Prize in 2017 has been presented to Dr Max Leventhal.


Read more at: Second CREWS Conference: Call for Papers

Second CREWS Conference: Call for Papers

27 June 2018

We are pleased to announce the second CREWS conference, to take place Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th of March 2019. ‘Exploring the Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Systems’ aims to look at writing systems’ place in society and culture.


Read more at: The Cambridge Philological Society Prize 2019 and 2020

The Cambridge Philological Society Prize 2019 and 2020

27 June 2018

The Cambridge Philological Society is pleased to announce the establishment of a prize for the best submitted article by a graduate student or early-career researcher.


Read more at: Research Associate (Assistant Editor, Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World)

Research Associate (Assistant Editor, Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World)

22 June 2018

Details of how to apply for this one year fixed term post are now available online, Closing date 23 July 2018.


Read more at: Life After Classics: alumni profiles
Life After Classics: alumni profiles

Life After Classics: alumni profiles

20 June 2018

Our Classics alumni give us an insight into their lives after studying Classics at Cambridge.


Read more at: Life After Classics: alumni profiles
Life After Classics: alumni profiles

Life After Classics: alumni profiles

20 June 2018

Our Classics alumni give us an insight into their lives after studying Classics at Cambridge.


Read more at: After Classics: alumni profiles
After Classics: alumni profiles

After Classics: alumni profiles

20 June 2018

Some of our fantastic Alumni tell us, in their own words, about their lives since studying Classics at Cambridge.


Read more at: Cambridge Classics Ancient Worlds Video Competition 2018
Cambridge Classics Ancient Worlds Video Competition 2018

Cambridge Classics Ancient Worlds Video Competition 2018

5 June 2018

Have a look through the winning video entries from some high school classicists this year!


Read more at: Guardian University league tables 2019

Guardian University league tables 2019

29 May 2018

Cambridge has topped the Classics table in The Guardian 'league tables' 2019. Details are available online.


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Ancient Greek ‘pop culture’ discovery rewrites history of poetry and song

8 September 2021

New research into a little-known text written in ancient Greek shows that ‘stressed poetry’, the ancestor of all modern poetry and song, was already in use in the 2 nd Century CE, 300 years earlier than previously thought.

Onassis Foundation endowing a fellowship for the creation of a new post in Classics

12 October 2021

A new University post linked to Newnham will continue a College tradition of teaching, research, and taking Classics out into the wider world that goes back more than a century to Jane Harrison. Newnham College, Cambridge is launching the Onassis Classics Fellowship in order to secure a permanent position for the teaching...

Roman York beneath the streets

12 October 2021

Martin Millett, Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Cambridge, and Dr John Creighton, Department of Archaeology, University of Reading, have been awarded a grant of £718,598 from the AHRC for a new project on Roman York (which will run from November 2022 to April 2024). The nature and topography of...

Dr Philippa Steele is the Latest Cambridge Academic to be honoured in Lego

11 October 2021

Dr. Philippa (Pippa) M. Steele, Senior Research Associate and Principal Investigator of the Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) Project at the University, has been made into a Lego figure by the group Lego Classicists in honour of all her work in Classics and Outreach (and Lego!). As Principal...