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Faculty of Classics

Classics events

To find out more about our past and upcoming events please visit the Greeks, Romans and Us website. This is our dedicated Outreach website aimed at teachers and school-age students, containing a collection of short videos, articles, and blogposts about Classical topics and about studying classics at university. 

Read more at: Cambridge Open Days
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Cambridge Open Days

Virtual Open Days: July Booking Now Open If you are considering applying to Cambridge, come to one of the University Virtual Open Days, taking place on the 8th and 9th July 2021. To find out more about applying to Cambridge and studying Classics at University come to one of the Cambridge University...

Read more at: INSET: Classics Beyond Antiquity
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INSET: Classics Beyond Antiquity

Teacher's Event at the Faculty of Classics 3 July 2021 The field of Classics defines itself broadly as covering ( a ) the ancient Greek and Latin languages; ( b ) the ancient Greek and Roman cultures in all their variety (art and architecture, language and literature, philosophy, politics and...

Latest news

Corbett Lecture 2021, “Sympathy and the Problem of Nature”

6 October 2021

Professor Brooke Holmes, Princeton University, will deliver this year’s Corbett Lecture in G19 on Thursday October 21 at 5.00 p.m.

Collaboration between the Faculty of Classics and the University of Ghana

20 October 2021

We are proud to announce that the Faculty of Classics has established a collaborative link with the University of Ghana, generously funded by the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research fund. Developing new connections with Ghana promises to open up new possibilities for research and teaching, which will be beneficial for both...


19 October 2021

The podcast for Aldborough Roman Town , written and presented by Dr Rose Ferraby, is now available. See the project page for more information .

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...