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Postgraduate Open Day - Sat 21 Nov

Are you considering an MPhil or PhD in Classics in Cambridge?  If so, come along to our Postgraduate Open Day and discover more about the Faculty of Classics and the courses that we offer. Find out what life is like for a Cambridge postgraduate student, and ask questions of our academics about your research ideas and the funding opportunities available.

On Saturday 21 November 2020 the Faculty of Classics will be hosting its annual Postgraduate Open Day, where prospective students will be able to ask questions of Faculty representatives, talk to current students, and speak with members of academic staff about our MPhil and PhD courses. Owing to C-19 restrictions, the Open Day will take place virtually, via Zoom.

Book your place on the Open Day here by Monday 16 November. If you are looking at this after the deadline and would like to attend, please .

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PLEASE NOTE: The Cambridge University Graduate Open Day on 2–15 November is a separate event, at which the Faculty will have only a limited presence. If you are only able to attend one, we strongly recommend that you come to the Faculty's Day on 21 November. 

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2020 Open Day Programme

Time

Topic

11:00-11:30

Welcome and Introductory Presentation:

Postgraduate Studies in Classics at Cambridge - Dr Ingo Gildenhard, Director of Postgraduate Admissions

11:30-12:00

Introductions to the different kinds of Classics offered by the Faculty:

Literature (ancient Greek) – Dr Renaud Gagné
Literature (Latin) – Prof. Emily Gowers
Philosophy – Prof. James Warren
History – Prof. Robin Osborne
Archaeology and Art – Dr Yannis Galanakis
Philology and Linguistics – Dr Torsten Meissner
Interdisciplinary – Dr Ingo Gildenhard

12:00-12:30

Meet with current Postgraduate students

12:30-13:00

Learning Greek and/or Latin as a graduate student – Dr Ingo Gildenhard

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