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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 19 November 2022 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. The Open Day will take place virtually, via Zoom.

Book your place on the Open Day here by Monday 14 November 2022. If you are looking at this after the deadline and would like to attend, please .

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PLEASE NOTE: The Cambridge University Postgraduate Open Day on 31 October to 13 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 19 November. 

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2022 Open Day Programme

Time

Topic

11:00-11:30

Welcome and Introductory Presentation:

Postgraduate Studies in Classics at Cambridge -

Dr Rebecca Laemmle and Prof. Tim Whitmarsh

11:30-12:00

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

Literature (ancient Greek) – Dr Rebecca Laemmle and Prof. Tim Whitmarsh
Literature (Latin) – Prof. Emily Gowers and Prof. Stephen Oakley
Philosophy – Prof. James Warren and Dr Laura Castelli
History – Dr Hannah Willey
Archaeology and Art – Prof. Caroline Vout
Philology and Linguistics – Prof. Torsten Meissner
Interdisciplinary – Prof. Ingo Gildenhard and Dr Shushma Malik

12:00-12:30

Meet with current Postgraduate students

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