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Faculty of Classics

 

Cambridge Late Antique Network Seminar (CLANS)

 

CLANS provides an interdisciplinary platform for classicists, historians, archaeologists, and theologians working on Late Antiquity. Seminars take place on a roughly fortnightly basis and are scheduled for Tuesdays at 5.15 pm.  Due to the exceptional circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, these will take place digitally via Zoom for the foreseeable future.  Links will be circulated by email in advance of the individual papers.  The convenors for the 2020/21 academic year are Daniel Hanigan (drh56) and Rares Marinescu (rim32).

 

Easter 2021 Term Card:

 

4 May

Simon Goldhill (Cambridge)

Fighting Over the Stars: The Terrible Threat of Astrology in Late Antiquity

 

1 June

Kasra Abdavi Azar (Leuven)

The Platonists on Wise Men and Sages

 

15 June

Julia Snyder (Cambridge) 

Making Up Stories about the Apostles: Storytelling and Creative License in Late Antique Christianity

 

 

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