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CLANS (Cambridge Late Antique Network Seminar)

Cambridge Late Antique Network Seminar (CLANS)


The seminar provides an inter-disciplinary platform for classicists, historians, archaeologists, and theologians working on Late Antiquity. It meets roughly fortnightly on Tuesdays at 5 pm in room B16 of the Faculty of Law. The convenors for the academic year 2019/20 are Silvio Roggo (sbr30) and Brigid Ehrmantraut (bke22).


Lent Term 2020


4 February

Sarah Greer (University of Oxford)

Becoming Royal: the Politics of Female Monasticism in the Vita Hathumodae


11 February

James Corke-Webster (King’s College London)

The Apologetic Memory of Persecution


18 February

John Weisweiler (University of Cambridge)

Symmachus’ Correspondence and the Formation of a Trans-Regional Elite in the Fourth Century


3 March

Jamie Wood (University of Lincoln)

What was 'Byzantine' about Byzantine Hispania (6th-7th century)?


10 March

George Woudhuysen (University of Nottingham)


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Mar 20, 2020

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CREWS: Visiting Fellowship focused on the study of ancient writing systems

Jan 22, 2020

Details of how to apply for this Visiting Fellowship are now available online. The deadline for applications is 5pm GMT on Monday, 17th February 2020

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