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Faculty of Classics



Welcome to the Classical Association’s annual conference, hosted by the University of Cambridge, celebrating 120 years of the CA.

Friday 21 - Sunday 23 April 2023

The Classical Association and the Faculty of Classics at the University of Cambridge are excited to welcome you to the University of Cambridge for the annual Classical Association Conference, which this year will also be celebrating 120 years of the Classical Association. With hundreds of papers and panels, events in our museums, plenaries, prize-givings, an exhibition, educational activities and tours, and invited plenary speakers, this hybrid conference is ambitious and international in its scope and reach.

We are delighted to offer a concession rate to teachers, the unwaged, and members of the Cambridge and District Classical Association.

Please follow @CA_2023 on Twitter for all Conference news, and use the hashtag #CA2023 when posting on social media.

Registration is now open. The Conference programme is available here. Further information on attending the Conference in Cambridge is available here.


Latest news

Regius Professorship of Greek

16 January 2023

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Tim Whitmarsh FBA has been elected Regius Professor of Greek from 1 April 2023. He is currently the A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture in the University. Looking ahead to his new role, Professor Whitmarsh commented: ’I am thrilled and honoured to be taking up this...

Mary Beard receives THE Outstanding Achievement Award

18 November 2022

Professor Mary Beard received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards . The citation hailed how she had “broken through the ivory tower’s walls and brought her unique enthusiasm for her subject – and crucially, what it can teach us about contemporary life and politics – to the world”...

University Assistant Professorship in Classics

15 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Classics (Ancient Greek History and/or Archaeology) from 1 September 2023. The role is open to those, at any stage in their career, with a primary research interest in Archaic/Classical/Hellenistic Greek History and/or Archaeology. We welcome...

Brian Leech Memorial Fund

10 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is delighted to announce the establishment of the Brian Leech Memorial Fund. The Fund comes about thanks to a generous donation by Emma Gleave, and is made in memory of her late father, Brian Leech. Brian Leech had a long and successful career as both barrister and judge. He also greatly enjoyed classical studies – with a life-long passion for ancient Greek and Latin languages.