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Classical Archaeology Seminars

D: CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

Seminars will take place remotely and start at 16:30 (via Zoom <https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/94765092675?pwd=aExQbjJkUmozTHhhbzhvcUdRVys3Zz09>). All are welcome.

 

The schedule for Lent 2021 is as follows:

 

26 JANUARY (CANCELLED DUE TO SPEAKER ILLNESS - TO BE RESCHEDULED)

Corisande FENWICK (London)

Living and Dying in Christian North Africa: the funerary landscape at Bulla Regia, Tunisia

 

2 FEBRUARY

Sylvian FACHARD (Lausanne/Athens)

The Borders of Attica: A Landscape Approach

 

9 FEBRUARY

NO SEMINAR

 

16 FEBRUARY

Jan SIENKIEWICZ (University of Cambridge)

When Kylix Met Brazier... Local (re)production of chamber tomb burial and the dynamics of 'Mycenaeanisation' in the south-east Aegean

 

23 FEBRUARY

Penelope DAVIES (Texas)

Locating Regime Change: The Fate of the Golden House and Vespasian’s Body Politic

 

2 MARCH

Nathan ARRINGTON (Princeton)

After Nestor's Cup: Vase-Painting, Subjectivity, and the Symposium in the 7th Century

 

9 MARCH

Verity PLATT (Cornell)

Ancient Relief: Terminology, Medium, Ontology

 

16 MARCH

Marcos MARTINÓN-TORRES (Cambridge)                                               

Collective action: the making and breaking of gold objects in Early Bronze Age Crete

 

 

 

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Unveiling the Invisible: Analysing Roman pottery

Feb 25, 2021

Archaeologists Alessandro Launaro, Senior Lecturer, and Ninetta Leone, Research Associate, have been working as members of the Cambridge MACH group to develop mathematical approaches to the classification of Roman pottery, part of the “Unveiling the Invisible” project funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of John Easterling

Feb 23, 2021

A Fellow of Trinity from 1958, and Secretary of Trinity College Council for very many years, John was a University Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Philosophy) before he was appointed to the Office of University Draftsman at the Old Schools. John died on 23 February after a long illness.

Facilitating school visits and learning Latin with MoCA

Feb 23, 2021

Justyna Ladosz, Education and Outreach Coordinator in the Museum of Classical Archaeology, explains how she continues to facilitate lessons for school groups whilst the Museum remains closed, and how the Faculty’s students continue to deliver the Learn Latin with MoCA project.

Rebecca Flemming has been appointed a Joukowsky Lecturer

Feb 23, 2021

Dr Rebecca Flemming, Senior Lecturer in Ancient History and Fellow of Jesus College, has been appointed as a Joukowsky Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) for 2020-21. Rebecca also recently featured on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discussing the Justinianic Plague.

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