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Classical Archaeology Seminars


Seminars start Tuesdays 16:30 and finish at 18:00, they are held in room 1.04 in the Faculty of Classics. All are welcome.


15 October

Dyfri Williams (Brussels)

The Vase-painter’s Gaze: Les Images de la Cité


22 October    

Dominik Maschek (Oxford)

Greed and Grievances, Violence and Bloodshed. The Archaeology of Civil War in Late Republican Italy


29 October (in collaboration with the University’s Centre for Visual Culture)         

Alexander Marr (Cambridge)

Rubens: Genial Painting


5 November  

Hugo Shakeshaft (Oxford)

Doing Things with Beauty: the Aesthetics of Dedication in Archaic Greece


12 November (special session on new approaches to death)

John Robb (Cambridge)

Making Ancestors: the Political Lives of the Dead

Shelley Hales (Bristol)

Approaching the Classical Past through the Victorian Cemetery


19 November

Jess Hughes (Open University)

Religion and Memory in the Valley of Pompeii


26 November

Corinna Riva (UCL)

Sovereign Power and the Power of Sacrifice: Herakles and Geryon in Archaic South Etruria




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Vacancy: Faculty Administrative Assistant

Oct 04, 2019

Details of how to apply for this vacancy are now available online

Myles Burnyeat

Sep 23, 2019

The Faculty is very sorry to have to report the death, aged 80, of Myles Burnyeat, Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy from 1984 to 1996, and honorary Fellow of Robinson, on Friday 20th September.

2019 Gifford Lectures

Jun 04, 2019

Professor Beard's Gifford Lectures (University of Edinburgh), on The Ancient World and Us: From Fear and Loathing to Enlightenment and Ethics, are now available on line.

The Runciman Award 2019

May 13, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Robin Osborne is a recipient of the Runciman Award 2019 for 'The Transformation of Athens' (Princeton University Press).

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