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The following meetings of the Philological Society have been arranged for Michaelmas and Lent Terms 2022-2023. With the exception of the meeting on February 9th, which will take place on Zoom only, we are anticipating that the meetings will be taking place in-person, and that tea will be available beforehand.  Those meetings held in the Classics Faculty will also be live-streamed via Zoom.  


Thursday 17 November,  4.30 - 6.00 pm, Room G.21, Faculty of Classics (& on Zoom):

Dr Jana Mokrisova: ‘Carians and Lelegians: Interrogating affiliations, boundaries and difference through material culture in first millennium BCE Caria’.


Thursday 24 November 2022, 4.30 – 6.00 pm, Old Combination Room, Trinity College:

Dr Lea Niccolai: ‘Porphyry on the rational animal’.


Thursday 9 February 2023, 5 pm (NB Please note start time), Zoom only:

Prof. Andrea Nightingale: ‘Exile, Quest, Homecoming:  Narratives of the Immortal Soul and the Mortal Philosopher in Plato’s Phaedo, Republic, and Phaedrus’.


Thursday 23 February 2023, 4.30 – 6.00 pm, Room G.21, Faculty of Classics (& on Zoom):

Prof. David Goldstein: ‘Divergence-time estimation in Indo-European: The case of Latin’.


Thursday 9 March 2023, 4.30 – 6.00 pm, Lightfoot Room, St. John's College:

Dr Talitha Kearey: ‘Simile and its Discontents’.


Information on Easter Term to follow.

More information about the Philological Society and about how to become a member (which includes a subscription to CCJ) can be found at



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