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Stesichorus in Context: new book co-edited by Patrick Finglass

Description
Essays by leading scholars analyse different aspects of the work of the sixth-century Greek poet.
Date:
05/06/2015

Mark Bradley on BBC's 'Rome's Invisible City'

Description
Featuring our own Dr Mark Bradley, the documentary 'Rome's Invisible City' aired on BBC1 at 9pm on Monday night to 4.5 million viewers. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and using cutting-edge 3D scanning technology, the programme explored the underground treasures – aqueducts, sewers, underground cults and catacombs – that underpinned Europe's first metropolis.
Date:
02/06/2015

The Mediterranean crisis – is not like the slave trade.

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An open letter signed by more than 250 academics and experts on slavery and migration from around the globe, has condemned the EU's efforts to prevent migrants from leaving the North African coast. The University of Nottingham's Professor Zoe Trodd and Professor Stephen Hodkinson advise that there is much we might learn from the antislavery past and that the historical 'lesson' is that wealthier nations flourish best when they adapt flexibly and accommodate migrant peoples.
Date:
21/05/2015
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Mature students' information afternoon

Date
03/07/2015
Location:
Physics Building, University Park Campus
Description
An information event for any aspiring mature students (aged 21 or over) interested in studying for the first time at university, including the new arts foundation degree.
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Faculty of Arts call for papers and conferences

Blogs: the latest posts from classics

  • Catullus 16, Money for Nothing, and the value of art
    By Helen Lovatt.   My son is discovering the music of the past via Spotify. Last week he said: ‘Let’s listen to the one with “chips for free”. I really like that one.’ After some discussion and quotation of lines (‘We gotta move these refrigerators’) it became apparent that he meant Money for Nothing by Dire ...
  • On this day in AD221 the emperor Elagabalus adopted Severus Alexander
    What prompted the notorious emperor to adopt his young cousin as his heir?
  • Digital Loebs
    Introducing a new digital resource which will be very useful to all our students. Reposted from the Library Matters blog: Viuamus, mea Lesbia, atque amemus, rumoresque senum seueriorum omnes unius aestimemus assis. Let us live, my Lesbia, and love, and value at one farthing all the talk of crabbed old men. (The Poems of Gaius ...

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