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Research Exchange magazine online
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ISOS Annual Lecture available on video

The ISOS Annual Public Lecture 2015 given by Prof Robin Law, Emeritus Professor of African History, University of Stirling is now available to view on video.

Katharina Lorenz writes about Percy Gardner

Katharina Lorenz has written a blog post for the Argonauts and Emperors blog.

Teaching Associate Peter Davies gives interview to the Corriere Trentino newspaper, Italy

Department of Classics Teaching Associate and Secretary for the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies, Peter Davies, gives an interview to the Corriere Trentino newspaper following a talk in Italy.
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Undergraduate open day
Talk to students and staff, and view the facilities and resources of University Park campus.



CBET Workshop - The Fate of the Body After Death

A series of workshops bringing together biblical and historical perspectives with contemporary and theological points. The second workshop will focus on the fate of the body after death.

Popular Culture Lecture Series: "This is Sparta!": representing ancient Greece in film and comics.

B13, Physics and Astronomy Building, University Park
A lecture followed by Q&A session by Lynn Fotheringham & Stephen Hodkinson (Department of Classics)

Plutarch & Sparta colloquium

In recognition of the fundamental interconnection of Plutarch and Sparta, the University will host a colloquium bringing together expert scholars from both fields to explore how historical and literary specialists can learn from each other.
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Faculty of Arts call for papers and conferences

Blogs: the latest posts from classics

  • Sappho’s Beloved
    Doctoral student Harriet Lander introduces a case-study from her work on the history of translations of Sappho.   Solon, according to Aelian, asked his nephew to teach him one of Sappho’s poems, ‘So that I may learn it and then die’. This desire to know and understand Sappho’s lyrics has been a pervasive attitude from antiquity ...
  • Singing the blues
    Mark Bradley hunts for the ‘missing’ colours in the ancient world The ancient Greeks and Romans probably would have wondered what the fuss is about. They would have seen a dress that looked slightly different depending on the viewer’s angle. They might have thought it peculiar as fashion – more like a costume for comedy ...
  • This INSANE post will change your life!
    Oliver Thomas goes fishing for your attention with the help of some ancient Greek authors.   I find ‘clickbait’ one of the most annoying features of the internet. When I’m minding my own procrastinatory business on Facebook, suddenly something entitled ‘This INSANE article will change your life’ pops up in my feed, aggressively colonising my attention by ...

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Department of Classics

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