Department of Classics

News, events and social media



Research Exchange magazine online
Read the latest Faculty of Arts research news in our online magazine.



The Mediterranean crisis – is not like the slave trade.

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.

Peer Mentoring Scheme

The School of Humanities is looking for volunteers to become a mentor as part of the 2015 Peer Mentoring Scheme. This is an opportunity for second and third/final year students to act as mentors to new students starting in September. Application forms can be collected from the Taught Course Office reception in the Humanities Building or at the Music Department Office.

Students' research published in international collection

Congratulations to our students who have contributed to a volume of essays based on their own research. The volume came about from our undergraduate Q-Kolleg student exchange programme with the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin.
Displaying 1 to 3 of 107
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next

Back to top


Undergraduate open day
Talk to students and staff, and view the facilities and resources of University Park campus.



Research Seminar

A3, Humanities Building, University Park
Classical Association AGM Lecture: Mark Bradley 'Smelling Rome'
Displaying 1 to 1 of 1

Back to top

Faculty of Arts call for papers and conferences

Blogs: the latest posts from classics

  • May Fest 2015
    Undergraduates Karina Field and Juliet O’Brien describe their experiences helping out at May Fest, the University’s annual community open day.   Karina: To prepare for our ‘Roman-style hairdressing service’, we learned several hairstyles from Janet Stephens’ YouTube tutorials. We then recreated parts of them for the children (and parents) that were willing. We offered two styles: two ...
  • On this day in AD 337 Constantine the Great died
    The coin shows the emperor riding a four-horse chariot with the hand of God reaching down.
  • Women of Troy part 3
    Lynn Fotheringham analyses some audience responses from last week’s production of Women of Troy.     In my last post about the New Theatre’s Women of Troy, I mentioned that I was conducting some audience-research via an on-line questionnaire. I am interested in the different ideas of ‘authenticity’ that affect our response to representations of the ancient world, ...

Back to top



Department of Classics

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Contact details