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New for 2016 entry: Arts and Humanities with Foundation Year BA

Description
This is a new full-time programme designed for UK students whose school-leaving qualifications do not meet the current admissions requirements for direct entry to undergraduate programmes in the arts and humanities, and mature students holding non-standard qualifications.
Date:
17/03/2015

New Masters scholarship scheme

Description
For 2015 entry, the University has 175 new scholarships of £10,000 available for Masters students from under-represented groups. available for Masters students from under-represented groups.
Date:
16/03/2015

MA funding for 2015/16

Description
Two sources of funding for MA study within the Department of Classics available at Nottingham in 2015/16.
Date:
06/03/2015
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Undergraduate open day
Talk to students and staff, and view the facilities and resources of University Park campus.
 

 

Events

Plutarch & Sparta colloquium

Date
31/03/2015
Description
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.

Research Seminar

Date
28/04/2015
Location:
A3, Humanities Building, University Park
Description
Will Leveritt (University of Nottingham): Deciphering the Woburn Abbey triumph sarcophagus

Research Seminar

Date
05/05/2015
Location:
A3, Humanities Building, University Park
Description
John Marincola (Florida State University)
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Faculty of Arts call for papers and conferences

Blogs: the latest posts from classics

  • Hugh Trevor-Roper and Edward Gibbon
    Simon Malloch traces a bridge from his current research on Hugh Trevor-Roper to his teaching on Edward Gibbon’s classical scholarship.   In March 1959 Hugh Trevor-Roper, Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, took his wife Xandra, the daughter of Field Marshal Haig, to convalesce in Beaulieu-sur-Mer. From there he wrote a long letter to the ...
  • Charting the Spartan Mirage
    Dr Philip Davies discusses the intellectual background to a conference on Plutarch and Sparta, to be held in Nottingham on 31 March.   At the core of any research on Sparta lies a peculiar methodological dilemma. Sparta is one of the most renowned of the ancient Greek city-states, and after its defeat of Athens in ...
  • On this day in 180AD the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius died
    On the coin he is shown ascending to heaven on the back on an eagle, seeming to wave goodbye to the world.

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