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3D Scanner used to recreate model of the Lake District

Description
Dr Gary Priestnall from the School of Geography has been researching what was the first 'mathematically accurate' 3D relief model of the Lake District.
Date:
26/01/2015

Popular Culture Lecture Series

Description
A new Popular Culture Lecture Series will explore diverse facets and features of popular culture
Date:
19/01/2015

School of Humanities Tuition Fee Scholarships for 2015 entry

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These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of excellent academic achievement and potential. Deadline for applications 12 Noon 28 April 2015
Date:
14/01/2015
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Events

ISOS Annual Public Lecture 2015

Date
11/02/2015
Location:
Highfield House A2, University Park Campus
Description
The ISOS Annual Lecture will be delivered by Prof Robin Law, Emeritus Professor of African History (University of Stirling) on 'Provisioning the slave trade: the supply of corn on the seventeenth-century Gold Coast'.

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

Date
25/03/2015
Location:
B13, Physics and Astronomy Building, University Park
Description
A lecture followed by Q&A session by Lynn Fotheringham & Stephen Hodkinson (Department of Classics)

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.
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Blogs: the latest posts from classics

  • A Reign of Terror
    As part of the Nottingham ‘Anniversaries through Coins’ project, Larissa Ransom describes how, on this day, 20th January 175AD, Commodus was enrolled into all sacred colleges as priest Commodus (Caesar Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus) was born on 31st August 161AD to Marcus Aurelius and his wife, Faustina the Younger. He was the sole surviving ...
  • Res publica restituta?
    As part of the Nottingham ‘Anniversaries through Coins’ project, Matthew Myers describes how on this day, the 16th January in 27 BC, Octavian became Augustus. Following the defeat of his former ally Marc Antony and the Egyptian queen Cleopatra at the battle of Actium in 31 BC, Octavian emerged as the victor of civil war ...
  • Caesar Crosses the Rubicon!
    As part of the Nottingham ‘Anniversaries through Coins’ project, Michael Welbourn  reports how, on this day the tenth of January, in 49 BC, Julius Caesar crossed the river Rubicon and precipitated the final crisis of the Roman republic. Tracing the roots of this momentous decision requires us to go back eleven years to 60 BC. ...

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