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Harold B Mattingly, 1923–2015

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A former academic staff member of the Department of Classics, Harold B Mattingly, has died, aged 92.
Date:
26/10/2015

Hercules helps businesses get their messages across

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Classics lecturers Esther Eidinow and Katharina Lorenz have been helping businesses understand how ancient stories of gods, heroes and monsters can help them to communicate successfully in the modern business world.
Date:
19/10/2015

Calling all students - join the University music ensembles!

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The University Choir, University Chamber Choir and University Philharmonia are now recruiting for members.
Date:
15/09/2015

Language Centre Module Enrolment 2017

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Students can diversify their degree course by choosing a language module for credits. At the Language Centre we focus on providing language modules with the emphasis on communication. The modules are supported by the virtual learning environment Moodle, digital classrooms and a Self Access Centre for independent learning.We offer 10 credit modules in Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Spanish. The levels range from Stage 1a (complete beginners) to Stage 6 (near native speaker competence). It is possible to improve existing skills or start a new language.
Date:
04/09/2015

A warm welcome to two new appointments

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The Department of Classics is delighted to have recently appointed two new lecturers, Dr David Lewis and Dr Alex Mullen.
Date:
14/07/2015

Classics Undergraduate wins the Marsden Prize 2015

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Very many congratulations to Ellen Richardson, who has been awarded the university's prestigious Marsden Prize.
Date:
14/07/2015

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

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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'

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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

Peer Mentoring Scheme

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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.
Date:
12/05/2015
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