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Events 2011 - 2012

18 May 2012

Seminar, Special Seminar

"The archaeological exploration of Sikyon: a comprehensive approach to the study of a Greek city-state"

Speaker: Yiannis Lolos

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

10 May 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Demetrios Poliorketes, son of  Poseidon and Aphrodite: an Athenian face of the king.  

Speaker: John Russell Holton

N.B. This event is part of the STAGE initiative to increase co-operation amongst the St Andrews, Glasgow and Edinburgh Classics departments.

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

04 May 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

'The Pleasure of the Trope:  Pagan and Christian Authors on the Ethics of Metaphor'

Speaker: Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer

Paper presented as part of the one-day workshop: 'Metaphor in Greek and Roman literature and culture'

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

04 May 2012

Workshop

Metaphor in Greek and Roman Literature and Culture

One day workshop.

Further information>>>

Organised by: Dr Jason Koenig

Starts at: 9:30 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

03 May 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

A Life in Ancient Numismatics

Speaker: Professor Ian Carradice

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

02 May 2012

Seminar, Special Seminar

Socrates and Sexuality in Persius’ Fourth Satire

Speaker: Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

27 April 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

The monk’s tale: the Narratio of pseudo-Nilus of Ancyra

Speaker: John Morgan

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

26 April 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Late Antique Baths at Ostia: A Case Study in Public Building in the West

Speaker: Douglas Underwood

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

20 April 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

'Eris, neikos and opacity in Odyssey 8'.

Speaker: Jon Hesk

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

19 April 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Romanization and the Roman Army of the Principate: an alternative perspective.

Speaker: BJ Harpe

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

11 April 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Constantine the Indecisive: a study in Eusebius' De Laudibus Constantini

Speaker: Christine Lund Koch

N.B. this seminar will be held at 1:00PM

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

23 March 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Gods as epistolary elements

Speaker: Anna Clark

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

22 March 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

‘Brothers in Herodotus’

Speaker: Paula Whiscombe

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

16 March 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

‘The Genre(s) of ancient historiography’

Speaker: Lisa Hau

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

14 March 2012

Academic outreach

Activities afternoon

The School of Classics is hosting a Classics activities afternoon for local schools. Activities will include an electronic guide to ancient Sparta and introductions to the Roman army and Greek drama. Pupils will get an opportunity to explore these aspects of the ancient world with specialist researchers in the School. For further information please contact Dr Alex Long (agl10@st-andrews.ac.uk).

Starts at: 1:30 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

09 March 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Planetary motion in Roman poetry

Speaker: Emma Gee

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

08 March 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

‘Careers in and out of Classics’

Speaker: Jon Hesk

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

02 March 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

'To bury Jupiter, not to praise him'?  Excavations at Maryport 2011 and the reinterpretation of an exceptional series of Roman altars

Speaker: Ian Haynes

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

01 March 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

‘The epithet Keraunos

Speaker: Miles Lester-Pearson

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

24 February 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

"Beautiful to behold is the king": the body and dress of the Achaemenid monarch

Speaker: Lloyd Llewelyn-Jones

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

23 February 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

"Theban History and Archaeology: An Introduction"

Speaker: Michael Furman

Note: this seminar takes place at 5pm on Thursday in S11

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

17 February 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Greek impressions of Indian music

Speaker: Andrew Barker

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

10 February 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Communal hostility and communal resistance in episodes of persecution in North Africa, 180-305.

Speaker: Eric Rebillard

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

16 December 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

Perfect Oligarchs: Birth, Wealth and Merit in Homer

Speaker: Hans van Wees (UCL)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

14 December 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

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Speaker: Alecia Chatham

Starts at: 1:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

09 December 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

Trajan's Column and the Art of Imperial Display in Rome

Speaker: Jon Coulston (St Andrews)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

07 December 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

What Has Beauty to do with Death? Blurred Boundaries in Depictions of Vanth and Lasa in Etruscan Funerary Art

Speaker: Allison J. Weir

N.B. This seminar will be held at 17:15 (S11)

Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

02 December 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

Cicero and Tacitean epigram

Speaker: Christopher Whitton (Cambridge)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

30 November 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Emerging Beauty: Defining Stoic συμμετρ¿α

Speaker: Aiste Celkyte

Starts at: 1:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

25 November 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

Norms of Judgment and Harmless Error in Augustine

Speaker: Alexandra Parvan (St Andrews)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

23 November 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

"The composition date of Photius' Bibliotheca: Who Cares?"

Speaker: Risto-Matti Sarilo

Starts at: 1:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

18 November 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

Likely Rhetoric and the Phaedrus

Speaker: Jenny Bryan (UCL)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

16 November 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

What Happens When Poets Fuck? In Greece and India

Speaker: E. M. Stevens

Starts at: 1:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

04 November 2011 - 18 February 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Moral Exhortation in Augustine’s Confessions?

Speaker: Annemare´ Kotze´ (Stellenbosch)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

03 November 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Ancient Modes of Moral Exhortation: Ancient Theory and Modern Definitions

Speaker: Special Event: Annemaré Kotzé (Stellenbosch)

This seminar will be held on Thursday and 17:00 (S11)

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

28 October 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

In Search of Senators Deceased: Context Matters

Speaker: Barbara Borg (Exeter)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

26 October 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

'Let None of these Warnings be Neglected': How to Predict the Weather From Natural Signs

Speaker: Michael Beardmore

Starts at: 1:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

21 October 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

Christian Eyes for 'Pagan' Images: Nonnus' Dionysiaca on the Edge

Speaker: Konstantinos Spanoudakis (Rethymno)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

20 October 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Phrygian etc. What we don't know about the early aulos

Speaker: Guest Seminar: Stefan Hagel (ÖAW):

This seminar will be held on Thursday and 17:30 (S11)

Starts at: 5:30 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

14 October 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

Parahistory: Literary Criticism and Historical Consciousness

Speaker: Nicolas Wiater (St Andrews)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

12 October 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Tyranny under Alexander the Great and the Diadochi: A case study of the Clearchids of Heraclea Pontica on the Black Sea

Speaker: Miles Lester-Pearson

Starts at: 1:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

07 October 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

The Oikos in the Oresteia and the Origins of Ecological Discourse

Speaker: Emmanuela Bakola (UCL)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

05 October 2011

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Jurists and the past in Gellius, Gaius, and Pomponius

Speaker: Matthijs Wibier

Starts at: 1:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

30 September 2011

Seminar, Research Seminar

Ghosts of Epic Past

Speaker: Katharine Earnshaw (St John's College, Oxford)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

Events Enquiries

Conferences

classcon@st-andrews.ac.uk

Research Seminars

Please direct enquiries to

Roger Rees, 
School of Classics,
University of St Andrews,
St Andrews KY16 9AL.
Tel.:
01334-462600.
E-mail:
rdr1@st-andrews.ac.uk

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If you a not a UK or EU citizen and if you need a letter of invitation for immigration purposes in order to attend an event organised by the School of Classics, please contact classcon@st-andrews.ac.uk.

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