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Events 2012 - 2013

19 - 20 July 2013

Conference

Imperial Cosmopolitanisms

Global identities and imperial cultures in ancient Eurasia

A symposium

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Organised by: Myles Lavan (St Andrews), Richard Payne (Chicago) & John Weisweiler (Basel/Heidelberg)

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg

19 - 20 June 2013

Conference

Literary Interactions under Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian

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Organised by: Dr Alice König

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

13 June 2013

Workshop

Rethinking Late Hellenistic Greek literature: planning workshop

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Organised by: Jason K├Ânig and Nicolas Wiater

Starts at: 11:30 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

07 - 09 June 2013

Conference

AMPAL 2013

Annual Meeting for Postgrads in Ancient Literature 2013

Two day international conference focussing on “discovering the unreal” in ancient literature.


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Organised by: Ana Kotarcic, Aiste Celkyte, Michael Beardmore, Miles Lester-Pearson, Douglas Underwood, Elsbeth Hymes and Hannah Mace

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

03 May 2013

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

How to do Presentations

Speaker: Nikoletta Manioti

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

26 April 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

Roman Baiae

Speaker: Nicholas Purcell (Oxford)

Part of a one day workshop: 'Landscapes of pleasure'

Starts at: 4:30 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11, School of Classics

26 April 2013

Workshop

Landscapes of pleasure

A half day workshop, with papers by Rachel Mairs, Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones and Nicholas Purcell.

Organised by Dr Myles Lavan, St Andrews

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

24 April 2013

Seminar, Special Seminar

The strangeness of buying and selling in antiquity

Speaker: Nicholas Purcell (Oxford)

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

19 April 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

Sophocles' Eurypylus

Speaker: Lyndsay Coo (Cambridge)

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

19 April 2013

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Grant applications

Speaker: Alex Long

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

12 April 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

Sport, democracy and war in classical Athens

Speaker: David Pritchard (University of Queensland)

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

12 April 2013

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Agathocles on the Moon

Speaker: Philip Baiocchi

(Agathocles' invasion of Africa and Sicilian political dynamics)

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

05 April 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

Aztecs on Olympus: classical learning and native traditions in post-conquest Mexico

Speaker: Andrew Laird (Warwick)

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

15 March 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

The art of making in antiquity: presenting and interpreting Roman stone carving techniques

Speaker: Will Wootton (KCL)

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

15 March 2013

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Time management

Speaker: Jason Konig

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

08 March 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

Divide and rule (or ‘437 and all that!’): boundaries and jurisdictions in late antiquity

Speaker: Benet Salway (UCL)

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

08 March 2013

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

The Latin Epigraphic Culture in the North of the Iberian Peninsula: The Autrigonian Area

Speaker: Marta Fernandes Corral

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

01 March 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

Inscribed rostra from the First Punic War and the quaestorship in the third century BC

Speaker: Jonathan Prag (Oxford)

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

01 March 2013

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Teaching tools

Speaker: Myles Lavan

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

27 February 2013

Seminar, Special Seminar

The land surveyors experiences in Roman Spain

Speaker: Oriol Olesti Vila (Barcelona)

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

22 February 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

History, tyranny, and memory: Tacitus on the death of Cremutius Cordus (Annals 4.34-35)

Speaker: Jakob Wisse (Newcastle)

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

22 February 2013

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

A Question of Solidarity: Oscan Linguistic Identity in Pompeii

Speaker: Leah Wanklyn

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

19 February 2013

Social

Classics Trivia Night

All welcome.

There is no need to form a team beforehand, and prizes will be awarded to the top teams.

Starts at: 7:00 PM
Location: Aikman's bar, St Andrews

15 February 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

The place of Agathon in Plato's Symposium

Speaker: Phillip Horky (Durham)

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

15 February 2013

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

How to ask questions

Speaker: Greg Woolf

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

08 February 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

Singing of kings and battles: Vergil as panegyrist in late antiquity

Speaker: Catherine Ware (Liverpool/Maynooth)

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

08 February 2013

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Helen: Nomen Omen in the second stasimon of Aeschylus’ Agamemnon

Speaker: Nuria Scapin

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

01 February 2013

Seminar, Research Seminar

An Ethical Hermeneutic of the Odyssey

Speaker: Alexander Loney (Yale)

Part of a one day workshop: Ethics in Greek rhetoric and poetry

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

01 February 2013

Workshop

Ethics in Greek rhetoric and poetry

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Organised by: Dr Jon Hesk

Starts at: 11:00 AM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

30 January 2013

Seminar, Special Seminar

Hesiod’s incorporative poetics in the Mecone episode

Speaker: Alexander Loney (Yale)

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

25 January 2013

Workshop

Writing in Rome (and beyond) from Nerva to Hadrian

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Organised by: Dr Alice König

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

14 December 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

TBA

Speaker: Benjamin Naylor

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

07 December 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

TBA

Speaker: Matthijs Wibier

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

30 November 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Visiting scribblers: non-Pompeian graffiti and dipinti in Pompeii.

Speaker: Virginia Campbell (St Andrews)

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

30 November 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

TBA

Speaker: Nuria Scapin

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

23 November 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

The Death of Constantine

Speaker: Jill Harries (St Andrews)

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

23 November 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

A Crisis of Faith? The Inconsistency of Cassius in Plutarch's Roman Lives

Speaker: Cas Valachova (Edinburgh)

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

16 November 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

The ambiguity of metamorphosis: from Homer to du Maurier

Speaker: Richard Buxton (Bristol)

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

16 November 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

The Seleucid Foundation of Roman Syria

Speaker: BJ Harpe

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

16 - 17 November 2012

Conference

Hip Sublime: Beat Poets and the classical tradition in post-war America

Two day conference jointly hosted by the University of St Andrews and the University of Pennsylvania.

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: University of Pennsylvania

09 November 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Another Medea? Procne in Ovid's Metamorphoses 6

Speaker: Nikoletta Manioti (St Andrews)

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

09 November 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Only the wise man is beautiful: the Stoic 'paradox'

Speaker: Aiste Celkyte

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

02 November 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

The cosmology of Archelaus of Athens.

Speaker: Gabor Betegh (Central European University)

The opening paper for the ‘Ancient Cosmologies’ conference.
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Please note: the venue has changed to School 2, St Salvator's Quad

 

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School 2, St Salvator's Quad

02 November 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Images of Roman land division: a new approach to cadastral inscriptions

Speaker: Anouk Vermeulen

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

02 - 04 November 2012

Conference

Ancient Cosmologies

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Organised by: Karla Pollmann, Sarah Broadie and Alex Long

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: University of St Andrews

26 October 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Transformative goods: Plato on moral vision.

Speaker: M.M. McCabe (KCL)

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

24 October 2012

Talk

Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology

Speaker: Sue Black

On Wednesday, 24th October, Sue Black from Durham University is coming to St Andrews to speak about her work and general techniques of Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology.

This is part of the Student Archaeological Society's weekly Wednesday Lunch & Lecture series, so if you'd like to have lunch with us, please bring a pound for members and two pounds for non-members. Lunch starts at 1pm in C26 and our talks typically last 45 minutes to an hour. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: C26, Craigard, School of Classics

23 October 2012

Social

Classics Trivia Night

All welcome.

There is no need to form a team beforehand, and prizes will be awarded to the top teams.

Starts at: 7:00 PM
Location: Aikman's bar, St Andrews

19 October 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Does the siege of Masada ‘teach us’ anything about Judaean militancy or Roman power?

Speaker: Steve Mason (Aberdeen)

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

19 October 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

New Athens - the foundation of Constantinople in Himerius' Oration 41

Speaker: Christine Greenlee

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

12 October 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Epic examples: Ennius and Virgil

Speaker: Nora Goldschmidt (Durham)

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

12 October 2012

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Business as usual – almost: representations of aristocratic achievement during the civil wars  

Speaker: Hannah Mitchell

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

05 October 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

The changing image of Zeus at Olympia

Speaker: Judy Barringer (Edinburgh)

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

01 October 2012

Seminar, Special Seminar

Greco-Roman music in the 1890s: from excavation to the Olympic Congress to Broadway Spectacular

Speaker: John Solomon (Illinois)

(Monday 1 October) An extra seminar in addition to the usual Friday programme.

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

28 September 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

On Rome’s ecological contribution to British flora and fauna: landscape, legacy and identity

Speaker: Robert Witcher (Durham)

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

21 September - 30 August 2012

Seminar, Research Seminar

Aias in Athens

Speaker: Adrian Kelly (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

Travel

Getting to St Andrews

Maps & directions

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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