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Events 2014 - 2015

24 July 2015

Workshop

Death and Immortality in Greek Philosophy and early Christianity  

One day workshop

Programme and booking information >>

Organised by: Dr Alex Long, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

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

18 - 19 June 2015

Conference

Classical Association of Scotland Conference 2015

The Ethics of Reading in Hellenistic and Early Imperial Greek and Roman Texts

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Organised by: Local organiser Dr Nicolas Wiater, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

18 - 19 June 2015

Conference

Literary Interactions under Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian 3: ‘Literary Interactions across Linguistic, Cultural and Religious Boundaries’

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Organised by: James Uden

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: Boston University

03 June 2015

Workshop

Ritual Dynamics in Late Antiquity  

One day colloquium

Speakers and registration

Organised by: Dr Crystal Addey, School of Classics, University of St Andrews, and Eleonora Zeper, Università di Roma Tre-Tor Vergata

Starts at: 10:00 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

03 June 2015

Conference

Ritual Dynamics in late Antiquity

About the conference, and booking information

Final Programme (PDF, 383 KB)

 

Organised by: Dr Crystal Addey

Starts at: 10:00 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

01 May 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Unspeakable and accursed deeds: the language of crime between Republican and Senecan tragedy

Speaker: Matthew Payne

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

24 April 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Animal as Individual in Aelian’s "On Animals"

Speaker: Savannah DiMarco

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

24 April 2015

Workshop

Early Roman Historiography

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The event is free to attend. Please email classcon@st-andrews.ac.uk by 17th April to let us know you're attending. Please remember to include any dietary requirements you may have. 

Organised by: Dr Roger Rees & Rebecca Sweetman

Starts at: 10:00 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

22 April 2015

Seminar, Special Seminar

Fiction and tradition in Livy’s history of early Rome

Speaker: Prof Denis Feeney (Princeton)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

17 April 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Comic wisdom: maxims and quotation culture in Greek comedy

Speaker: Matthew Wright (Exeter)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

10 April 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Giving in the name of God: Roman aristocrats and the economics of salvation

Speaker: Carlos Machado (St Andrews)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

03 April 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

‘Outdated incivilities’: Hugh Trevor-Roper and classical studies

Speaker: Simon Malloch (Nottingham)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

20 - 21 March 2015

Conference

StAGE 2015

Classics Postgraduate Conference
Training and Research in Material Culture Related to the Ancient World

This two day conference aims to bring together postgraduates and professionals working at museums, universities and similar institutions in fields related to the material culture of the ancient world (which may include numismatics, papyrology, museum curation, epigraphy, forensic anthropology, and virtual reality reconstruction).

These professionals will lead workshops designed to provide insight and training in these areas, which may not otherwise be accessible through universities.

Interspersed with these workshops, we aim to highlight current postgraduate research in fields related to the study of the ancient world, following the usual pattern of the StAGE conference.

 

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

13 March 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Water, nymphs and a palm grove: The so-called “South Agora” at Aphrodisias

Speaker: Andrew Wilson (Oxford)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

13 March 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Magical Dialogue in Vergil's Aeneid 4

Speaker: Alanna Archer

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

11 March 2015

Workshop

Landscape, Language and Metaphor 

 

Program

2.00-2.20   Nancy Worman ‘Dreams of Order: Landscape and Metaphor in Ancient Literary Theory’.

2.30-2.50   Emma GeeLandscape and cosmos in Claudian, 'De raptu Proserpinae’’.

3.00-3.20  Nikoletta Manioti ‘Changing landscapes: Ceres’ flight over the Greco-Roman world’.

3.20-3.50   Discussion & Coffee

4.00-4.20   Ben Lowe ‘Litore phocaio pelagi vi exanimatae: Greek toponyms in Contestania Iberica’.

4.30-4.50   Andreas Spal ‘‘Amat qui scribit...’. Making the Reader a Part of the Landscape’

Discussion & Close

All welcome - no need to pre-book.

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

10 March 2015

Seminar, Special Seminar

The sibling hand: affective proximities in Sophocles and Euripedes

Speaker: Nancy Worman (Columbia)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

06 March 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Penelope: a model “military wife”?

Speaker: Emma Bridges (OU)

Please note this week  the seminar will take place in room S4.

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S4, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

06 March 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Animal as Individual in Aelian’s "On Animals"

Speaker: Savannah DiMarco

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

05 - 09 March 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Medea in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica

Speaker: Caroline Przybilla

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room S4, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

27 February 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Augustus and the constraints of tradition

Speaker: Olivier Hekster (Nijmegen)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

27 February 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Representing ‘Others’ in late Roman Republican coinage

Speaker: Ellen MacDougall

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

25 February 2015

Seminar, Special Seminar

The letter of the law: Ovid’s Acontius and Cydippe

Speaker: Ioannis Ziogas (ANU)

Starts at 2pm

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

24 February 2015

Seminar, Special Seminar

Plato’s Women Readers 

Speaker: Crystal Addey (St Andrews)

Hosted by the Scottish-Hellenic Society of St Andrews
1
7:30 in S11

Starts at: 5:30 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

20 February 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Time and temporal things

Speaker: Barbara Sattler (St Andrews)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

20 February 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Controlling the Northern Euboean Gulf: Histiaea and Thebes in the 370s and 360s B.C.

Speaker: Michael Furman

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

13 February 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Redefining Greatness: Thinking big, Virtue, and Happiness in Aristotle’s megalopsychia

Speaker: Kleanthis Mantzouranis (St Andrews)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

07 February 2015

Conference

Undergraduate History Conference

Innovation or Restoration? Calls for Change and Tradition in History

The History Society warmly invites everyone to join us for the Second Undergraduate History Conference. This conference offers students a wonderful opportunity to present independently researched papers in a friendly environment. Come and join us to hear what undergraduates from all historical disciplines, from Ancient through Modern, have to say about our theme, Innovation or Restoration. Join the discussions, socialise, and meet other history enthusiasts!

£5 including coffee/tea and biscuits

Provisional Programme (PDF, 233 KB)

If you have any questions, please e-mail Laura.

Starts at: 9:30 AM
Location: Arts Lecture Theatre, University of St Andrews

06 February 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Hellenistic localism: cross-cultural coincidence or imperial phenomenon?

Speaker: Kathryn Stevens (Durham)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

30 January 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

‘In decent Latin’: an obscene Latin dialogue

Speaker: Jennifer Ingleheart (Durham)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Room S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

22 - 23 January 2015

Conference

Animals, Monsters and Demons: a Comparative Approach

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Organised by: Dr Samantha Newington (University of Aberdeen) and Dr Sian Lewis (University of St Andrews)

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

28 November 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

Paying the price of Empire: Warfare and the Economy in the Middle Republic

Speaker: Jeremy Armstrong (Auckland)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

21 November 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

On the Edge: Objects and Liminality in Homer

Speaker: Lilah Canevaro (Edinburgh)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

21 November 2014

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Middle-Aged Man Meets Match: Idomeneus and Aineias (Iliad, 13.468-515)

Speaker: Colin McLaren

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

14 November 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

The Playwright as Slave: Roman comedy between poetics and politics

Speaker: Alison Sharrock (Manchester)

Please note the location for this seminar is now School V.

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School V, St Salvator's Quad, University of St Andrews

14 November 2014

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Aristotle's concept of lexis

Speaker: Ana Kotarcic

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

08 November 2014

Workshop

Post-classical Libraries

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Organised by: Professor Jason König and Professor Greg Woolf

Starts at: 10:00 AM
Location: S11, Swallowgate, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

07 November 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

“The most politic historiographer”: Thucydides in modern political theory

Speaker: Neville Morley (Bristol)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

07 November 2014

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Reassembling the Iberians: actor-network approaches to Iberian settlement patterns

Speaker: Ben Naylor

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

31 October 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

The Late Antique City: Change or Decline?

Speaker: Luke Lavan (Kent)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

31 October 2014

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Advice for the run up to submitting a PhD/the PhD Viva

Speaker: Doug Underwood

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

24 October 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

‘Scottish-Polish Cooperation on Plato at the turn of 19th and 20th Centuries’

Speaker: Tomasz Mróz (University of Zielona Góra and CEPPA)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

17 October 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

‘The highest and most marvellous of the senses’:  Ptolemy on sight, hearing and scientific instruments

Speaker: David Creese (Newcastle)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

16 October 2014

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Presentation Skills

Speaker: Greg Woolf

Please note: this seminar is on Thursday

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

14 October 2014

Lecture

Skeletal variation in modern Greeks: Applications in forensic casework

Speaker: Dr Elena Kranioti (Edinburgh)

An event hosted by The Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews.

Please arrive 5-10 minutes ahead of the starting time, and note that the door in the Swallowgate building will close at 5.30pm.

Starts at: 5:30 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

10 October 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

Homer and the ekphrasists: The Elder Philostratus’s Scamander (Imagines I.1)

Speaker: Michael Squire (KCL)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

09 October 2014

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Title to be announced

Speaker: Anouk Vermeulen

Please note: this pg seminar is on Thursday in S11.

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

03 October 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

Croesus and the oracles: new evidence

Speaker: Peter Thonemann (Oxford)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

03 October 2014

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Tutoring Advice/Troubleshooting

Speaker: Sian Lewis

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: C26, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

26 September 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

Pitying Oedipus

Speaker: Patrick Finglass (Nottingham)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

19 September 2014

Seminar, Research Seminar

Writing history in the reign of Constantius II

Speaker: Peter Van Nuffelen (Ghent)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

19 September 2014

Workshop

Social and Intellectual authority under Constantius II

Programme & booking information >>

Organised by: Roger Rees

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, St Andrews

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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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