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Events 2015 - 2016

11 July 2016

Workshop

God and the gods in Late antiquity – where next? 

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Organised by: Antti Lampinen & Jill Harries

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

15 June 2016

Exhibition

Through a Glass Darkly: Perceptions of Art, Artefact and Context  

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Opening of the interactive exhibition of Cypriot material from the University’s collection. Come and have a glass of wine and visit both the physical and virtual collection. Help contribute to brand new ongoing research for the University of St Andrews.

Please contact Rebecca Sweetman, rs43@st-andrews.ac.uk  for futher details.

Organised by: Alison Hadfield, Sophia Mirashrafi and Rebecca Sweetman

Starts at: 6:15 PM
Location: Learning Loft, MUSA, 7a The Scores, St Andrews

15 - 16 June 2016

Conference

Regionalism and Integration in the Later Roman Empire (270-305)

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Organised by: Antti Lampinen, Carlos Machado and Roger Rees

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Wednesday: School V, St Salvator’s Quad, University of St Andrews Thursday: Arts Lecture, University of St Andrews

13 - 14 June 2016

Conference

Literary and Cultural Interactions in the Roman Empire: 96-235

Fourth in a series of conferences stemming from the project "Literary Interactions under Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian".

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Organised by: Dr Alice König and Prof. Rebecca Langlands

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: Exeter

06 - 11 June 2016

Conference

Roman Military Equipment

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Organised by: Dr Jon Coulston, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: School of Physics, University of St Andrews

27 May 2016

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Talk like an Egyptian: Intercultural allusions and intertextuality in Achilles Tatius 5.6-7

Speaker: Jo Norton-Curry

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

13 May 2016

Meeting

PG Open Meeting

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

06 May 2016

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Limits of Dread: πε?ραρ, ?σχατα, and Dangerous Edge-Space in Homeric Formulae

Speaker: Chloe Bray

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

29 April 2016

Conference

Praising Constantine

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Organised by: Roger Rees (St Andrews) & Bruce Gibson (Liverpool)

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

22 April 2016

Workshop

Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

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Organised by: Rebecca Sweetman

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

21 April 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

Daily life on Athenian Vases

Speaker: John Oakley (William and Mary)

Please note that this seminar is on a Thursday.

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

19 April 2016

Lecture

The Spectre of Comparisons: The Greek Crisis, Antiquity and the Politics of the Past

Speaker: Prof. Dimitris Tziovas, Birmingham


Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews: public lecture

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Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11

15 April 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

Socrates Framed: The Platonic Art of Scene Painting

Speaker: Liz Pender (Leeds)

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

15 April 2016

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Adulterers of the Julio-Claudian Dynasty

Speaker: Sarah Azevedo

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

04 - 05 April 2016

Conference

The Northern Association for Ancient Philosophy  

Annual meeting, sponsored by the Scots Philosophical Association

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Organised by: Alex Long & Barbara Sattler

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: S11, Swallowgate, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

01 April 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

Choregic Dedications and What They Tell Us about Comic Performance in the Fourth Century BC

Speaker: Eric Csapo (Sydney/Institute for Classical Studies)

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

31 March 2016

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

The nature of the soul in the Phaedo

Speaker: Manlio Fossati

N.B. This seminar is on a Thursday.

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

29 March 2016

Lecture

Greek Wines: Ancient and Modern

Speaker: Mr Mark Savage M.W.


Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews: public lecture

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Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11

11 March 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

How to treat anxiety: Galen's ethical philosophy in his essay Peri alypias

Speaker: Sofia Xenofontos (Glasgow)

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

04 March 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

Stay who you were. Keeping the Roman provinces and provincials 'ethnic'

Speaker: Antti Lampinen (St Andrews)

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

04 March 2016

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

The abuse and mutilation of corpses during the first Civil War

Speaker: Consuelo Martino

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

01 March 2016

Lecture

The Scottish-Hellenic Connection: The Third Marquess of Bute (1847-1900)

Speaker: Dr Ruth Macrides, Birmingham


Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews: public lecture

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Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11

26 February 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

‘Documenting the emergence of the Cult of Saints: possibilities and challenges’

Speaker: Bryan Ward-Perkins (Oxford)

Professor Ward–Perkins’ paper will launch the St Andrews Centre for Late Antiquity and will be followed by a drinks reception in the School of Classics.

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

23 February 2016

Lecture

Oresteia in 2015

Speaker: Dr Rosie Wyles, Kent


Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews: public lecture

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Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11

19 February 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

 Achilles Tatius: Bellies, Births, and Bastards

Speaker: Ian Repath (Swansea)

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

19 February 2016

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Achilles Tatius - “Ideas for papers on book 5 of Achilles Tatius”

Speaker: Jo Norton-Curry

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

12 February 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

Regional specialization and economic development in the Roman period: a view from southern Turkey

Speaker: Candace Rice (Edinburgh)

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

11 February 2016

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Two short papers:

Speaker: Ben Naylor

"Regional trends in Iberian livestock, focusing on the possible role of fodder". &

"Rainfall patterns and possibilities for collaboration during the ploughing season."

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

05 February 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

Rethinking the spread of Roman citizenship in the provinces

Speaker: Myles Lavan (St Andrews)

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

29 January 2016

Seminar, Research Seminar

Revolting subjects, ancient and modern: Thebes (Egypt) 207 BC, Delhi 1857, Dublin 1916-1921

Speaker: Brian McGing (Trinity Dublin)

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

27 November 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Neglected Ethnographies: the visual and material

Speaker: Joe Skinner (Newcastle)

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

24 November 2015

Lecture

The Past as Memory, the Present as Aesthetics, the Future as Ethics: C.P.Cavafy in Queer Time

Speaker: Dr Dimitris Papanikolaou, Oxford


Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews: public lecture

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Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11

20 November 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

North Africans in Roman art

Speaker: Ben Russell (Edinburgh)

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

20 November 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Images of foreign and subject peoples on Augustan coinage

Speaker: Ellen MacDougall

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

13 November 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Cyrus the Ethnographer: The End of Herodotus’ Histories Revisited

Speaker: Tim Rood (Oxford)

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

13 November 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Madness in Xenophon’s Memorablia

Speaker: Matthew Shelton

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

11 November 2015

Meeting

An introduction to PG applications and the MLitt course.

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

06 November 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

A Model Marriage? Narrating the Courtship of Mars and Venus in Word and Image

Speaker: Molly Swetnam Burley (William & Mary)

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

06 November 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Consolidation and Power in Central Greece.

Speaker: Michael Furman

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

04 November 2015

Inaugural Lecture

"Oros: Mountains in Ancient Greek and Roman Culture"

Speaker: Jason König (St Andrews)

Followed by a drinks reception in Lower College Hall.

All welcome

Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: School III, St Salvator's Quad, University of St Andrews

30 October 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

On second thoughts, does nature love to hide? Heraclitus B123 reconsidered

Speaker: Shaul Tor (KCL)

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

27 October 2015

Lecture

The Animal World of the Caeretan Hydriai 

Speaker: Dr Sian Lewis, St Andrews


Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews: public lecture

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Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11

23 October 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

To be Roman, be a man?   Constructions of masculinity in Flavian epic

Speaker: Elina Pyy (Helsinki/St Andrews)

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

23 October 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Aristotle and Style

Speaker: Ana Kotarcic

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

23 - 24 October 2015

Conference

The Classical Body Split Open: Corporal Obscenity in Antiquity

Call for papers: Deadline 25 September >>

Organised by: Maria Giulia Franzoni (PhD - University of St Andrews), Sebastiano Bertolini (PhD - University of Edinburgh), Sarah May Wolstencroft (PhD - University of Glasgow)

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

16 October 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Of Coiling Snakes and Lost Heroes – Tyrian Coin Motifs and the Phoenician Past

Speaker: Fred Hirt (Liverpool)

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

16 October 2015

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

The not so Etruscan Tarquins

Speaker: James Crooks

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

13 October 2015

Social

Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews: Opening party

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Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: Swallowgate 11

09 October 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Authors Old and New in the Writing of Sidonius Apollinaris

Speaker: Aaron Pelttari (Edinburgh)

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

07 October 2015

Seminar, Special Seminar

Speaking to the community: late antique sermons as political oratory

Speaker: Gillian Clark (Bristol)

Please note: this seminar will be in School II, St Salvator's Quad.

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

02 October 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Did She Jump or Was She Pushed? An Exploration of Greek Mythemes

Speaker: Esther Eidinow (Nottingham)

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

02 October 2015

Meeting

PG welcome

An informal meeting in S4

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

25 September 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Pain, pleasure and narrative in the Ideal Greek Romances

Speaker: Daniel King (Exeter)

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

23 September 2015

Seminar, Special Seminar

The annunciation to Mary: reading between image and text

Speaker: Glenn Most (Chicago)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Arts Lecture Theatre, The Scores, University of St Andrews

18 September 2015

Seminar, Research Seminar

Suicide, gods and the city in Greek philosophy

Speaker: Alex Long (St Andrews)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: Arts Lecture Theatre, The Scores, University of St Andrews

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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