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Events 2017 - 2018

26 - 27 July 2018

Conference

Imperial and local citizenship in the long second century

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Organised by: Myles Lavan

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

11 - 14 July 2018

Conference

The 11th Celtic Conference in Classics

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Organised by: Professor Douglas Cairns (University of Edinburgh), Dr Anton Powell (Classical Press of Wales) and Dr Sian Lewis (University of St Andrews)

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

04 - 06 July 2018

Conference

The Uncertain Past: Probability and Other Approaches to Historical Uncertainty

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Organised by: Myles Lavan

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

13 June 2018

Workshop

Aspects of Platonism 

Current Postgraduate Research.

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Organised by: Julia Pfefferkorn, Stephen Halliwell

Starts at: 12:45 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

23 May 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Greek printing in Paris in the sixteenth-century

Speaker: Natasha Constantinidou (Cyprus)

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

17 - 18 May 2018

Conference

Visualising War in different disciplines: an interdisciplinary colloquium

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Organised by: Alice K├Ânig & Nicolas Wiater

Starts at: 10:00 AM
Location: St Andrews

27 April 2018

Seminar, Special Seminar

Visual exegesis of the Epistle to the Hebrews in San Vitale, Ravenna

Speaker: David Moffitt (St Andrews)

Work in progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

25 April 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

A World of Saviours: "salvation" (soteria) and "saving" Gods in Ancient Greece

Speaker: Theodora Jim (Lancaster)

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

20 April 2018

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

TBA

Speaker: Bart Danon

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

18 April 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Thucydides’ Periclean Speeches

Speaker: Elizabeth Irwin (Columbia)

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

13 April 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

The transformations of Roman Italy: the view from Interamna Lirenas

Speaker: Alessandro Launaro (Cambridge)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

13 April 2018

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Cavalry in Pre-Roman Iberia and Gaul

Speaker: Alastair Lumsden

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

06 April 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Herodotus’ Egypt in the Age of Enlightenment

Speaker: Suzanne Marchand (Louisiana State University)

Distinguished Visiting Scholar 2017-8

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

06 April 2018

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Training: Completing and publishing the PhD [Alex Long] and Presentations [Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis].

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

04 April 2018

Seminar, Special Seminar

Science and belief in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Speaker: James Palmer (St Andrews)

Work in progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

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

16 March 2018

Seminar, Special Seminar

Late antique epigrams as historical sources? A case study from the age of Justinian

Speaker: Arianna Gullo (Durham)

Work in progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

16 March 2018

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Interdum Vocem Comoedia tollit. Tragedy and Comedy in dialogue in Plautus

Speaker: Eugenio Rallo

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

14 March 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Greek bodies at the margins: Disability, prosthetics and votive dedications

Speaker: Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis (St Andrews)

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

13 March 2018

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Peer Reading Group Session

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

09 March 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

The “Porus coinage” of Alexander the Great: A Near-Eastern Perspective

Speaker: Stephen Harrison (Swansea)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

09 March 2018

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Training: Networking and postdoc opportunities

Speaker: Carlos Machado & Giuseppe Pezzini

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

07 March 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

A Commentary on the Tabula Peutingeriana.

Speaker: Silke Diederich (Cologne)

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

03 March 2018

Miscellaneous

Event for schools, including lecture by Bettany Hughes

The event has been postponed. Apologies for the inconvenience.

This event is part of the AHRC-funded project Advancing Classical Education, of which St Andrews Classics is a regional partner.

Starts at: 10:00 AM
Location: St Andrews

02 March 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

POSTPONED: Roman Apocalypses and the future of Empire

Speaker: Alessandro Schiesaro (Manchester)

Annual Lecture hosted by the Centre for the Literatures of the Roman Empire

The event has been POSTPONED due to adverse weather conditions and travel warnings. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

02 March 2018

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Livy, Lucretia and the beginning of the res publica. Reading the Late Republic in Livy’s Early Rome (bk 1)

Speaker: Consuelo Martino

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

01 March 2018

Workshop

Pergamene Culture in Republican Rome

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Organised by: Giuseppe Pezzini

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: St Andrews

23 February 2018

Seminar, Special Seminar

Everyday poetry in Late Antiquity. Greek verse inscriptions and classical paideia

Speaker: Gianfranco Agosti (La Sapienza, Rome)

Work in progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

21 February 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Speeches on stone: a roadmap towards Late Antiquity through epigraphy 

Speaker: Silvia Orlandi (La Sapienza, Rome)

Annual lecture hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

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

16 February 2018

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Pigs and Nuns: A Julianic anti-Christian persecution?

Speaker: Gabriel Gabbardo

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

14 February 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Becoming an Emeritus Emperor: definition, communication, and confusion

Speaker: Rebecca Usherwood (St Andrews University)

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

09 February 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Themistius reads Suetonius

Speaker: Richard Marshall (Glasgow)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

09 February 2018

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Training: Job applications (Rebecca Usherwood) and Cover letters (Careers Centre)

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

31 January 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

The guises of Dike: human and divine justice in the Oresteia

Speaker: Michael Carroll (St Andrews)

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

01 December 2017

Meeting

PG open meeting

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

24 November 2017

Seminar, Research Seminar

Agamemnon in Rome: reading Aeschylus in an ideological climate

Speaker: Stefano Rebeggiani (Southern California)

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

24 November 2017

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Philosophy and Divine Possession in Plato’s Phaedrus

Speaker: Matthew Shelton

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

17 November 2017

Seminar, Research Seminar

Lively Nature

Speaker: Katharine Earnshaw (Exeter)

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

16 - 17 November 2017

Conference

Cultivating Perspectives on Landscape

A postgraduate training #workshop and #conference on interdisciplinary approaches to landscape in the arts and humanities
 
 

Organised by: Chloe Bray, Anahit Behrooz, Laura Donkers

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: St Andrews

15 November 2017

Workshop

Gender Fluidity in the Ancient World

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Organised by: Sian Lewis

Starts at: 11:00 AM
Location: St Andrews

10 November 2017

Seminar, Research Seminar

Cicero on the image and knowledge of the gods: questions on vocabulary

Speaker: Claudia Beltrao (Rio de Janeiro)

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

10 November 2017

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

‘Captive Women’: Achaemenid Influences on Alexander’s Approach to Women and Marriage

Speaker: Laura Conroy

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

08 November 2017

Lecture

Mythic Topographies in the Periegesis of Pausanias

Speaker: Professor Bill Hutton (William & Mary)

This lecture is part of the academic exchange between the University of St Andrews and the College of William and Mary, stemming from the BA International Honours degree programme.

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

03 November 2017

Seminar, Research Seminar

The Comedy of Realism: a short history of an idea.

Speaker: Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews)

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

03 November 2017

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Two short talks: 

“Rome’s first Billboards: Temple Placement and Elite Identity in Early Rome” (James Crooks)

 “Mountains of Madness: Memory and Perception in Euripides’ Bacchae” (Chloe Bray)

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

20 October 2017

Seminar, Research Seminar

 Negotiating Communities through Cult Foundation Narratives.

Speaker: Hannah Willey (Cambridge)

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

20 October 2017

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

The athlete and the city. A study of the phenomenon of athletes entering city councils.

Speaker: Giorgos Mouratidis

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

13 October 2017

Seminar, Research Seminar

σ?μβολον and σημε?ον in the Corpus Aristotelicum

Speaker: Ana Kotarcic (Leuven)

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

13 October 2017

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Are Old Men Sexy? An examination into the eroticization of the mature athlete

Speaker: Caitlan Smith

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

06 October 2017

Seminar, Research Seminar

The Poetics of Redundancy in Vergil’s Aeneid

Speaker: Andrea Rotstein (Tel Aviv)

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

06 October 2017

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Thoughts on the causal factors for colonization in 8thcentury BCE Cyclades

Speaker: Doug Forsyth

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

29 September 2017

Seminar, Research Seminar

Law and Administration at the Edges of the Empire: The Case of Dura-Europos.

Speaker: Kim Czajkowski (Edinburgh)

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

22 September 2017

Seminar, Research Seminar

The sacred power of votive statues - the Artemision at Messene as a case study

Speaker: Chris Dickenson (Aarhus)

Starts at: 4:05 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, 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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