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Conferences 2018 - 2019

23 - 24 May 2019

St Andrews/Tübingen Graduate Workshop: The First Millenium AD

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Organised by: Sebastian Schmidt-Hofner and Carlos Machado

Started at: 9:30 AM
Location: St Andrews – Gateway Building Lecture Room 2

09 - 10 May 2019

Classical Marvels

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Organised by: Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis

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

29 - 30 April 2019

Sovereignty: a Global Perspective

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This is part of the 2019 programme of British Academy Conferences

Organised by: Professor Christopher Smith, and Professor John Hudson FBA

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

10 April 2019

Translating Aeschylus: pragmatic perspectives

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

08 April 2019

Visualising War in Different Media

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Organised by: Dr Alice König

Started at: 1:30 PM
Location: University of St Andrews

06 March 2019

Metaphors of Displacement

The School of Classics in Collaboration with StAnza Festival 2019 is delighted to invite you to join us for the colloquium entitled, Metaphors of Displacement. We welcome the poet A.E. Stallings, Natasha Saunders (IR) and Michael Carroll (Classics) to discuss identity and forced migration as expressed through the written word, chaired by Rebecca Sweetman (Classics).


Event is free/ticketed.

View further information on the StAnza site

Started at: 11:00 AM
Location: The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Studio Theatre, St Andrews

04 March 2019

Epigraphy and Literature in the Imperial Age, Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Funded by the British Academy 


  • 09.00 Welcome coffee
  • 09.10 Introduction
  • 09.20 Peter Krutschwitz (Reading), Decolonialising Roman Poetry: the example of Roman Germany
  • 09.50 Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews), Literature and literacy in inscriptions from Roman Britain
  • 10.10 Carlos Machado (St Andrews), Inscriptions and antiquarianism in late antique Rome
  • 10.30 Discussion
  • 10.50 Coffee break
  • 11.15 Jason Moralee (Amherst, Mass.), Writing fiction from inscriptions: the legends of the Roman Martyrs
  • 11.45 Jason König (St Andrews), Festival and spectacle inscriptions in imperial and late antique culture
  • 12.05 Elisa Merisio (Sapienza),Local poets and literary models in metrical inscriptions from the Phrygian Highlands: two case studies
  • 12.25 Discussion
  • 12.50 - 14.30 Lunch
  • 14.30 Ida Toth (Oxford), Inscriptions in Byzantine Patriographic Literature
  • 15.00 Francesco Stella (Siena), Verse inscriptions in Carolingian Monasteries
  • 15.30 Andreas Rhoby (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften), Inscriptions in Byzantine Historiography
  • 16.00 Discussion
  • 16.25 Coffee Break
  • 16.45 Gianfranco Agosti (Sapienza), Paideia and Identity in Late Antique Verse Inscriptions
  • 17.00-18.00 Round table (restricted to speakers for discussion on the structure of the resulting book)
    Gianfranco Agosti and Silvia Orlandi (Sapienza), Chair
  • 19.30 Conference Dinner 

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Organised by: Gianfranco Agosti (La Sapienza), Carlos Machado (St Andrews), Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews)

Started at: 9:00 AM
Location: St Mary’s College Hall, University of St Andrews

11 December 2018

The Ethics of Engagement: research, knowledge exchange and the military sector

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Organised by: Alice König

Started at: 11:00 AM
Location: Byre Studio, St Andrews

20 - 21 September 2018

Athletics and Identity in Ancient and Modern Cultures

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Organised by: Georgios Mouratidis and Caitlan Smith (St Andrews)

Started at: 3:00 PM
Location: Parliament Hall, University of St Andrews

17 - 18 September 2018

Reorienting Achaemenid Persia

Organised by: Thomas Harrison

Started at: 10:00 AM
Location: Parliament Hall, University of St Andrews

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School of Classics,
University of St Andrews,
St Andrews KY16 9AL.


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