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Research events play an important role in our active research culture. Academic staff from the University and other institutions come together with students to share and debate the latest ideas and developments.

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3 November 202116:30

Isobel Williams presenting her collection Catullus: Shibari Carmina

with Isobel Williams (independent; co-hosted by the Centre for Classical Reception and the Centre for Translating Cultures) presenting her collection Catullus: Shibari Carmina Carcanet, 2021; Full details
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9 November 202117:00

Antigonid Network Seminar

Francesco Ferrara on his book, (2020) Basileus e Basileia. Forme e luoghi della regalità macedone, Edizioni Quasar.. Full details
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10 November 202111:30

Paths of Joy: from Catullus to Beethoven

with William Fitzgerald (KCL). Full details
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24 November 202116:30

After Empire: A Brief Age of Experiment in the Southern Levant (129-63 BCE)

with Benedikt Eckhardt (Edinburgh; hosted by the Centre for Hellenistic and Romano-Greek Culture and Society). Full details
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1 December 202111:30

Knowledge and boundaries in early Greek philosophy: the cases of Parmenides, Melissus and Philolaus

with Shaul Tor (KCL; hosted by the Centre for Knowledge in Culture in Antiquity and Beyond). Full details
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7 December 202117:00

Antigonid Network Seminar

Manuela Mari on "Interactions between Antigonid kings and local authorities" (epigraphy). Full details
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8 December 202111:30

Classics & Ancient History PhD workshop: presentations from our new PGRs

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18 March 202210:00

Experience through Metaphor: cultural histories of emotion and the body in antiquity

This online one-day symposium seeks to explore the cultural responses and metaphors of the relationships between bodies and emotions in the ancient world, and the theoretical approaches which we as scholars can use to understand these issues: Full details
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