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AMPRAW: updated CFP

We’re delighted to share this updated CFP for this year’s AMPRAW conference, which includes more details on confirmed speakers and funding sources.  We are pleased to announce that the University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with the University of St Andrews and … Continue reading

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AMPRAW Call for Papers: ‘Community’

We are delighted to announce our call for papers for the seventh Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient World (AMPRAW), focusing on the theme of “community”. AMPRAW, an important academic event both within and outside the … Continue reading

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CLASSICS AND POETRY NOW WORKSHOP

We are excited to announce our forthcoming workshop in the reception of the ancient Greek and Roman classics in 20th- and 21st-century poetry. This one-day workshop will be a collaboration with Classics And Poetry Now (CAPN), an international project designed to foster long-term, … Continue reading

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Amanda Potter: Wonder Woman – An “Awesome” Ancient Hero for the Modern World

It was with much excitement and a little nervousness that I went to the cinema on 3 June to watch the new Wonder Woman film, directed by Patty Jenkins and featuring Israeli actress Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. I had … Continue reading

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Introducing the ‘Classical World New Zealand’ Project

by Anastasia Bakogianni, Lecturer in Classical Studies, Massey University (Auckland campus) How have New Zealanders received the classical world? How have they adapted and transformed it for use in their own culture and the arts? Why do they feel this deep … Continue reading

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Henry Stead: And My Story Begins in Russia

Recently back from Russia, Henry Stead (Open) tells of some of his experiences in St. Petersburg this summer and reflects on beginning his new research project, Brave New Classics, which investigates the impact of the Russian Revolution on British classics until 1956: “… … Continue reading

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Allan Hiscutt: An Unexpected Journey

When I signed up for Reading University’s MA in Ancient Art a few days after retiring from a long career as a forensic scientist, what did I expect? Well, I thought I’d learn about Greek pottery, and I did; I … Continue reading

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‘Revolutions and Classics’ CONFERENCE REPORT

Revolutions and Classics, hosted by us — the Classical Reception Studies Network (CRSN) — and the Legacy of Greek Political Thought Network with the support of the UCL Department of Greek and Latin and the Department of Classics at the University … Continue reading

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Reception and schools: why teaching with the Brilliant Club is a brilliant idea

by Amanda Potter I found out about the Brilliant Club soon after I had completed my PhD with the Open University, and it seemed like a great idea. The charity places PhD students and early career academics in schools, to … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #10

This is the final post in our special series of conference abstracts. I know… But don’t worry. The day is nigh upon us. You will be able, this very Friday, to experience the papers in full and glorious [at least] 4D and participate in … Continue reading

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