Monthly Archives: July 2016

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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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #9

The second paper of the final session will be given by Benjamin Gray, University of Edinburgh. It’s title: Studying the modern German Left as Ancient History: from Jean Jaurès to Alexander Kluge. This is his abstract:

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #8 1/2

Fittingly for an expert on cinematic receptions of ancient Greece and Rome, Jo Paul has just snuck in her abstract between What’s on at the Revolutions Conference #8 and #9. Presumably, this is some kind of a “subterranean” allusion (popular among classical receptionists these … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #8

Conference co-organiser, Rosa Andújar, University College London, kicks off the final session of the day school of Revolutions. She does so with a paper entitled:  Plato and Pater’s Greeks in the Mexican Revolution And this is what she has to say about it:

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #7

The next session at the Revolutions conference consists of 2 presentations on teaching classics and the effects of classical reception. The first will be made by Susan Deacy (University of Roehampton). Her paper is entitled: Black Athena in the classical classroom And this … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #6

I hope by now you’ve got the picture that we’re posting abstracts for the upcoming conference at UCL on Revolutions and Classics. There is a link to the full programme below this post. We’ve got up to the after lunch … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #5

The second provocation of the Teaching Roundtable at the Revolutions conference, UCL (22.07.16) will be by Luke Richardson, University College London. His paper is called: Teaching the Classical Reception “Revolution”. And he summarises it like this:

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #4

After lunch in our upcoming conference (22.07.16) at UCL is a roundtable session on the subject of teaching. This will take the shape of three provocative papers by three Early career scholars. Their papers will be followed by an open discussion. The first … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #3

Hello! Next up in the Revolutions conference (22.07.16) will be Sebastian Robins. He’ll be giving a paper entitled: Ancient Greek Texts in the Age of Revolution: John Gillies Orations of Lysias and Isocrates 1778 and Aristotle’s Ethics and Politics 1797 So, … Continue reading

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