Unless otherwise specified, all seminars are from 4 pm on Wednesdays and take place in Edith Morley 175.
Light refreshments afterwards in G40.
(No seminar in weeks 1 and 2)
Oct. 16th – Prof. Eleanor Dickey, University of Reading: ‘Latin loanwords in Greek.’
Oct. 23rd – Prof. Sam Lieu, President of the International Union of Academies and Bye Fellow of Robinson College Cambridge: ‘The Battle of Aigospotamoi, 405 BCE – Historiography versus Topography.’
Oct. 29th – Dr Ben Gray, Birkbeck: ‘Ancient Greek citizenship beyond the assembly: from the Classical to the Hellenistic polis.’ (Please note: in addition to being on Tuesday, this seminar will start at the unusual time of 5 pm and will be in Edith Morley 125)
(No seminar in week 6)
Nov. 13th – Dr Emma Nicholson, University of Exeter: ‘Polybius on Rome and Macedonia: changing places on the Hellenic-barbarian scale.’
(No seminar on Nov. 20th because of Ure Lecture on Nov. 22nd)
Nov. 27th – Prof. Matthew Wright, University of Exeter: ‘How long did the lost plays of Greek tragedy survive?’
Dec. 4th – Dr Jennifer Cromwell, Manchester Metropolitan University: ‘The use of indigenous languages in conquest societies: the case of Coptic in early Islamic Egypt.’
(No seminar in week 11)