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The departmental research and work-in-progress seminars take place on 1-2pm on Wednesdays during term time.

All seminars listed here are open to everyone, whether students, members of the public, or academics. Those listed as "hybrid" can be attended either in person or on Zoom; seminars listed as "online" will take place on Zoom only. No registration is required for in-person attendance; information on registering to receive Zoom links will be made available in advance of each seminar.

Location and accessibility: in-person seminars will take place in room PG20 in the Pemberton Building on Palace Green. PG20 is on the ground floor, with step-free access. See the Pemberton Building AccessAble site for full accessibility information.

If you have any questions, please contact the seminar co-ordinator, Dr Anna Judson.

Michaelmas term 2023 seminar timetable

Oct 11th  Work-in-progress: George Gazis, “Sophocles’ Philoctetes”. Hybrid.

Oct 18th  Hannah Cornwell “Negotiation as conquest and a tool of legitimacy in Roman civil war (49-48 BCE)” Online.

Nov 1st  Tom Coward, “Philodemus’ catalogue of women: some new finds from Philodemus’ On Piety Hybrid.

Nov 8th  “Meet the IAS Fellows”: short presentations by three visiting fellows of the Institute of Advanced Study. Hybrid.

Youssri Abdelwahed, “Unearthing the dark side of the house: Investigating domestic violence in Greco-Roman Egypt”

Denise McCoskey, “Race, Eugenics, and the study of classical antiquity”

Magdalena Zira “Recovering Dido: a joint research and performance project”

Nov 15th Work-in-progress: Anactoria Clarke, “Cheiron the centaur in ancient sources and reception”. Online.