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Prof Michael Scott wins Classical Association Prize 2021

Professor Michael Scott of the Warwick Classics Department has been awarded the 2021 Classical Association Prize, awarded each year 'to an individual who has done the most to raise the profile of Classics in the public eye.' He will be presented with the award by Natalie Haynes at this year's online CA Conference 6-8th April 2021.

You can register to watch the prize-giving, as well as the rest of the conference, for free here: https://classicalassociation.org/events/ca-annual-conference-2021/

More about Michael's work can be found in this article: https://warwick.ac.uk/wie/staffengage/spotlight/february-michaelscott/

Michael has also written a blog about receiving the award: https://michaelscottweb.com/blog/classical-association-prize-april-2021/

More about the award, alongside previous winners, can be found here: https://classicalassociation.org/ca-prize/


New book on Galen's Treatise On Simple Drugs

A special issue of Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences on the interpretation and transmission of Galen's treatise On simple drugs. Guest editors: Caroline Petit (Warwick), Matteo Martelli (Bologna), Lucia Raggetti (Bologna).

The volume explores the fate of Greek text across time, languages and cultures. It arises from a BA-Leverhulme-funded project, 'Rethinking Ancient Pharmacology' and a conference at the BSR in 2017.


Classics Departmental Bursaries for Post-Graduate Study

Applications are now open for Departmental bursaries towards PG study (Research and Taught) in Classics. The competition is open to all offer-holders at PG level and the deadline for applying is Monday 12 April 2021. Please write a letter of application explaining why you think you deserve a bursary. Applications are ranked on academic merit but we take into account any special circumstances you may have.


Material Musings: "The Monarchy and Magic at Nimrud"

New blog post by MA student Emily Porter-Elliot, discussing a relief panel from the Northwest Palace at Nimrud.

Read the post here

Wed 31 Mar 2021, 12:29 | Tags: Engagement Faculty of Arts Postgraduate PGT research

Material Musings: Limestone Herakles from Nineveh

New blog post by Erasmus student Robert Schönell on a votive statuette of Herakles from Nineveh, Iraq.

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