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Coin of the Month: The crocodile as a symbol of Egypt on a victory coin of Augustus


Undergraduate student Richa Snell explores the use of the crocodile on an aureus of Augustus in this piece.

PhD funding opportunities

The Department of Classics & Ancient History at Warwick is pleased to invite applications for PhD for 2020/21. Available options for funding are listed here (including opportunities for international students).

In addition, the Department of Classics has modest funds for fee awards at both PhD and MA level, for which candidates should apply by Friday 6 March 2020.

Research Paper at Birmingham 23 Oct 2019

Alison Cooley is giving a research paper at the University of Birmingham's Classics Dept Seminar Series on Wed 23 Oct entitled 'Debating Tiberian political discourse'.

Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us - Seminar for launch of new Centre for Research in Post-Kantian European Philosophy

The new Centre will be formally launched on Tuesday 15 October 2019 with a special seminar devoted to Simon Critchley's provocative new publication, The Greeks, Tragedy and Us. Professor Critchley (New School, New York) will talk about his book and reply to responses to it by Andrew Cooper (Philosophy, Warwick) and David Fearn (Classics, Warwick). The seminar will be held in Room S0.11, Social Sciences Building, and will start promptly at 5:30 pm. It will be followed by a Drinks Reception. All Welcome.

Inaugural Lecture of Prof. Victoria Rimell

Professor Victoria Rimell will give her inaugural lecture on Wednesday 9 October at 5.15, Oculus building OC0.04. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Title: ‘Care of the Other: Classical Literature, Consolation and the Healing Arts’


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