Material Musings: "It's all fun and games in the gymnasium of Ancient Messene"
New blog post by Matthew Evans on gaming boards incised into the steps in the gymnasium at ancient Messene.
Read the post here
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/
We are pleased to announce a new monthly blog which will feature a variety of subject matter related to material culture from the ancient world. It aims to highlight and showcase some aspects of research work done in the Department of Classics and Ancient History and bring these to a wider audience. We hope that you will find the posts interesting, informative and enjoyable!