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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/


September coin of the month: The lead tokens of Roman Egypt: Thoughts on Function

As part of the initiative to put the tokens of the Ashmolean Museum online (generously funded by the Humanities Research Fund and the European Research Council), Denise Wilding explores The Lead Tokens of Roman Egypt: Thoughts on Function.


Warwick Classics Network receives the support of the A. G. Leventis Foundation

The A. G. Leventis Foundation is to support the work of the Warwick Classics Network and their work to further encourage the teaching of Classical Civilisation and Ancient History in schools across the UK, and especially in Warwickshire and Coventry.

Leventis

The Warwick Classics Network is the umbrella for all engagement activity undertaken by Warwick linked to the teaching of Classical Civilisation and Ancient History; including teaching resources, outreach events and school visits.

The Network comprises teachers and academics dedicated to the promotion and support of Classics teaching in the West Midlands. Participants are encouraged to share ideas, experiences, and skills, to be creative in their teaching, and in turn are provided with training and advice to support them.


Public Engagement Contribution Award Nomination for Classics Staff

Prof. Michael Scott and Dr Paul Grigsby from the Dept. of Classics and Ancient History have been nominated for the 2019 Public Engagement Contribution Award. Prof. Scott and Dr Grigsby run the Warwick Classics Network and have been involved in a number of projects during this past year in bringing the work of the Dept. of Classics and Ancient History to the wider public and to local schools.


Coin of the Month: The snake god and the satirist

April's coin of the month, written by Matthew Smith, explores Lucian's Alexander in connection with a coin from Abonuteichos.


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