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Wed 27 Feb, '19
WiP Guest Speaker: Prof. Dr. Andreas Schwab (LMU München)
Oculus 1.02

Prof. Dr. Andreas Schwab (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

"Egyptian Things Matter. Herodotus on Material Religion in Egypt."

Prof. Dr. Schwab specialises in ancient religion, Greek philosophy, historiography and Christian literature in late antiquity.

Organiser: LMU Munich

Chair: David Fearn

The event is sponsored by LMUexcellent (DFG Excellence Initiative).

Wed 6 Mar, '19
Work in Progress Seminar
Oculus 1.02
George Green (University of Oxford and University of Warwick) "LA-ICP-MS: data and conclusions from the Ashmolean’s collection of Roman gold"

Giles Penman (University of Warwick) "Classical motifs and the memorabilia of the Great War"

Wed 13 Mar, '19
Work in Progress Seminar: MARS

Maria Karolidou 'Themistius: A politician in disguise'

Matthew Smith "'A comparison of Aelius Aristides and Galen's views on the role of divine dreams in medicine"

Wed 24 Apr, '19
WiP Guest Speaker: Dr John Pearce (KCL) 'Hares, hounds and snares: tracking the hunt on Rome's frontiers and beyond'

Dr John Pearce (KCL)

'Hares, hounds and snares: tracking the hunt on Rome's frontiers and beyond'

Dr John Pearce is Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at KCL. His work covers Roman Archaeology in North-West Europe and Italy, with particular interest in the importance of landscapes, documents and literacy, death and burial and small finds.

Fri 3 May, '19
Racing The Classics II - Research Workshop (invitation only)

Organised by Sasha-Mae Eccleston (Brown) and Dan-el Padilla Peralta (Princeton), in collaboration with Rosa Andújar (KCL) and Elena Giusti (Warwick)

Wed 8 May, '19
Work in Progress Seminar: Guest Speaker: Catharine Edwards

Catharine Edwards (Birkbeck, University of London)

Catharine Edwards is Professor of Classics and Ancient Histiory at Birkbeck. She is the author, among other works, of Death in Ancient Rome (Yale 2007) and Writing Rome: Textual Approaches to the City (CUP 1996). Her research focuses on Roman cultural history and Latin prose literature (particularly the younger Seneca), as well as Reception of Classical Antiquity in later periods.

Wed 15 May, '19
Midlands Classics Colloquium