Webster and Tarrant Fellows 2017-18 The Institute of Classical Studies is very pleased to announce that Niall Slater, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Latin and Greek at Emory University, has been awarded the T.B.L. Webster Fellowship for 2017-18 and that Anthony Corbeill, Professor of Classics at the University of Kansas, and Joshua Katz, Cotsen Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University, have both been awarded Dorothy Tarrant Fellowships for 2017-18. We very much look forward to welcoming all three next academic year.
Open Epigraphic Data Unconference 10:00–17:00, May 15, 2017, Institute of Classical Studies
The Institute of Classical Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Simona Stoyanova for one year as a new Research Fellow in Library and Information Science on the Cataloguing Open Access Classics Serials (COACS) project, funded by a development grant from the School of Advanced Study.
We are very pleased to announce that the Grote Prize for 2017 has been awarded to Leen Van Broek. Leen is undertaking a PhD on ‘People, Place and Power in Tacitus’ Germany’ at Royal Holloway University of London. The George Grote Prize is offered every year by the Institute of Classical Studies from the fund bequeathed by the late Professor V. L. Ehrenberg. The Prize of £3000 is awarded for an original and hitherto unpublished study on a topic in ancient history and is open to current research students of the University of London.
We are delighted that Dr Emma Bridges will be joining the ICS in September as Public Engagment Fellow
The ICS is very pleased to announce that it is now one of the host institutions of Pelagios Commons, and that the Community Manager Valeria Vitale is employed as a Research Fellow here. This brings us into a network of hosts that includes the Open University, University of Lancaster, the Austrian Institute of Technology, and the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Joanna Ashe as the new Librarian of the Combined Classics Library. She comes to us from the library of the Royal College of Physicians, where she is a senior information specialist, and has an MSc in Library and Information Sciences and a BA in Classics. Following the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the University and the Hellenic and Roman Societies last June, and with the launch of HARL’s major fundraising campaign to support the Library, she joins us at an exciting time.
We invite applications to participate in a training workshop on digital editing of papyrological and epigraphic texts, at the Institute of Classical Studies, London, April 3–7, 2017. The workshop will be taught by Gabriel Bodard and Lucia Vannini (ICS) and Simona Stoyanova (KCL). There will be no charge for the workshop, but participants should arrange their own travel and accommodation.
Applications are invited from senior scholars from universities outside the UK with research interests in any field of classical studies for the newly inaugurated Dorothy Tarrant Fellowship.The closing date for applications for 2017-18 is 31 January 2017. Applications are also invited by 31 January for the T. B. L. Webster Fellowship and the A. D. Trendall Fellowship. Further details of all three Fellowships are available here .
Colin Annis is retiring as Librarian of the Institute of Classical Studies Library and Joint Library of the Hellenic and Roman Societies at the end of December. A new Librarian of the Combined Classics Library is now being sought to lead and manage the Classics Combined Library, with overall responsibility for its staff, its collections and its provision of services to readers.Details of the post are available here . The deadline for applications is 18 December.