A series of seminars will be held at the ICS during the autumn on the theme of 'Women writing the Classics'. The series starts with Caroline Lawrence and Gail Strickland talking about Children's Fiction, chaired by Frances Foster. Further details of the series are available here .
A podcast is now available for the lecture on 'The Greek East under Rome: art and cultural interaction' given by Roland R R Smith, Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford on 24 September at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens. The lecture is jointly sponsored by the British School at Athens and the Institute of Classical Studies. Podcast
Classics Confidential sent Anastasia Bakogianni to interview Professor Greg Woolf about his job as the Director of the Institute of Classical Studies. The interview can be watched at http://classicsconfidential.co.uk/2015/08/19/woolf/
We are pleased to announce the publication of our latest BICS journal, 58.1. BICS-58-1 published June 2015 This BICS contains Richard Janko From Gabii and Gordion to Eretria and Methone: the rise of the Greek alphabet Fernando Echeverría Heroic fiction, combat scenes, and the scholarly reconstruction of Archaic Greek warfare Victoria Wohl How to recognize a hero in Euripides’ Electra Nancy Worman Exquisite corpses and other bodies in the Electra plays
John Penrose Barron Memorial Lecture Wednesday 3 June 2015 Senate House Room G22/26 at 5 pm Lin Foxhall (Leicester) Webs of knowledge: untangling the practices of textile production in ancient Greece
We regret to announce that the Annual Byzantine Colloquium -- Arcadia: Real and Ideal -- due to take place on 8-9 June 2015 at the Institute of Classical Studies has had to be postponed, owing to circumstances beyond our control. We very much hope to reschedule this event at a future date. Meanwhile we apologize for any inconvenience caused.
Most of the supplements to the Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies published up until 2012 are now available online to BICS subscribers.
The Institute is pleased to welcome new and forthcoming visits by a number of Visiting Fellows. For details of their visits please visit our new Visiting Fellows page.
We are pleased to announce the publication on the website of a database of UK Doctoral Theses at http://www.icls.sas.ac.uk/students/uk-doctoral-theses . The database is designed to provide up-to-date information on current doctoral research in the field of Classics, as broadly defined. As it is added to and updated on an annual basis, it will also act as a permanent record of completed UK theses. The database may be searched by keyword, area of study, department, University or date. A complete list of all theses may also be viewed.
An Etruscan affair: the impact of early Etruscan discoveries on European culture An international conference presented at the British Museum in collaboration with the Institute of Classical Studies and the Accordia Research Institute. 29-30 May 2015.