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Classics Library closed on Saturday 15 June

Friday 14 June 2019
Senate House building will be closed this weekend. As a result, the Combined Classics Library will need to close at 5pm today (14 June), and will not be open tomorrow (15 June). We apologise for the short notice, and the inconvenience. We expect the Library to be open as normal on Monday 17 June.

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship for ICS Research Associate

Tuesday 11 June 2019
We are delighted to announce that Dr Caroline Spearing, ICS Research Associate, has been awarded a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Exeter University. Caroline has been awarded this highly competitive Fellowship to work on seventeenth-century university anthologies of neo-Latin verse.

Webster and Tarrant Fellows 2019-20

Friday 3 May 2019
We are very pleased to announce the award of the T.B.L. Webster Fellowship for 2019-20 to Professor Johanna Hanink of Brown University and of Dorothy Tarrant Fellowships to Professor Ann Brysbaert of Leiden University and to Professor Judith Evans-Grubbs of Emory University. We look forward to welcoming them to the Institute.

Open Lecture in Digital Humanities podcast

Thursday 21 February 2019
A podcast is now available of the lecture 'Digital Humanities Communities: Research background and new activities in EpiDoc and Pelagios' given by Gabriel Bodard and Valeria Vitale at Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia, on 11 February 2019. It may be viewed here .

Two Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships for ICS members

Wednesday 13 June 2018
Two LEVERHULME EARLY CAREER FELLOWSHIPS for ICS members We delighted that Dr Caroline Barron and Dr Emma Payne who have succeeded in winning Early Career Fellowships from the Leverhulme Trust. These fellowships are enormously competitive and will provide each with funding for three years to pursue a postdoctoral project.

Grote Prize 2018

Monday 26 March 2018
We are very pleased to announce that the Grote Prize for 2018 has been awarded to Peter Olive. Peter is undertaking a PhD on ‘The Greek vocabulary of incest: prolegomena to a cultural history of forbidden propinquity' 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 The Prize of £3000 is awarded for an original and hitherto unpublished study on a topic in ancient history and is open to current research students of the University of London.

EpiDoc & EFES training workshop, London April 9–13 2018

Monday 29 January 2018
We invite applications for a five-day training workshop in text encoding for epigraphy and papyrology, and publication of ancient texts, at the Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, April 9–13, 2018.

CFS: Making Monsters anthology

Monday 4 December 2017
Futurefire.net Publishing and the Institute of Classical Studies are looking for retellings or reimaginings of classical monsters in fantasy, horror or science fiction short stories, for a mixed fiction and nonfiction volume titled Making Monsters to be published in mid-2018, edited by Emma Bridges and Djibril al-Ayad. Classical monsters may include those from Greco-Roman mythology, ancient Egypt, the Near East, or any other ancient world cultures far beyond the Mediterranean.

Prosopography of the Byzantine World

Thursday 26 October 2017
We are pleased to announce that the next phase of the Prosopography of the Byzantine World project has been funded by the British Academy for a further period of 5 years from 2017-18. The project will be directed by  a new National Management Committee, based at the School of Advanced Study, and chaired by Prof. Charlotte Roueché, Associate Fellow of the ICS. The latest edition of the Prosopography can be found at  https://pbw2016.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/.

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