New publication: Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

Thursday 21 January 2021
A new online corpus of ancient inscriptions has been published by Professor Charlotte Roueché (Associate Fellow of the ICS) and Dr Gabriel Bodard (Reader in Digital Classics), along with Joyce Reynolds of the University of Cambridge. Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica (abbreviated “IRCyr”), by Joyce M. Reynolds, Charlotte M. Roueché, Gabriel Bodard. Society for Libyan Studies , 2020. Available: < >. ISBN 978-1-912466-22-1.

ICS Public Engagement Awards 2020

Tuesday 1 September 2020
Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, in 2020 we have been able to make two special awards for public engagement projects which share research in Classics (broadly defined) with wider publics. The field of entries was exceptionally strong, and the members of the judging panel were impressed by the quality of all applications and the commitment which applicants showed to sharing their work beyond academia. The winners were as follows:

New publication by ICS Research Associate

Thursday 2 July 2020
ICS Research Associate Federico Ugolini has just published a new book with Bloomsbury 'Visualizing Harbours in the Classical World. Iconography and Representation around the Mediterranean'. For full details see here .

Alicia Totolos

Wednesday 1 April 2020
We were saddened to hear of the death of Alicia Totolos who served as Secretary of the Institute for many years, beginning with the founding of the Institute in 1953.

Library closure

Wednesday 18 March 2020
The library will close at 5pm on Thursday 19 March, and will remain closed until further notice. This closure is in response to public health advice. If you wish to borrow any books, please either come in before this time, or email the Library to ask for a postal loan. The contact address will be monitored throughout the closure and the staff will do their best to help with any queries.

Grote Prize Winner announced

Wednesday 11 March 2020
We are very pleased to announce that this year's Grote Prize has been awarded to Giulia Maltagliati. Giulia is undertaking a PhD on ‘Persuading by Paradeigmata : the role of historical examples in Attic Oratory’ 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 The Prize of £3000 is awarded for an original and hitherto unpublished study on a topic in ancient history and is open to current research students of the University of London.

Dr Emma Bridges, FHEA

Thursday 26 September 2019
We are delighted to congratulate Dr Emma Bridges, our Public Engagement Fellow, who has just been elected a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.