Research Associates

Tuesday 25 October 2016
The ICS is proposing to elect up to five Research Associates from among applicants who have recently finished their PhDs in any area of classical studies, and who are not yet in full-time positions which have a research component. The positions are non-stipendiary but some assistance with research is available. The positions are tenable for up to 3 years from 1st January 2017. For details on the scheme, and how to apply, please see The deadline for applications is 19th November 2016 .

Professor John Jory

Wednesday 7 September 2016
We are sorry to announce the death of Professor E.J.Jory on 4th September in Perth, Western Australia. John Jory was Emeritus Professor in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Western Australia and also an Honorary Fellow of the Institute. Born in Cornwall and educated in Penzance he studied at UCL before sailing from Southampton on the Oronsay in 1959 to take up a lecturership at Perth, where he was later Professor and Dean of Arts.

New BICS Supplements published

Tuesday 2 August 2016
We are pleased to announce the publication of BICS Supplement 131 Space in Greek tragedy by Vassiliki Kampourelli BICS Supplement 133 Studies on wealth in the ancient world Edited by Errietta M. A. Bissa and Federico Santangelo Further details

BICS 59-1 published June 2016

Wednesday 20 July 2016
We are pleased to announce the publication of our latest BICS journal 59.1. For details of the contents follow this link.

Professor Gregory Crane, ST Lee Visiting Professorial Fellow

Thursday 12 May 2016
Professor Gregory Crane, Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig and Profeesor of Classics at Tufts University,  takes up his ST Lee Visiting Professorial Fellowship at the School of Advanced Study in May and June and will be based in the Institute of Classical Studies. During his stay Professor Crane will be holding a series of lectures and events around the UK on the theme 'Greek, Latin and Digital Philology in a Global Age'.

Digital Classics Outside the Echo Chamber

Wednesday 4 May 2016
We are pleased to announce the publication of 'Digital Classics Outside the Echo Chamber: Teaching, Knowledge Exchange & Public Engagement ' edited by Gabriel Bodard and Matteo Romanello. This is an Open Access publication and can be read at

Booking is now open for Gendering Roman Imperialism

Tuesday 19 April 2016
Booking has opened for the conference on Gendering Roman Imperialism to be held at the ICS on 7 and 8 June 2016. Further information about the conference is available here and bookings can be made here .

Director's seminar series begins on 4 May

Friday 15 April 2016
The Director's seminar series will begin on 4 May NOT 20 April or 27 April. We are currently experiencing some difficulties with deleting items in the Events Calendar listings for which we can only apologise. The programme for the seminar series can be found here .

EpiDoc Workshop, London, April 11-15, 2016

Wednesday 24 February 2016
EpiDoc Workshop, London, April 11-15, 2016 We invite applications for a 5-day training workshop on digital editing of epigraphic and papyrological texts, to be held in the Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, April 11-15, 2016. The workshop will be taught by Gabriel Bodard (ICS), Simona Stoyanova (KCL) and Pietro Liuzzo (Heidelberg / Hamburg). There will be no charge for the workshop, but participants should arrange their own travel and accommodation.