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Happy Birthday to Joyce Reynolds

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Dec 18, 2018.

The Faculty is delighted to wish Joyce Reynolds, who turns 100 on 18 December 2018, a Very Happy Birthday!

Sean Curran awarded Jerome Roche Prize and Alfred Einstein Award

From Faculty of Music. Published on Dec 17, 2018.

Oxbridge Classics Open Day - 15 March 2019

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Dec 14, 2018.

Register for the annual Oxford and Cambridge Open Day now.

Faculty of Divinity’s Dr Beth Singler - was a co-author of this report from the CFI and the Royal Society: http://lcfi.ac.uk/news/2018/dec/11/ai-narratives-report-launches-royal-society/

By from News. Published on Dec 12, 2018.

Faculty of Divinity’s Dr Beth Singler - was a co-author of this report from the CFI and the Royal Society: http://lcfi.ac.uk/news/2018/dec/11/ai-narratives-report-launches-royal-society/

Rebecca Flemming co-edits 'field defining' new book

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Dec 11, 2018.

This book 'is the first to encompass the vast history of how living things procreate, from the banks of the ancient Nile to the fertility clinics of today.'

Ingo Gildenhard and John Henderson's new publication

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Dec 11, 2018.

The new course book on Virgil, Aeneid 11 (Pallas & Camilla) includes Latin text, study aids with vocabulary, and commentary.

Greek National Opera commissions MPhil composer Apostolis Koutsogiannis

From Faculty of Music. Published on Dec 06, 2018.

Inaugural lecture of the new Lady Margaret's Professor in Divinity, George van Kooten

By from News. Published on Nov 30, 2018.

The forthcoming inaugural lecture of the new Lady Margaret’s Professor in Divinity, George van Kooten, is at 5pm, Tuesday February 19th, 2019 (Faculty of Divinity, Runcie room), entitled “Three Symposia: Plato, Philo and John—An Exercise in Triangulation”. Followed by a reception.

Job Opportunity: University Lecturer in the Philosophy of Religion, Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge

By from News. Published on Nov 30, 2018.

The Faculty is advertising for the position of University Lecturer in the Philosophy of Religion.

Philip Leverhulme Prize awarded to Dr Peter McMurray

From Faculty of Music. Published on Nov 30, 2018.

Dr Sam Barrett on BBC Radio 3 The Early Music Show

From Faculty of Music. Published on Nov 25, 2018.

2019 Outreach event list

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Nov 22, 2018.

We have now released details of the Outreach events that the Faculty of Classics that will be hosting or participating in during 2019.

Job Opportunity: University Lecturer in the Study of Religion, Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge

By from News. Published on Nov 21, 2018.

The Faculty is advertising for the position of University Lecturer in the Study of Religion.

Seatonian Prize - 2019

By from News. Published on Nov 20, 2018.

Prof. Johannes Hoff speaks at the D Society

By from News. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Professor Johannes Hoff (University of London) spoke at the Faculty of Divinity, 16th November 2018.

CRASSH Summer School for Early-Career Researchers

By from News. Published on Nov 14, 2018.

The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) at the University of Cambridge announces a two-week summer workshop for early career scholars across the humanities and social sciences (1-12 July 2019), focused on securalism, religious diversity and the modern university.

CANCELLED Professor Eamon Duffy: Public Lecture on the Launch of Fifty Religious Treasures of Cambridge

By from News. Published on Nov 14, 2018.

We are sorry to cancel this evening's talk by Professor Eamon Duffy. A new date will be announced in the new year.

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships at Cambridge

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Nov 07, 2018.

The Cambridge Classics Faculty invites applications to the 2019 round of the Leverhulme Trust early Career Fellowship competition.

Transgender awareness week event

By from News. Published on Nov 07, 2018.

New Graduate Funding

By from News. Published on Nov 07, 2018.

Additional Graduate Funding Opportunity

From Faculty of Music. Published on Nov 06, 2018.

Make Your Myth Competition 2018

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Nov 05, 2018.

We are excited to announce a brand new competition that wants students in school years 3-8 to get creative with the Classics.

Booking open for Music Taster Day for Year 10 and Year 11 students

From Faculty of Music. Published on Nov 02, 2018.

Congratulation to Dr Beth Singler

By from News. Published on Nov 01, 2018.

New MPhil Studentships

By from News. Published on Oct 31, 2018.

Two additional studentships for the MPhil in the Faculty of Divinity in the University of Cambridge, to cover fees in full for two home or EU students, with a contribution to maintenance costs.

JOB VACANCY: Faculty Coordinator (part time)

From Faculty of Music. Published on Oct 30, 2018.

JOB VACANCY: Administrative Assistant (part time)

From Faculty of Music. Published on Oct 29, 2018.

Music & Letters Centenary Issue win for Nicholas Marston

From Faculty of Music. Published on Oct 24, 2018.

Postgraduate Open Day 2018

By from News. Published on Oct 19, 2018.

The Faculty of Divinity will be participating in the university-wide Postgraduate Open Day, 2nd November 2018.

New Funding for Graduate Study

From Faculty of Music. Published on Oct 17, 2018.

Inaugural Lecture: Katharine Ellis, 1684 Professor of Music

From Faculty of Music. Published on Oct 16, 2018.

Cold War Students Thank Cambridge Lecturers

By from News. Published on Oct 15, 2018.

A commemorative plaque will be unveiled in the Faculty of Divinity of Cambridge University at 12.30 pm on Monday 29 October 2018. It is a thank you from students who under Communism studied in the Prague underground seminars to the lecturers who, risking their own safety, came from Cambridge to teach them in conditions of secrecy.

Gildersleeve Prize 2017

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Oct 11, 2018.

The Faculty is delighted to report that the Gildersleeve Prize in 2017 has been presented to Dr Max Leventhal.

New Blog Post: Ian Cross on Genes and Minds, Musics and Cultures

From Faculty of Music. Published on Oct 09, 2018.

New Postdoctoral Appointments

From Faculty of Music. Published on Sep 20, 2018.

Francesca Vella awarded the Jack Westrup Prize

From Faculty of Music. Published on Sep 11, 2018.

Sutton Trust Summer School at the Faculty of Music

From Faculty of Music. Published on Aug 27, 2018.

Sam Barrett launches new website: 'Restoring Lost songs'

From Faculty of Music. Published on Jul 13, 2018.

New Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow

From Faculty of Music. Published on Jul 05, 2018.

Second CREWS Conference: Call for Papers

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Jun 27, 2018.

We are pleased to announce the second CREWS conference, to take place Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th of March 2019. ‘Exploring the Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Systems’ aims to look at writing systems’ place in society and culture.

The Cambridge Philological Society Prize 2019 and 2020

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Jun 27, 2018.

The Cambridge Philological Society is pleased to announce the establishment of a prize for the best submitted article by a graduate student or early-career researcher.

Research Associate (Assistant Editor, Oxford History of the Archaic Greek World)

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Jun 22, 2018.

Details of how to apply for this one year fixed term post are now available online, Closing date 23 July 2018.

Life After Classics: alumni profiles

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Jun 20, 2018.

Our Classics alumni give us an insight into their lives after studying Classics at Cambridge.

Robert Pascall (1944 - 2018)

From Faculty of Music. Published on Jun 15, 2018.

New Research Blog Post: Sam Barrett on 'Old Songs for a New Europe'

From Faculty of Music. Published on Jun 15, 2018.

Sean Curran awarded the RMA Jerome Roche Prize for 2018

From Faculty of Music. Published on Jun 12, 2018.

Cambridge Classics Ancient Worlds Video Competition 2018

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Jun 05, 2018.

Have a look through the winning video entries from some high school classicists this year!

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

From Faculty of Music. Published on Jun 04, 2018.

Guardian University league tables 2019

From Faculty of Classics. Published on May 29, 2018.

Cambridge has topped the Classics table in The Guardian 'league tables' 2019. Details are available online.

Professor Emily Gowers: Sather Lectures

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Mar 27, 2018.

The Faculty offers its warmest congratulations to Professor Emily Gowers who has been invited to deliver The Sather Lectures at Berkeley in 2021/2.

Julius Caesar Revealed - BBC one

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Feb 09, 2018.

Mary Beard looks into some of the big questions surrounding one of the most prominent rulers in history.

Dr Yannis Galanakis elected to The Archaeological Society at Athens

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Feb 08, 2018.

Dr Galanakis has been elected to a regular membership of The Archaeological Society at Athens, the oldest archaeological organisation in Greece established in 1837.

The CREWS project at the Fitzwilliam Museum

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Jan 17, 2018.

The CREWS project has collaborated with the Fitzwilliam Museum and the British Museum to produce a fantastic display.

Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Jan 03, 2018.

Professor Michael Reeve elected to Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei

Dr Ferraby: 2017 Illustration Award Winner

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Jan 03, 2018.

Dr Rose Ferraby, Research Associate in the Faculty of Classics, is a recipient of the Michael Marks Awards for Poetry Pamphlets 2017

Archaeology Book of the Year Award

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Dec 20, 2017.

Details of how to vote are now available online.

2018 Ancient World Video Competition

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Dec 18, 2017.

Cambridge Classics' 2018 Ancient World Video Competition is now open for entries.

The Cambridge Greek Play 2019

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Dec 13, 2017.

The Cambridge Greek Play for 2019 has been announced.

Local schools are inspired by Ovid

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Dec 11, 2017.

A celebratory event for students who produced creative responses to tales from Ovid.

Applications invited for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2018

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Nov 16, 2017.

We are keen to support high quality applications that intersect with research already being undertaken or developed in the Classics Faculty.

Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Nov 08, 2017.

A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial has been recovered by students of the Faculty of Classics...

Kenyon Medal awarded to Joyce Reynolds

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Sep 28, 2017.

The Kenyon Medal in 2017 has been awarded to Joyce Reynolds FBA for her lifetime's contribution to the research and study of Roman epigraphy.

Postgraduate Open Day Saturday 18 November 2017

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Sep 22, 2017.

Details of the 2017 Faculty of Classics Postgraduate Open Day are now available online:

Major archaeological discovery near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Sep 12, 2017.

The Times newspaper reports on excavations this summer at Prosilio near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece, conducted by the Ministry of Culture & Sports of Greece/Ephorate of Antiquities of Boeotia and of the British School at Athens/University of Cambridge

Interamna Lirenas goes LIVE!

From Faculty of Classics. Published on Aug 21, 2017.

Follow the students of the Faculty of Classics as they excavate the Roman theatre at Interamna Lirenas.

A New Deputy Director for CRASSH

From CRASSH News and Press RSS feed. Published on Jul 02, 2014.

We are delighted to announce the appointment of a Deputy Director for CRASSH...

Announcing eight new Research Associate posts in the Early Modern period

From CRASSH News and Press RSS feed. Published on Mar 26, 2014.

CRASSH is pleased to announce a new constellation of projects centred in the Early Modern period. Eight new post-doctoral fellows will be appointed...

CRASSH Director Appointed Inaugural John Harvard Professor 2014-2019

From CRASSH News and Press RSS feed. Published on Feb 25, 2014.

CRASSH Director Simon Goldhill, Professor in Greek Literature and Fellow of King’s College, has been awarded a new research chair in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities. The 'John Harvard Visiting Professorship' enables the postholder to conduct inter-disciplinary research into a problem of pressing modern relevance. Simon’s project, ‘Topographies of Citizenship’, will explore three interlocking problems in the contemporary Middle East: urban economic apartheid manifested in man-made boundaries such as walls and gated communities; litoral politics: the sea coast as a major natural boundary politicised by issues of access to resources; and the closely related issues of democracy and participation. The project will begin in 2014/15.

Conspiracy, Secrets, Intrigue and Paranoia: Coming To A Screen Near You!

From CRASSH News and Press RSS feed. Published on Feb 05, 2014.

Five of the world's greatest movies about conspiracies will be screened by the Conspiracy and Democracy Research project, in partnership with the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse. Each film will be introduced by an expert speaker. The season kicks off at 5.45pm on 11 February with John Frankenheimer's 'The Manchurian Candidate', introduced by Peter Knight, author of 'Conspiracy Culture: American Paranoia from the Kennedy Assassination to the X-Files'. For more information: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/25503. Books tickets via the Arts Picturehouse Box Office.

An Encounter With Mozart Goes Viral

From CRASSH News and Press RSS feed. Published on Feb 05, 2014.

An eight-minute-long improvisation by Robert Levin on an unfinished piece by Mozart has had over 100,000 hits on YouTube since its posting. The Dwight D Robinson Jr Professor of Music at Harvard was lecturing on the improvisatory scope in Mozart's music, as 2012/13 Humanitas Visiting Professor of Chamber Music.

Margaret MacMillan Makes News

From CRASSH News and Press RSS feed. Published on Feb 05, 2014.

The tenure of Margaret MacMillan as Humanitas Visiting Professor of War Studies 2013/14 has been preceded by widespread media coverage in newspapers from The Times of India to El Pais. Sparked by Professor MacMillan's appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week with Education Secretary Michael Gove and historian Simon Schama, this press coverage has focused on the way history is taught and understood in the UK, with particular reference to World War One. Her interview on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire is due to be broadcast on Thursday 6 February, shortly after noon. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radiocambridgeshire/latest-programmes

Alastair Campbell: At the Nexus of Media and Politics

From CRASSH News and Press RSS feed. Published on Feb 05, 2014.

Humanitas Visiting Professor of Media 2013/14, Alastair Campbell, lectured to packed audiences in Cambridge. And his lectures reached a wider audience comprising the readerships of the national press. Full transcripts of the lectures went live on Huffington Post and the Guardian immediately after they were delivered, and the key points were covered in the Independent, Guardian, Financial Times, BBC News (online), the Huffington Post, Observer, and The Conversation.

Visualising the Plague

From CRASSH News and Press RSS feed. Published on Oct 04, 2013.

CRASSH researcher Dr Christos Lynteris has started a major, five-year ERC-funded project on 'Visualising the Third Plague Pandemic'. Recruitment of postdoctoral researchers has now begun.