P. J. Rhodes elected president of the Classical Association
Professor P. J. Rhodes, emeritus in the Department of Classics and Ancient History, has been elected to the presidency of the Classical Association for 2014/15.
(24 Apr 2014) » More about Prof. Rhodes
Watch Zenia Selby's Hadrian documentary on Youtube
(16 Mar 2014) » More about Hadrian
Zenia Selby's Hadrian film premieres this Friday
Current second-year Classics student Zenia Selby has made a short documentary film about Hadrian's Wall, supported by the Vindolanda Trust and the Department of Archaeology.
(24 Feb 2014) » More about Hadrian premiere
Donald Murray's PhD awarded posthumously
We are delighted to announce that Donald Murray has been awarded a posthumous PhD for his thesis on 'Darius and his Audiences: A Study in the Royal Inscriptions and their Earliest Reception'.
(21 Feb 2014) » More about Donald Murray
Johannes Haubold's book wins PROSE award
Johannes Haubold's book Greece and Mesopotamia: Dialogues in Literature (CUP 2013) has been selected as the winner of the PROSE award in Classics and Ancient History.
(21 Feb 2014) » More about PROSE award win
Valentina Di Lascio wins CHS fellowship
Ermelinda Valentina Di Lascio has been awarded a prestigious fellowship at the Center for Hellenic Studies at Harvard.
(17 Feb 2014) » More about Valentina Di Lascio
Alessandra Zenobi's Durham PhD has become a book
(13 Feb 2014) » More about Alessandra Zanobi
Recent PhD successes in the department
Congratulations to all the PhD candidates who successfully passed their vivas this winter!
(29 Jan 2014) » More about recent PhDs
Living Poets website goes live
The Living Poets website is now live!
The ERC funded Living Poets project aims to develop a new approach to classical poetry, based on how listeners and readers imagined the Greek and Roman poets. The website has more information about the project, collections of ancient and modern representations of the poets, and scholarly guides to the collections.
(10 Jan 2014)
Major research grant for Ted Kaizer
We are delighted to announce that Dr Ted Kaizer has been awarded a three-year Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust.
(12 Dec 2013) » More about Ted Kaizer
Abi Tavener wins a place on Channel 4 broadcasting course
(25 Nov 2013) » More about Abi Tavener
Success for Louise Hodgson and Rik Van Wijlick
(25 Nov 2013) » More about Louise Hodgson and Rik Van Wijlick
George Pearson describes his passion for studying Classics to win essay prize
(23 Sep 2013) » More about George Pearson
Prestigious award for Jun Yeob Lee
(14 Sep 2013) » More about Jun Yeob Lee
We're number 2: great results for the Department in the 2013 National Student Survey!
The NSS results released this week saw Durham ranked number 2 for Classics in the UK.
(23 Aug 2013) » More about NSS 2013
Peter Alpass's book published
(5 Aug 2013) » More about Peter Alpass
Prof. Michael Stokes's books arrive in the Departmental Library
(2 Aug 2013) » More about the departmental library
New book by Mirko Canevaro, with a contribution by Edward Harris
(22 Jul 2013) » More about Mirko Canevaro
Durham Classics featured in the Guardian
The 12/07/2013 issue of the Guardian Newspaper contains a two-page article on recent research in Classics featuring the work of Durham scholars Barbara Graziosi and Johannes Haubold. Read more here.
(12 Jul 2013)
Professor Edward Harris to retire
Professor Edward M. Harris, a leading figure in the field of Ancient History and an authority on Greek Law, is to retire in September 2013.
(2 Jul 2013) » More about Prof. Edward Harris
Congratulations to our graduates
Congratulations to all our students who graduated yesterday!
(28 Jun 2013) » More about graduating students
Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship winner Peter Fane-Saunders to join the department
Peter Fane-Saunders and the Department of Classics and Ancient History have been awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship beginning in October 2013.
(28 Jun 2013) » More about Peter Fane-Saunders
Emily Tilley awarded museum internship
Congratulations to Emily Tilley!
(22 Jun 2013) » More about Emily Tilley
New books in the Departmental Library
(6 Jun 2013) » More about new books
Zenia Selby and Lyle Bushe win film-making grant
(28 May 2013) » More about Zenia Selby and Lyle Bushe
Leverhulme fellowship for Luca Castagnoli
(16 May 2013) » More about Leverhulme fellowship for Luca Castagnoli