David Lewis appointed at Nottingham
Dr. David Lewis, who received his PhD from the department, has been appointed to a non-fixed lectureship in the Department of Classics at the University of Nottingham. Congratulations David!
(19 Nov 2015)
Tristan Herzogenrath-Amelung has MA thesis accepted for publication
Tristan Herzogenrath-Amelung has just had a revised version of his Durham MA thesis accepted to be published as an article in the journal Historia, entitled 'Social status and combat reality of Classical Greek epibatai'. Congratulations Tristan!
(17 Nov 2015)
Exciting new publication on the ancient Greek economy
Prof. Edward Harris (Emeritus Professor), Dr. Mark Woolmer (current department member ) and Dr. David Lewis (department alumnus) have co-edited the volume The Ancient Greek Economy: Markets, Households and City States, just out with Cambridge University Press. Details can be found here).
(12 Nov 2015)
Amy Russell awarded 2-year AHRC Leadership Fellowship
Dr. Amy Russell has been awarded a prestigious 2-year AHRC Leadership Fellowship for her exciting new project “Senatorial Monuments: a new approach to the social dynamics of ideology formation in the Roman empire”.
(26 Oct 2015) » More about Amy Russell awarded 2-year AHRC Leadership Fellowship
Catherine Goode successfully defends her PhD
Catherine Goode has successfully defended her PhD. Congratulations Catherine!
(26 Oct 2015)
Corinna Brunini-Cronin successfully defends PhD
Corinna Brunini-Cronin has successfully passed her PhD, subject to minor corrections. Congratulations Corinna!
(26 Oct 2015)
Durham alumnus Mirko Canevaro awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize
Mirko Canevaro, who studied for his PhD in the Classics and Ancient History Department at Durham, has been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize, one of five Classicists in the UK to receive the award. Congratulations Mirko!
(26 Oct 2015)
Leonid Zhmud awarded Senior Research Fellowship at Durham
Nicolò Benzi awarded the Newman Fellowship
(23 Jun 2015) » More about Nicolò Benzi awarded the Newman Fellowship
Fellowship Success for Dr Ugo Zilioli
(28 Apr 2015) » More about Fellowship Success for Dr Ugo Zilioli
'On Seeing the Author' Exhibition Opens
(8 Feb 2015) » More about 'On Seeing the Author' Exhibition Opens
Prof. Peter Rhodes awarded Durham's Chancellor's Medal
REF 2014 results
In the REF2014 evaluation of research quality, the department of Classics and Ancient History at Durham was ranked joint second place in the UK by grade point average. 86% per cent of our research overall was considered to be of world leading and internationally excellent quality. We stand in third place with respect to world leading research and in joint first place for world leading or internationally excellent research impact and research environment.
(18 Dec 2014)
Andrej Petrovic wins Humboldt Fellowship
The Department is delighted to announce that Dr Andrej Petrovic has been awarded a prestigious Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers.
(20 Oct 2014) » More about Andrej Petrovic