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Department of Classics and Ancient History

2011 Classical Association Annual Conference

Friday 15th April - Monday 18 April 2011.

The 2011 Classical Association Annual Conference will be hosted by Durham University. The conference involves around 50 panels with a distinguished array of international and national speakers, and is attended by several hundred delegates. The conference will run from the evening of Friday 15th April until lunch on Monday 18th April. Panels will be held in Collingwood College and Grey College, and plenary lectures in the Arnold Wolfendale theatre of the Calman Centre, on the Science site of the University. The conference dinner will take place at the Radisson Hotel, on the banks of the river Wear.

The conference will be organised in seven academic sessions with parallel papers, two plenary lectures and the Presidential Address. As in previous years, there will also be receptions, entertainments and excursions to sites of interest in the local area.

Participants will be offered a choice of accommodation in Collingwood College, the Business School, and the Marriott Hotel, Durham.

The Conference booklet, with full programme and details on panels, chairs, abstracts of papers and posters, as well as info on accommodation and excursions, can be downloaded here. (A paper copy will be in your conference pack, distributed on arrival at Collingwood, at the registration desk).

Online booking is now closed; if you still wish to book on the conference, please download the paper booking form, decide what kind of booking you would like to make, and get in touch per email with the conference administrators (Stina Maynard and Judith Aird, email: conferenceadministration.service@durham.ac.uk ), copying the Conference coordinator (Paola Ceccarelli, CA.2011@durham.ac.uk ) in your email.

For information regarding bursaries to support attendance at the Classical Association conference, please click here.

If you have any queries relating to payments and conference bookings or accommodation, please contact the Conference administrators:
Stina Maynard and Judith Aird,
Conference and Tourism Office, GB22, Mountjoy Research Centre Block 2,
Stockton Road, Durham DH1 3UP, Tel.: +44 (0)191 334 2883 Fax: +44 (0)191 334 2892

For all other conference-related queries please contact the Conference coordinator:
Paola Ceccarelli, CA 2011,
Department of Classics & Ancient History,
38 North Bailey, Durham University,
Durham DH1 3EU, UK.
Tel.: +44 (0)191 3341686

Note also that on Friday 15th April, 9 am- 5 pm, Durham Classics & Ancient History will host a Digital Classicist Training Day, organised by Dr. Gabriel Bodard (Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London). Places will be limited; to book on it, or for further information (here is a link to the programme), please contact Peter Heslin.