Monthly Archives: May 2011

Contemporary Aristotelian Studies

The UK Political Studies Association has  established a new specialist group on ‘Contemporary Aristotelian Studies’. The group’s inaugural conference (‘Contemporary Aristotelian Studies in Politics’) will be held at London Metropolitan University, on Friday, 3 June, 2011. Details here.

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Postgraduate Conference: The conceptual life of the polis in modern theory and practice

Ancient Ideas in the Modern World: Reinventing the Legacy of Greece Faculty of Classics (room 1.11), University of Cambridge, Friday 8th July 2011 This postgraduate conference aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum for those working on the reception of classical … Continue reading

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Programme for Postgraduate Conference

11am Coffee/registration (Classics Faculty room 1.10) 11.15 Welcome: Professor Paul Cartledge, AG Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge 11.30am-1pm Panel 1: Germany between ancient and modern Chair: Carol Atack Charles Clavey (Cambridge, PTIH): The young Nietzsche and … Continue reading

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Interviews with Barbara Goff and Katherine Harloe

Here is an interview with our colleague Barbara Goff for  Classics Confidential’s YouTube channel.  The interview was recorded with Jessica Hughes at the meeting of the Classical Association in April 2011. The same site also interviewed Katherine Harloe about her … Continue reading

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APGRD Reception seminar series ‘Politics and Reception’

Network members may like to know that the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama Reception Seminar series for Autumn 2011 is organised around the topic ‘Politics and Reception’.  Three network members are presenting papers: Barbara Goff, Sara Monoson … Continue reading

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David Carter, “Why Athens?”

We welcome the publication of Why Athens? A Reappraisal of Tragic Politics (Oxford, 2011), edited by our colleague David Carter.  The collection of essays makes a major contribution to the current debate about the political aspects of Greek tragedy.

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Socrates on Radio Free Libya

Libyan students quoting Socrates on air: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/apr/29/radio-free-libya-gaddafi-misrata

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