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