News in Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Dr Rhoads Murphey inducted into Turkish Historical Foundation

Dr Rhoads Murphey inducted into Turkish Historical Foundation
Description
CBOMGS Reader in Ottoman Studies honored by Turkish National Academy.
Date:
17/04/2014

Egyptology Studentship and Postgraduate Curator, Eton Myers Collection

Egyptology Studentship and Postgraduate Curator, Eton Myers Collection
Description
This appointment offers an exciting opportunity to join the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, and to contribute to its thriving discipline of Egyptology to start July 2014. The candidates should be specialists in Egyptology (including both textual and archaeological evidence), though the successful applicant will be expected to make a sizeable contribution to development of the world famous collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts which is on loan from Eton College, Windsor until 2025. Deadline: 27 April 2014.
Date:
17/04/2014

Ottoman Material Culture Workshop

Ottoman Material Culture Workshop
Description
Two-day event held at Birmingham Museum Collections Centre on 4-5 April 2014, sponsored by the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust.
Date:
16/04/2014

Birmingham Byzantinist honoured

Birmingham Byzantinist honoured
Description
Dr Ruth Macrides, Reader in Byzantine Studies at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek has been invited to join the committee of Senior Fellows at Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies, Washington, DC
Date:
18/03/2014

CBOMGS doctoral researchers awarded prestigious Fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

CBOMGS doctoral researchers awarded prestigious Fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library
Description
Annika Asp-Talwar and George Makris, third year doctoral researchers at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, have been offered sought-after Junior Fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection (Washington DC), an institute of Harvard University.
Date:
14/03/2014

Greek Mythology 3500 BC to AD 2014

Greek Mythology 3500 BC to AD 2014
Description
Video recording of Professor Ken Dowden's Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association's New Year lecture.
Date:
03/02/2014

BOMGS students launch online journal: Diogenes

BOMGS students launch online journal: Diogenes
Description
Postgraduates students in the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies have launched a new online academic journal: DIOGENES.
Date:
31/01/2014

Leventis Studentships 2014-15

Leventis Studentships 2014-15
Description
Thanks to a generous grant from the A.G.Leventis Foundation, we are able to offer 3 postgraduate scholarships for students wishing to pursue a full-time higher degree (MA by Research/MRes/PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture.
Date:
21/11/2013

Women's voices in Classics today

Women's voices in Classics today
Description
Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos interviews women writers for open-access online journal Practitioners' Voices in Classical Reception Studies
Date:
11/11/2013

University of Birmingham shares in £14.6 million AHRC funding for postgraduate study

University of Birmingham shares in £14.6 million AHRC funding for postgraduate study
Description
The University of Birmingham is one of six Midlands universities to benefit from a multi-million-pound partnership which will create hundreds of new postgraduate studentship opportunities across the region.
Date:
17/10/2013
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