News in Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Call for papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage

Call for papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage
Description
Conference on Heritage, Tourism and Traditions will take place 13-16 July 2015, Liverpool, UK. Deadline for abstracts is 15 December 2014.
Date:
01/05/2014

15th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium (25 May 2014)

15th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium (25 May 2014)
Description
Language as Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean (330-2013). Programme now online.
Date:
29/04/2014

CBOMGS doctoral student awarded research position

CBOMGS doctoral student awarded research position
Description
Rebecca Darley, a CBOMGS doctoral student, has been awarded a prestigious position as research associate on the project '"Bilderfahrzeuge" – Warburg's legacy and the future of iconology', based at the Warburg Institute (London) in association with the Max Weber Stiftung (Bonn)
Date:
17/04/2014

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
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