Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at Birmingham is one of the few university departments in the UK that draws together Archaeology and the study of Greece, Rome and Egypt. Times Higher Education ranked the department in the Top 5 in the country for its performance in the latest Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Classics, Classical Literature & Civilisation, and Ancient History programmes
Taught masters and research degrees in all aspects of Antiquity
Showcasing the breadth of research expertise in the department
23 May 2022
On 9th May, children and their parents, carers, and teachers from schools across Birmingham visited The Exchange for a prize-giving ceremony.
10 May 2022
This is only one of many new sites and unexpected patterns of prehistoric activity detected at Stonehenge by the Ghent-Birmingham research team
26 January 2022
Co-hosted with the Centre for the Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures (BRIHC) and the Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages (CESMA).
10 January 2022
Recording now available.
06 January 2022
Emeritus Professor Dimitris Tziovas has been longlisted for the prestigious Runciman Award.
21 December 2021
William Mack writing for the Bulletin of the Council of University Classical Departments [pdf].
06 December 2021
Critical CAHA is a student-run discussion group focusing on inclusivity and diversity within studying our Ancient and Prehistoric worlds.
04 November 2021
'Ovid in the West Midlands' is a joint venture between the Department of Classics, Ancient History, and Archaeology and the education charity Classics for All.
28 October 2021
PhD Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology student Hebe Barlow talks about her favourite things on the University of Birmingham campus, including events, societies and sports clubs.
28 September 2021
The Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology and the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham are delighted to announce our autumn research seminar series.
27 September 2021
The BRIHC Seminar Series consists of academic talks from world-leading researchers. It runs across the academic year and reflects the whole scope of scholarly fields represented in the School of History and Cultures.
21 September 2021
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