Critical Antiquities Workshop: Special Double Book Launch

Special double book launch! Michael della Rocca (Yale University) The Parmenidean Ascent For the Parmenidean monist, there are no distinctions whatsoever-indeed, distinctions are unintelligible. In The Parmenidean Ascent, Michael Della Rocca aims to revive this controversial approach on rationalist grounds. He not only defends the attribution of such an extreme monism to the pre-Socratic philosopher …

Classical Archaeology seminar | A Matter of Practice: The Social Etiquette of Drinking with Animal-protome Vessels

Professor Alison Betts | University of Sydney A Matter of Practice: The Social Etiquette of Drinking with Animal-protome Vessels Animal-head vessels and animal-protome vessels in the Western satrapies of the Persian Empire were synonymous, it seems, with Persian culture. When equipped with a secondary opening animal-protome functioned as rhyta, vessels through which liquid could be …

2020 Tom Austen Brown Memorial Lecture | James Flexner

Dr James Flexner | University of Sydney Excavating a tropical paradise: The archaeology of Southern Vanuatu When considering the state of archaeology in the present, it’s easy to believe that everything has been ‘dug to death’ when imagining how much fieldwork has been done over the past century or more. This is far from the …

NEAF Lecture: The Roman Gaze in Egypt

Dr Kate da Costa The Roman Gaze in Egypt: Mummy Portraits and the Egypto-Roman World Haunting eyes staring directly at the viewer, across nearly 2000 years, link us with the inhabitants of Egypt under Roman rule in a way few other artefacts can do. The funerary portraits of the 1st to 4th centuries CE, found …

Near Eastern Seminar Series (NESS) | Dr Nina Maaranen and Dr Chris Stantis

Dr Nina Maaranen and Dr Chris Stantis Tooth be told: bioarchaeological perspective on migration and life in Bronze Age Near East The Bronze Age (c. 3300 – 1200 BCE) is a time of unprecedented contact and movement within the ancient Near East. Cultural contact and transformation is often investigated using artefactual evidence as proxy for human …

History Honours information session

History Honours information session | Wednesday 21 October 2020 at 5pm Please join us for an interactive Zoom evening where we will go over the many opportunities offered by our History Honours program for 2021. Along with taking you through the application process you will also have the opportunity to meet next year’s seminar coordinators …

Department of Archaeology panel: careers, creativity and cracking the job market

Panel discussion | career opportunities for Archaeology graduates The Department of Archaeology would like to invite you to a panel discussion and networking opportunity where you can hear from recent graduates about their journeys from graduation to work.  Program Acknowledgement of Country and welcome Careers Centre presentation Panel discussion: Alumni panel Dr Jillian Comber| Comber Consultants …

Department of Philosophy panel: careers, creativity, and cracking the job market

Panel discussion | career opportunities for Philosophy graduates The Department of Philosophy would like to invite you to a panel discussion and networking opportunity where you can hear from recent graduates about their journeys from graduation to work.  Program Panel discussion | panelists include Justine Landis-Hanley | Media Advisor for Federal Minister – The Greens …

Department of Gender and Cultural Studies panel: Careers, creativity, and next steps for GCS students

Panel discussion | study and career opportunities for Gender and Cultural Studies graduates The Department of Gender and Cultural Studies would like to invite you to a panel discussion and networking opportunity where you can hear from department academics about undergraduate curriculum and future study and research options, and from recent graduates about their journeys from graduation …

Department of Classics and Ancient History panel: careers, creativity, and cracking the job market

Panel discussion | career opportunities for Classics and Ancient History graduates The Department of Classics and Ancient History would like to invite you to a panel discussion and networking opportunity where you can hear from recent graduates about their journeys from graduation to work.  Event Program: Guest panellists  including: Rebecca Robson – Strategy and Insights …