Volcanic people: Vesuvius before and after the AD 79 eruption | Public lecture

Volcanic people: Vesuvius before and after the AD 79 eruption Public Lecture Welcome and introduction | Dr Estelle Lazer Estelle will give a short update on the Pompeii Cast Project in 2019 Lecture | Dr Girolamo Ferdinando de Simone  “Volcanic people: Vesuvius before and after the AD 79 eruption” Girolamo Ferdinando De Simone is a classical …

Department of Classics and Ancient History Seminar Series Thursday 7 November

Department of Classics and Ancient History Seminar Series Plato’s Conception of Philosophy and the Problem of Understanding Morality Stephen Gaukroger | Emeritus Professor History of Philosophy and History of Science at the University of Sydney Plato provided a model for what philosophy was in the classical world, but just what this model was requires some …

Futures of International Order Series

Remembering 1919 and the origins of the International Economic Order THE PANEL: Dr. Yves Rees (LaTrobe) Dr. Aditya Balsubramanian (ANU) Dr. Pierre Eichenberger (Lausanne/New School) Dr. Ben Huf (Sydney) Chaired by Prof. Glenda Sluga THE CHALLENGE: 100 years ago, the Treaty of Versailles was signed in the glittering Hall of Mirrors, outlining the peace settlements …

Public Lecture: Natalie Haynes | Troy Story

Public Lecture: Natalie Haynes | Troy Story To coincide with her latest novel, A Thousand Ships (publ. May 2, 2019), Natalie will take audiences on a tour around the Trojan War, the greatest conflict in ancient literature, perhaps in literature full stop. From the causes of the war (divine displeasure) to its complex aftermath, this show encompasses …

Classical Heritage and the Story of Sydney Forum II

Classical Heritage Forum II: Language and Learning Our next Classical Heritage Forum turns to the place of Classics in NSW secondary schools. We’ll explore the changing nature of pedagogy in the Classics from the early days of the colony to the present, both within and beyond formal schooling. We’ll also examine the shifting history of …

Department of Classics and Ancient History Seminar Series Thursday 16 May

Department of Classics and Ancient History Seminar Series Thucydides’ historiographic economy: reflecting on κτῆμα ἐς αἰεί Ben Brown About the seminar series Papers are usually held in the Conference Room of the Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia, in the Madsen Building on Eastern Ave (at the City Road end), in the …

Department of Classics and Ancient History Seminar Series Monday 18 March

Department of Classics and Ancient History Seminar Series Predictions on the Rise and Fall of Ancient AlexandriaStefan Pfeiffer About the seminar series Papers are usually held in the Conference Room of the Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia, in the Madsen Building on Eastern Ave (at the City Road end), in the …