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Triennial Classics Alumni Day

Every three years the Faculty of Classics invites all our alumni to join us in Oxford for a day-long event which provides the opportunity for academic discussion and sharing information about recent discoveries and contemporary developing methodological approaches to the investigation and interpretation of the ancient world.

In addition to prominent keynote speakers, drawn from the across the broad field of contemporary ancient world studies, the day also features talks from current Faculty members about the latest research on the ancient world which spans the full gamut of Classical subjects: language and literature, ancient history, philology, philosophy, archaeology, and classical reception.

Alumni Day 2017 - 11th March

Date: Saturday 11 March 2017

Time: 09:45 - 18:30

Venue: Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LU


Featuring Robin Lane Fox Speaking on  'Changing History: Alexander'


Following on from the inital success of our first Faculty Alumni Day in 2014 we are very pleased to welcome you all once again to Oxford. The day will consist of talks by Faculty members, an alumni panel session, and the opportunity to catch-up with old friends (and make new ones) over food, drinks, and stimulating conversation.

09:45 - 10:20 Registration & Coffee

 10:20 - 10:30 Welcome address, Prof. Teresa Morgan, Chair of the Faculty

10:30 - 11.30 Keynote, Mr Robin Lane Fox

11:35 - 13:10 Talks by Faculty members, featuring  Prof. Bert R.R. Smith, Dr Constanze Güthenke,

Prof. Alan K. Bowman

13:10 - 14:30 Lunch 

14:30 - 15:35 Talks by Faculty members, featuring  Dr J. C. Quinn, Dr Dirk Obbink

15:35 - 16:00 Break

16:00 - 17:15 'Classical Futures’ alumni panel (a chance to hear some of our alumni sharing their work experiences since graduating from Oxford)

17:15 - 17:30 Closing remarks, Regius Professor of Greek Gregory Hutchinson

17:30 - 18:30 Drinks reception

Please click HERE to register

PHOTO-EXHIBITION This will also be an opportunity to see the 'The Hidden Gospels of Abba Garima: Treasures from the Ethiopian Highlands'. (Translated from Greek, with decoration derived from classical architecture.)