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
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
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.)