Monday 16 July 2018


FIEC has issued a new statement on the 15th FIEC/CA International Conference, which will take place in London, 4-8 July 2019.
The statement is a reminder as to the fact that participants should propose panels rather than papers and that all member associations should support students who would like to attend the conference. Please follow this link for more information.

Friday 13 July 2018


We would like to let you know about the 17th International ARYS Conference, entitled: "DRESSING DIVINELY: clothed and naked deities and devotees". 
It is being organized by the ARYS association (Antiquity: Religions and Societies) and Julio Caro Baroja Institute of Historiography from the University Carlos III of Madrid, and it is taking place in Jarandilla de la Vera, C├íceres, on 13 and 14 December 2018. 

Please follow this link to read the full announcement and please note that the deadline for the submission of proposals is 15 September 2018.

Monday 9 July 2018


We would like to forward to you the following announcement:

The Department of Classics & Ancient History at Durham invites expressions of interest from outstanding candidates with well-developed proposals who wish to apply to the Marie Curie Individual Fellowship or British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowship schemes through Durham University. We are especially interested in hearing from eligible candidates who complement our existing research strengths in ancient epic, ancient philosophy, and the social and cultural history of the Graeco-Roman and world, including its relationship with the Near East. 

Both Fellowships aim to provide opportunities for career development for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, but with a proven record of excellent research. Further information about the schemes will appear here: 

Further information about the
The scheme deadlines are in late September and mid-October respectively, but anyone interested must have secured the support of someone in the Department to work with on their proposal as soon as possible, with a view to submitting a full draft for internal review*by the end of July* (Marie Curie) / *by the end of Monday, 20th August* (British Academy). In either case, the draft should include: a CV; a detailed account of the proposed research, including the aims, objectives, method and publication plans, with particular attention to explanation of the significance of the subject, and the research problem and questions; an abstract of the proposal in non-technical terms so as to be easily comprehensible to a non-expert; and details of how your project complements research currently being undertaken in the department.

Informal inquiries may be addressed to the Director of Research, Prof. George Boys-Stones (