Programme 2015/2016

The web site for the Sheffield branch of the Classical Association has moved. You can find current programme information here:

AGMSheffield Classical Association

Wednesday 20 April
Humanities Research Institute, Seminar Room
34 Gell Street, S3 7QY


Thursday 5 November 2015
5 for 5:30pm, Humanities Research Institute
Christy Constantakopoulou (Birkbeck) Having fun with inventories: female dedications in the sanctuary of Delos

Thursday 21 April 2016
7:30pm, Birkdale School
Co-sponsored with the Sheffield branch of the Historical Association
Greg Woolf (Institute of Classical Studies) Were the ancient Romans really mostly illiterate?


Medieval and Ancient Research Seminars
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street, S3 7QY
5pm drinks, 5.30pm paper begins

7 October 2015
Dirk Rohmann (History) Fahrenheit AD 451: Christianity, Book-Burning and the Big Bang Theory in Late Antiquity

21 October 2015
Ranjan Sen (English Language & Linguistics) The Talking Dead: Resurrecting the reasons for early Latin phonological change

18 November 2015 PhD research session
Philippa Read (French, Leeds) Ancient female role models resurrected in First World War France: The case of Antigone
Carrie Sawtell (Archaeology) People and Places: Thinking about the Logistics of Commemoration in Classical Athens

9 December 2015
Hartmut Leppin (Frankfurt) The Roman Empire in John of Ephesus’ Historiography: A Syriac’s Perspective

Tuesday 16 February 2016, 4.15pm, venue TBC
Stefan Esders (Berlin) Late Roman law

17 February 2016
Elena Isayev (Exeter) No Migrants: Mobility in ancient Italy before borders

For other papers please see the complete MARS programme