Congratulations to Kleanthis, who has accepted a postdoctoral research fellowship in Edinburgh (on an ERC-funded project on ‘Honour in Classical Greece’). Kleanthis joined the School nearly four years ago as a Teaching Fellow, and has contributed an enormous amount in that time, having taught in Greek, Latin and Classical Studies at all levels. We will be very sorry to see him go!
The School of Classics invites applications for a one year lectureship in Ancient History, to start on 1 August 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter. We have a particular teaching need in Greek History. Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Jason König, Head of School (email@example.com).
Application deadline: 15 May 2018.
The School of Classics invites applications for a one year lectureship in Ancient History, to start on 1 August 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter. We have a particular teaching need in Roman History. Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Jason König, Head of School (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Application deadline: 7 May 2018.
Rebecca Usherwood has been appointed to a tenure-track position as ‘Assistant Professor in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies’ at Trinity College, Dublin.
Congratulations Rebecca! We will be very sorry to lose you at the end of this year.
The School of Classics Distinguished Visiting Scholar for 2018 is Professor Suzanne Marchand, the Boyd Professor of European Intellectual History at Louisiana State University.
Professor Marchand’s interests span classical studies, art history, anthropology, history, and theology in modern Europe. She is currently writing a book on the history of the porcelain industry in Central Europe, and several articles about the reception of Herodotus in the nineteenth century.
Professor Marchand will be at the School throughout week 8 and will be giving a lecture on Thursday to which all are warmly welcome.
‘Porcelain – another form of classical education’ (Thursday 5th April 4.05-5pm, School VI (St Salvator’s Quad).
We are pleased to announce that the School of Classics at St Andrews has been ranked 14th in the world and 3rd in the UK for Classics and Ancient History. This is the first year that the QS rankings have included a separate Classics and Ancient History ranking.