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Professor Han Baltussen elected to Australian Academy of the Humanities Council

Congratulations to Professor Han Baltussen (Discipline of Classics) who has been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities Council. The Academy advances knowledge of, and the pursuit of excellence in, the humanities in Australia for the benefit of the nation. It is governed by a Council of leaders who provide strategic direction, policy guidance […]

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Research Tuesdays: Shards of History – How glass changed the world

The next Research Tuesday seminar features our very own Dr Margaret O’Hea, Director of the University of Adelaide’s Museum of Classical Archaeology.  Margaret has held a life-long interest in the transition from Roman to early Islamic material culture in the region of the Roman Decapolis, and is one of the world’s foremost Late Antiquity glass specialists. Tuesday […]

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Book launch tomorrow – Greek & Roman Consolations by Prof Han Baltussen

Han Baltussen, Hughes Professor and Head of Classics, will be launching his book Greek and Roman Consolations tomorrow. The book looks into the role of consolation for the trauma of loss, in a time when death came about earlier and with less warning. When: Thursday 5 September Time: 5:30pm for 6:00pm start Where: Ira Raymond […]

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Museum of Classical Archaeology – open first Tuesday of each month

The Museum of Classical Archaeology (in the basement of the Mitchell Building) is now open, free of charge, on the first Tuesday of each month from 11.00am-3.00pm. It is home to hundreds of ancient treasures and has been featured in the Lonely Planet guide for travellers, so don’t miss the opportunity for a visit. View […]

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