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16 Sep: Classics Research Seminar, Glittering Palace & Incestuous Home in Pseudo-Seneca’s Octavia

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. Dr Jacqueline Clarke (Classics) Abstract: The word for home, domus, punctuates the Octavia. Sometimes it is juxtaposed with the word for palace, aula, which highlights a tension between traditional Roman concepts of home and family and Nero’s more grandiose aspirations. That […]

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Summer Research Scholarships Now Open

The Faculty of Arts is offering 12 Summer Research Scholarships for the 2016-17 summer break The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage undergraduate students to consider undertaking postgraduate study at the University of Adelaide leading to a career involving research. Each Scholarship provides a living allowance of $200 per week for six weeks over […]

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09 Sep: Classics Research Seminar, Legitimate Command in Civil War between Caeser & Pompeius

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. Dr David Rafferty (Classics) Abstract: The civil war between Caesar and Pompeius was fought all around the Mediterranean, with a bewildering variety of subordinate commanders often operating on their own. Given this was largely a dispute over legitimacy, by what right […]

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02 Sep: Classics Research Seminar, Cultural Practices & Burial Customs in the Roman Levant

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. Dr Margaret O’Hea (Classics) Abstract: Consumer preferences are a product of complex interactions between the practicalities of availability (supply) and layers of cultural and social values. A close and statistically-valid examination of the way in which glass was used across burial […]

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Tiana Blazevic: Winner ‘Best Oral Presentation by an Individual’ 2016 Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research

Congratulations to Tiana Blazevic for winning a Faculty of Arts, ‘Best Oral Presentation by an Individual’ prize at the 2016 Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research: Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) student, Tiana Blazevic, is currently completing a double major in History and Classics. Tiana is passionate about understanding history, she is an active volunteer with University […]

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19 Aug: Classics Research Seminar, Communal Rituals & Religious Acts

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. Prof. Katje Sporn (Director, German Archaeological Institute at Athens and 2016 AAIA Visiting Professor) Abstract: In early Greece there is a sphere where socially connoted/communal rituals merge with religious acts. For example, in many instances it has been disputed if an […]

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Mon 5 Sept: DoNut Freak Out!

For all undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts ONLY Come along to the Napier Undercroft outside of the main Napier Building entrance on Monday 5 September from 1.00 pm: – FREE donut and packed lunch – Study skills support and advice – Exchange and Internship information – Live music – Relax Register Your Interest […]

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12 Aug: Classics Research Seminar, Honours Thesis Presentations

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. 12 August Classics Honours Thesis Presentations (15 mins each) Mr Sean Demosthenes Ms Emma Johnston Mr Daniel McLean Mr Patrick Moritz Mr Luca Ricci After each seminar, tea will be available in the Napier Level 8 staff room. 2016 Classics Research […]

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18 Aug: Student Movie Night Competition – Vote for your favourite!

Climate change is a big problem, but what do we do about it? Students from The Enquiring Mind (semester 1, 2016) have developed videos to present potential solutions to Climate Change from the perspective of big players in the global debate. Some of these videos are so great they’ll be screened at the Inaugural Solving Climate Change Movie Night […]

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Scholarships Open: Adelaide Summer Research

The Adelaide Summer Research Scholarships for 2016-2017 are now open for application Considering postgraduate study? Want to know what it’s like to work alongside a research team? Apply now through the Scholarships website, and get real insight into what it’s like to work in research! Please ensure that each application has been fully completed and […]

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