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Georgina White, CEMS Post-Doctoral Fellow, Receives Lectureship at Vanderbilt University

June 9, 2017

We are happy to announce that Georgina White, CEMS post-doctoral fellow for “Classics/Ancient Political Thought,” will take up a lectureship in Classics in the "Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies” at Vanderbilt University. Congratulations!

Dora Ivanisevic wins the International Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Departments of Religious Studies, Classics and History, Brown University

April 5, 2017

Dora Ivanisevic, who recently defended her Doctoral Dissertation on "Epitaphic Culture and Social History in Late Antique Salona (ca. 250-600 C.E.) at the Medieval Studies Department, won the International Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Departments of Religious Studies, Classics and History, Brown University (July 2017-July 2019). Congratulations!

1st Central European Graduate Workshop in Ancient Philosophy, Central European University, March 25-26, 2017

February 7, 2017

This workshop brings together students based in the Central European region and working on innovative and groundbreaking doctoral projects in Ancient Philosophy. After presenting their work, each student will receive comments from a respondent working in their field followed by an open discussion of the issues and questions arising from their work.

Speakers:

John Dillon (Trinity College Dublin)

A Public Lecture by Georgina White (CEMS Post-doctoral Fellow) on "Reading Plato in the East and West: Comparing Histories of Reception," January 1, 5.30pm, Gellner Room, CEU

January 30, 2017

With the exception of archaeological evidence and a few papyrus finds, the study of the ancient world is the study of its reception – the copies, epitomies, and commentaries of earlier works produced by later scholars. The study of Plato is no different. Our understanding of both the texts themselves and their interpretation relies heavily upon their reception in later periods, and, in particular, the manuscript and exegetical traditions of the Middle Ages.

Mariana Bodnaruk Presents at the First Conference on Byzantine and Medieval Studies, Nicosia (Cyprus), 13-15 January, 2017

January 9, 2017

Mariana Bodnaruk, CEMS Junior Member and PhD Candidate at the Medieval Studies Department, is going to present a paper entitled "Inscriptions of Late Antique and Early Byzantine Cyprus: The Imperial and Senatorial Self-Representation," at the First Conference on Byzanine and Medieval Studies, Nicosia (Cyprus), 13–15 January, 2017. The conference is organized by the Byzantinist Society of Cyprus.

More info: http://www.byzantinistsociety.org.cy/cbms2017/programme/