University of Sydney – August Events

1. Department of Classics and Ancient History Research Seminar Series, Semester 2, 2017

Note especially:

22nd Todd Memorial Lecture: Professor Greg Woolf

Institute of Classical Studies, University of London

How Cosmopolitan was Imperial Rome?

Thursday 24 August 6.00pm

General Lecture Theatre Quadrangle, A14

See attached for complete program for Semester 2

2. Obsession and Philanthropy: The Dante Collection in Fisher Library

Professor Nerida Newbigin will talk about Dante Alighieri, the illustrated manuscripts and printed editions of the Divine Comedy, and individuals who shaped the collection: Sir Charles Nicholson, Dr WJS McKay and Professor Frederick May

Thursday, 24 August 1:00pm–1:30pm

Charles Perkins Centre Hub Level 6 Seminar Room, Camperdown/Darlington

Registration required and more information at:

Event organizer Julie Sommerfeldt

[gview file=””]3. To be or not to be? How to be cultured: Shakespeare & the arts in the 21st century

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, U of Sydney

It’s part of the ‘Outside the Square’ program. The panel is Huw Griffiths, Kip Williams, Artistic Director of the STC, and playwright Alana Valentine.

Thursday 31 August 6.00pm–8:30pm

$15 Students

$20 Alumni

$25 Friends

To register and for more information:



CARMEN – The Worldwide Medieval Network–Newsletter August 2017

Information about

CARMEN Annual Meeting in Ghent, Belgium

CARMEN at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds (July 3-6 2017)

CARMEN Members and their Projects-Digitising Patterns of Poer

Early Career Research-vacancies, funds, fellowships, grants and jobs

Events and New Projects