CFP: Historical Evidence and Historical Writing in... →
from inlustre monumentum est: From the CLASSICISTS mailing list; CALL FOR PROPOSALS omnium annalium monumenta : HISTORICAL EVIDENCE and HISTORICAL WRITING in Republican Rome Conference at the British School at Rome, 31 October – 1 November 2013 We are very pleased to announce our intention to arrange an international conference on historical evidence and historical...
Amphorae VI (2012) →
from inlustre monumentum est: I just got back from Amphorae VI which this year was held at Auckland University, three days of excellent postgraduate papers. Big kudos to organisers Lawrence Xu and Nicola Wright and their team of volunteers! As well as hearing some excellent presentations I got good feedback from several people on my own paper Treachery Worse Than Punic: Livy’s Landscape and...
The horses**t that is killing Universities... →
from inlustre monumentum est: Please excuse my bowdlerised cursing, but I feel that such direct earthy language is strictly necessary in this case. THE HORSESHIT THAT EATS THE HEART FROM UNIVERSITIES Read it and weep. An actual email sent out from from my university (“a top 100 world University” as it likes to call itself) about a seminar from a visiting higher education bureaucrat. Names have...