Author Archives: The Secretary

About The Secretary

The Secretary acts as secretary to the CA Council and other committees, runs the CA office and handles all queries from members and non-members alike. She likes tea, Greek history and Marmite on toast.

Spring Books 2015

by Mr Philip Hooker The Bookseller has just published its Buyers’ Guide of books due in the first half of 2015.  These are books which publishers have nominated as books which should appeal to the general reader.  This note picks out … Continue reading

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UK Theatre 2015

by Mr Philip Hooker Programmes for UK theatre productions are mostly announced in November, too late for inclusion in a December CA News print article.   So this blog provides a better and timelier way of describing what classical works are … Continue reading

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New CA Branch – Lytham St Annes

The latest branch of the country’s largest organisation for the promotion of classics – the Classical Association – is being formed in Lytham St Annes for the first time in the Association’s long and distinguished history. And the driving force … Continue reading

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Tweeting the CA Conference #CA14

In recent years, there’s been a lot of Twitter chat about the CA Conference, be it amusing shots of Percy Bear, livetweeting from the panels, or questions put to speakers via Twitter. We think this is great, and we want … Continue reading

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How my training in Classics helps my work as a journalist

By Juliette Harrisson I am a lecturer in Classics and Ancient History, with three degrees relating to the ancient world (BA in Ancient History, MA in Myth, PhD in Classics). I am also a freelance journalist, writing primarily for website … Continue reading

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The Olympics: One year on…

You may remember a while ago, we posted about the ‘Sport and Competition in Greece and Rome‘ colloquium which was held at the British Museum.  One year on, Prof. Carey sends the following update on the event and the resources … Continue reading

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CFP: CA Conference, Nottingham 13-16 April, 2014

In 2014 the Annual Conference of the Classical Asso­ciation will be hosted by the Department of Classics at the University of Nottingham. The dates for the con­ference are Sunday 13 April to Wednesday 16 April 2014. The conference dinner will … Continue reading

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#CA2013: A Twitterer’s Perspective

By Robert Harris I tweet a lot – that much needs to be clear from the outset. I’ve been asked to share some thoughts on my experience at this year’s Classical Association conference, but to do so requires that I first … Continue reading

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Reviewing

Peer review is absolutely central to academic publishing and here at the CA, half of the office is given over to managing the flow of books and reviews that makes up Classical Review.  All this activity hinges on the work of … Continue reading

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It’s conference time again!

Yes, that’s right, members will have noticed the usual conference handbook in with their December issue of CA News and bookings for our 2013 conference in reading are open now!  To find out more about the conference (where there’ll also … Continue reading

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