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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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Merry Christmas!

We’d like to wish all our members, Twitter followers, Facebook likers and blog readers a merry Christmas and a happy New Year.  The office will be closing on 21 December and we’ll be back on 7 January, when bookings will … Continue reading

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A long way for a little bear!

Percy has been out and about again… In October 2012, Percy Bear walked along Hadrian’s Wall, from Bowness on Solway to Wallsend. Percy fortifies himself for the day ahead with breakfast at Four Wynds, Nigel Jarvis’ very well-situated B&B at … Continue reading

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