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Annual Conference 2018 in association with the University of Leicester

6-9 April 2018

The Classical Association runs a number of bursary schemes for its annual conference. Please see below for details of each scheme and how to apply. The deadline for all applications is 15 December 2017 at 5pm. We will notify applicants of the outcome by 8 January 2018.

Please note that bursaries do not include travel costs. You may be awarded a full or half bursary where a full bursary covers the conference fee, the conference dinner and accommodation, and a half bursary covers the conference fee and the conference dinner. You may not apply to more than one scheme.

A list of speakers and panels can be found here.

Students at UK and Irish Institutions

Instructions have been sent to all UK and Irish departments with details of how to apply. We do not accept individual applications from students: applications must be made on their behalf by their department. If you are a student at a UK or Irish institution and wish to be considered for a CA bursary, you must contact your head of department.

If you are a head of department or CA contact in a UK or Irish institution and have not received instructions on how to apply to the CA bursary scheme, please contact the Office.

To submit your department's application, please complete this form.

Teachers and PGCE Students
If you are a Classics teacher or a Classics PGCE student, please use this form to apply.

Recent Postgraduates
Bursaries are available to postgraduates in their first year after graduation who have yet to secure a full-time position, please use this form to apply.

Students at Overseas Institutions
If you are enrolled on a Classics or Classics-related course at an institution outside of the UK and Ireland, please use this form to apply.

For queries relating to bursaries, please contact the CA Office. For queries relating to the conference, please contact the local organisers. The conference e-mail address is

Further details of the conference will be available at: or click here to follow the 2018 Conference on Facebook.

Branch Events

For branch events, please see the calendar of events on our homepage. If you would like to request a programme for your local branch, you can either contact the branch secretary direct, or contact the office.


For details of upcoming INSET days, please see here.

Future Conferences

Here's where we're heading next (dates where given are provisional and may be subject to change):

2018: Leicester, 6-9 April
2019: London, joint with FIEC
2020: Swansea

Past Conferences

For details of past conferences, including details of abstracts and panels where possible, please click here.