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Read the latest news from the Classical World New Zealand project and find out about upcoming events related to the classical world.

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Classical Studies Albany Lecture Series: What did the ancient Greeks and Romans do for us?

  • Launch event for our series: 4 April 2017 Classics on Stage and Screen: A discussion with actor, director and playwright Michael Hurst

  • 9 May 2017 Post-truth Politics in Ancient Rome: False Claims, Bogus History, and the Will to Believe
    James Richardson 
  • 25 May 2017 From Cruelty to Kinship: Animal Rights in the Ancient World
    Jonathan Tracy

Location: Sir Neil Waters Building on our Albany campus, Lecture theater 100 

Time: 7:30 (doors open at 7)

How to find us: Albany campus map 

Another blog about our Project (late April 2017)

The Antipodean Odyssey: Explorations in Children's Culture and Classical Antiquity project published a blog entitled The Classical World New Zealand Project about our project. 

Blog about our Project (April 2017)

The Classical Reception Studies Network (CRSN) published a blog about our project 'Introducing the Classical World New Zealand' Project

Our Project On Air: Standing Room Only on Radio New Zealand (26 March 2017)

Listen to the full interview with Anastasia Bakogianni and Derek Gordon speaking with Lynn Freeman about the Classical World New Zealand project: Kiwi meets Classical

Australasian Society for Classical Studies 38th Annual Meeting

31 January to 3 February 2017
Wellington, New Zealand

The Classical World New Zealand project was officially launched on 3 February during the conference.

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