Common Room Members associated with Ancient World Cluster

Heather D. Baker Assyriology; Ancient Near Eastern history and archaeology; Assyria and Babylonia in the first millennium BC; urbanism, house and household; the royal household and palace.
Peter N. Bell Late Antique and Byzantine history and historiography, historical theory, and translation.
David Blackman Ancient naval history and maritime archaeology. Greek epigraphy.
Averil Cameron History and literature of late antiquity and Byzantium; literary theory and history; religion and religious culture.
Lance Cousins Buddhism and Jainism in Ancient India; Middle Indian languages.
Stephanie Dalley Akkadian language, history and literature
Eleanor Dickey  Greek and Latin languages and literatures, ancient language teaching, ancient scholarship, language contact, sociolinguistics.
Jas Elsner Roman, Late Antique and Early Christian art, and their receptions in both antiquity and later culture, including descriptions, travel writing, collecting and pilgrimage
Dag Haug Greek and Latin linguistics, corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, general linguistics.
Martin Henig I work on Roman Art, especially the Art of Roman Britain ( Roman Sculpture, Mosaics etc). And on Roman Gems. Interest in Late Antiquity.
Linda Hulin Archaeology of the Levant, Egypt, Cyprus and Libya; imperial/colonial relations; nomadic/settled interaction
Kathryn Kelley   Assyriology; Early Mesopotamian and Iranian interaction; Scribal culture perspectives on gender, age, and class.
John Kroll Greek and Roman numismatics, archaeology, history.  Metrology and early monetary practices of the Near East and Greece.
Norbert Kunisch Classical Archaeology: Roman Portraiture and Greek Vases.
John Lowe  Comp Philology & General Linguistics; Indo-European Philology; Sanskrit; Greek; Latin.
Martin Ovens Philosophical and religious thought of ancient India and China.
Michael Roaf Near Eastern archaeology.
Alan Ross Greek and Roman Historiography; Later Roman History; Late Antiquity; Narratology & Intertextuality.
Enid Rubenstein  
John Sellars Greek and Roman Philosophy.

Cluster Members

Nicholas Allen
Emeritus Fellow
Jean-Sebastien Balzat
Researcher
Imre Bangha
Associate Professor of Hindi
James Benson
University Lecturer in Sanskrit
Louise Blanke
Carlsberg International Post doc. and Research Associate
Dr Henriette van der Blom
Research Fellow, Wolfson College; Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford; Research Fellow, University of Glasgow
Sebastian Brock
Jacob Dahl
Professor in Assyriology
Janet DeLaine
University Lecturer in Roman Archaeology
Wolfgang de Melo
University Lecturer in Classical Philology, Faculty of Classics

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5:30pm to 6:30pm

Professor Mark Casson (University of Reading) and Professor Marc Ventresca (Wolfson College, Oxford) Social scientists study phenomena in which people play a fundamental role: the economy, law, the internet, Brexit, and so on. People can generally do whatever they like, and so their behaviour is not governed by rules in the same way as the phenomena studied by physicists and chemists. Given this, what kinds of questions can social scientists answer, and how do they do it?

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