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

Martin Goodman
Reader in Jewish Studies; Professor of Jewish Studies
Christopher Howgego
Keeper of the Heberden Coin Room; Professor of Greek and Roman Numismatics
Jeremy Johns
University Lecturer in Islamic Archaeology; Professor of the Art and Archaeology of the Islamic Mediterranean
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Philip Kay
Michael Macdonald
Honorary Fellow at Wolfson College
Mark Merrony
Mark Merrony
Philomen Probert
Philomen Probert
Professor of Classical Philology and Linguistics
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Ellen Rice
Ancient History and Archaeology
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Diana Rodríguez Pérez
Junior Research Fellow Mougins Museum in Classical Art and Material Culture
Ulrike Roesler
Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies

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LWA
6 November 2017
Aris Lecture 2017

This year's lecture will be delivered by Emeritus Professor, University of Oslo, Per Kvaerne and Tenzin Kesang of Dharamsala.

Greg Woolf RSL17
30 October 2017
The Ronald Syme Lecture: Migration and the Metropolis: How ancient Rome stayed great

Professor Greg Woolf delivers the Ronald Syme Lecture this year.

23 October 2017
Imagining the Divine: Exhibition

Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.

Our upcoming events

Networking
21 - 21
Nov Nov
Social Science Table
Tuesday 21 November -
12:45pm to 1:45pm

The Wolfson Social Science Tables are for any Wolfsonians and guests who want to get together every now and again to talk social science. Whether you’re a student or a fellow, whether you've come back from 2 years in the field or have spent the last 2 years struggling with Stata (or a manuscript!), whether you’re an eminent geographer or just someone who wants to figure out what social science means, we’d love to see you at the tables.

Lectures and Seminars
21 - 21
Nov Nov
Lives and Letters
Tuesday 21 November -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

This discussion centres on an understanding and appreciation of letters as repositories of complex meaning, creating unique possibilities that weave together the textual, visual, material, biographical, and cultural. Robert Douglas-Fairhurst and Matt Bevis, University of Oxford, and Hugh Haughton, University of York, will talk about their work on literary letters in relation to life-writing and biographical practice.

Lectures and Seminars
23 - 23
Nov Nov
Travelling and Filming in Gandhara
Thursday 23 November -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

In this public lecture of the Classical Art Research Centre's Gandhara Connections project, the historian and broadcaster Michael Wood will be showing film footage and talking about his travels in the area of ancient Gandhara (roughly northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan) in the course of more than thirty years of documentary film making.