Posted under Classics & Archaeology

  1. National Archaeology Week 2020 Goes Online

    Each year in the third week of May, Australia celebrates National Archaeology Week. This year, our postgraduate community took a leading role in taking National Archaeology …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/29/national-archaeology-week-2020-goes-online

  2. Episode 4 in the SHAPS Podcast Series: Professor Nathan Rosenstein

    The catastrophic defeat Hannibal inflicted on Rome at Cannae in 216 BCE forced the Republic to drastically change how it would fight the Second Punic War. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/15/disaster-change-4

  3. SHAPS in the Media (May 2020)

    This month’s digest of SHAPS research in the media offers a rich selection across a range of topics and genres, from podcasts on Bronze Age pandemics, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/12/shaps-in-the-media-may-2020

  4. New Books by SHAPS Staff and Recent Graduates

    The publication of a new book is an occasion that should rightly be celebrated with colleagues and friends. Since we can’t gather in person to launch …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/05/new-books-by-shaps-staff-and-recent-graduates

  5. The Greco-Roman and Chinese Ancient Worlds in Comparative Perspective

    In late 2019 Associate Professor Hyun Jin Kim received the highest honour for achievement in the humanities in Australia, when he was elected Fellow of the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/17/the-greco-roman-and-chinese-ancient-worlds-in-comparative-perspective-a-conversation-with-associate-professor-hyun-jin-kim

  6. How Plague Helped Make Rome a Superpower

    Epidemics haunt history, but at a time of COVID-19 it pays to remember they shape history too, as happened in 212 BC at Syracuse. David Feeney, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/05/14/how-plague-helped-make-rome-a-superpower

  7. Out of Ancient Marshes

    Archaeology at the site of the former Pontine Marshes has uncovered a massive but forgotten feat of ancient land reclamation revealing the early determination of the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/03/08/out-of-ancient-marshes

  8. A Conversation with Professor Emeritus Ron Ridley, Recipient of the 2019 Premio Daria Borghese

    It’s not often that you will hear an esteemed academic describe him or herself as the “last of the scallywags”, but this phrase trips easily off …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/03/01/ron-ridley

  9. Hands-on Humanities: Bringing the Ancient World to Regional Victorian Schools

    The study of classical antiquity and the ancient world more broadly has often been the exclusive domain of the privileged and leisured classes. State schools, especially …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/03/hands-on-humanities-bringing-the-ancient-world-to-regional-victorian-schools

  10. All Roads Lead to Rome: The Thérèse and Ronald Ridley Scholarship

    In 2019, Thérèse and Ron Ridley established a scholarship to enable a PhD student in the Classics and Archaeology program at the University of Melbourne to …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2019/12/12/all-roads-lead-to-rome-the-therese-and-ronald-ridley-scholarship

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