Posted under Classics & Archaeology

  1. Welcome Dr Lieve Donnellan!

    This semester we welcome Dr Lieve Donnellan, incoming Lecturer in Classical Archaeology. Lieve comes to the university from her previous role as Assistant Professor of Classical …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/08/welcome-dr-lieve-donnellan

  2. Volcanic Winter and Pandemic Pandemonium

    A terrible onslaught of bubonic plague in the sixth century abruptly ended Emperor Justinian’s dream of reunifying the Roman empire and caused massive geopolitical upheaval. Associate …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/08/16/volcanic-winter-and-pandemic-pandemonium

  3. Chris Bendle

    Chris Bendle, ‘The Office of Magister Militum in the 4th Century CE: A Study into the Political and Military History of the Later Roman Empire’ (MA …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/08/15/chris-bendle

  4. The Inaugural SHAPS Optimus Awards

    In 2019 SHAPS Head of School Professor Margaret Cameron launched a new set of annual awards. Through the Optimus Awards, SHAPS will recognise and celebrate members …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/08/14/the-inaugural-shaps-optimus-awards

  5. Hagia Sophia Reigns Serene

    Istanbul’s 1,500 year-old Hagia Sophia has a tumultuous history and its return to being a mosque is only the latest twist for a building that has …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/07/23/hagia-sophia-reigns-serene

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Ashleigh Green

    Ashleigh Green, ‘Birds in Roman Life & Myth‘ (PhD in Classics & Archaeology, 2020) In Ancient Rome, the role of birds in everyday life and myth …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/05/ashleigh-green

  9. Belle Shapardon

    Belle Shapardon, ‘The Sioni Cultural Complex: Cultural Complexity and Interaction during the Transcaucasian Chalcolithic’ (PhD in Classics & Archaeology, 2020) In the past, the Chalcolithic period …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/02/belle-shapardon

  10. 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

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