• ROMARCH: Public Lecture by Michael Wood at Oxford on Travelling and Filming in Gandhara

    michael_woodMichael Wood: Travelling and Filming in Gandhara

    Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College

    5.00pm, Thursday 23rd November 2017

    The historian and broadcaster Michael Wood will be giving the 2017 Gandhara Connections public lecture. The lecture will take place at 5pm on Thursday 23rd November 2017, in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Oxford (followed by a reception). We plan to record the lecture and make it available online as a podcast. Attendance is free and all are welcome, but please book a place by emailing us at carc@classics.ox.ac.uk

    Michael Wood, who is currently Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester, has been responsible for a number of the most celebrated historical documentary series in recent decades, including In Search of the Trojan War (1985), In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great (1997), The Story of India (2007), and most recently, The Story of China (2016).

    Prof Wood will be speaking about Gandhara and his experiences of travelling and filming in the region over thirty years (including film clips).

    Classical Art Research Centre

    carc@classics.ox.ac.uk

    www.carc.ox.ac.uk/GandharaConnections
    Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
    66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU

    Tel: +44 (0)1865 278082

    Fax: +44 (0)1865 610237

  • ROMARCH: Maritime Archaeology Conference at Oxford

    Registration is now open for BEYOND STORMS, WAR AND SHIPWRECKS: 60 YEARS OF MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY AROUND SICILY to be held at St John’s College, University of Oxford on Tuesday 21 June, 2016 in conjunction with the exhibition Storms, War and Shipwrecks: Treasures from the Sicilian Seas at the Ashmolean Museum.
    Admission (payable at the door) includes entrance to the Exhibition, refreshments and wine reception. Full price £12, Students £5.

    To register, please email: antiquities@ashmus.ox.ac.uk<mailto:antiquities@ashmus.ox.ac.uk>, or T. 01865 278020.

    For further information, please see invitation attached and complete program below.

    The conference and exhibition are generously supported by the Honor Frost Foundation.

    Best wishes,

    Alexandra Sofroniew (Exhibition Curator and Conference Organiser)

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    Program
    Tuesday 21 June, 9.15am – 6.00pm

    BEYOND STORMS, WAR AND SHIPWRECKS: 60 YEARS OF MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY AROUND SICILY

    Garden Quad Reception Room, St John’s College, University of Oxford, OX1 3JP

    09:15 Welcome and Introduction, Dr Xa Sturgis, Director, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

    09:30 Prof. Sebastiano Tusa, Soprintendenza per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali del Mare, Regione Sicilia, Italy, Title Tbc

    10:15 Sicilian Soundings: Honor Frost and the Punic Shipwreck Project of Marsala, Dr Claire Calcagno, Marine Archaeologist, Independent Scholar, USA, and Prof. Elena Flavia Castagnino Berlinghieri, Soprintendenza per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali di Siracusa, Italy

    11:00 Break – coffee and tea

    11:30 La nave greca arcaica di Gela e l’emporio commerciale arcaico. Traffici e commerce nell’antica cittàs Siceliota, Prof. Rosalba Panvini, Soprintendenza per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali di Siracusa, Italy

    12:15 The Economics of Naval Warfare: Evidence from the Battle of the Egadi Islands, Prof. Jeffrey Royal, East Carolina University, USA

    13:00 Lunch

    14:30 Elmi del mare antico di Camarina, Prof. Giovanni Di Stefano, Museo Archeologico Regionale di Kamarina, Italy

    15:15 Triremes, Rams and Robots: Surveying the Battle of the Egadi Islands, Prof. Jon Henderson, The University of Nottingham, UK

    16:00 Break – coffee and tea

    16:30 The Marzamemi ‘Church wreck’: from discovery to display, Prof. Elena Flavia Castagnino Berlinghieri, Soprintendenza per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali di Siracusa, Italy, and Prof. Andrea Paribeni, Carlo Bo University, Urbino, Italy

    17:15 Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) threats and challenges: a global concern for the 21st Century, Prof. Lucy Blue, The Honor Frost Foundation

    18:00 Reception

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    Giles Richardson

    Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology
    Brasenose College | University of Oxford | OX1 4AJ, England

    Tel: +44 (0) 7714085364 | Email: giles.richardson@bnc.ox.ac.uk<mailto:giles.richardson@bnc.ox.ac.uk>
    Diving Officer, Oxford University Underwater Exploration Group

    British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Special Branch 9205 | http://www.ouueg.com&lt;http://www.ouueg.com&gt;

    Posted by: Classical Art Research Centre and Beazley Archive

       <carc@classics.ox.ac.uk>

  • ROMARCH: temporary lectureship in Roman art and archaeology, Oxford

    Departmental Lecturer in Roman Art and Archaeology
    Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford

    Grade 7: £30,738 – £37,768 p.a.

    The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Roman Art and Archaeology from 1 January 2017. The appointment will be for a fixed period of 12 months to cover the teaching and other duties of Dr Janet DeLaine while she holds a Leverhulme Research Fellowship.

    The postholder is expected to lecture and teach both undergraduate and graduate students and to engage in advanced study and research on Roman Art and Archaeology, c. 300 BC – AD 300. She or he will also be expected to engage in examination assessment, admissions processes, and faculty administration. The postholder will be required to deliver up to 36 hours of faculty lectures or classes per year, supported by the production of course materials as required; undertake up to 6 contact hours of Classics teaching each week for the Faculty of Classics [for Colleges], in tutorials or small classes, averaged over the three 8-week terms of this appointment; and undertake Masters teaching as required within their area of expertise.

    The successful candidate will have: a doctorate (to be completed by 1 January 2017) in some area of Roman Art and Archaeology c. 300 BC- AD 300; a record of successful undergraduate teaching within the field of appointment; sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to teach across a range of topics; an ongoing programme of research; and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in a college and/or faculty environment. 

    Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via http://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and enter Vacancy ID 123611.

    The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 22 June 2016. It is expected that interviews will be held in late June 2016.

    Contact Person : Miss Philippa Crowley

    Contact Phone : 01865 288391

    Contact Email : recruitment@classics.ox.ac.uk

    Link: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=123611  

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    Posted by: Peter Stewart <peter.stewart@classics.ox.ac.uk>

  • ROMARCH: Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani (CSIR)

    The Classical Art Research Centre (CARC) at the University of Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of a set of webpages for the Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani (CSIR) project: www.corpussignorum.org

    CSIR is the long-running international project to publish the sculptures of the Roman Empire, particularly provincial sculpture. The new bilingual pages are hosted by CARC, in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, on behalf of the International Association for Classical Archaeology which founded CSIR in 1963. In the first instance they will provide information and guidance for users of and contributors to the project.

    The Classical Art Research Centre, which is home to the Beazley Archive and its database, is dedicated to promoting and supporting research on all aspects of ancient art. Besides its own projects and online resources, it already hosts the website of the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum on behalf of the Union Académique Internationale: www.carc.ox.ac.uk


    Giles Richardson
    Administrative Assistant, Classical Art Research Centre
    University of Oxford

    Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
    66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU
    Tel: +44 (0)1865 278082
    Fax: +44 (0)1865 610237
    www.carc.ox.ac.uk
    www.beazley.ox.ac.uk

  • ROMARCH: Position available, Sackler Keeper of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum

     

    ROMARCH: Sackler Keeper of Antiquities (Senior Curator and Head of Department)

    Salary Grade 10: £51,702 – £59,914 p.a

    This permanent role carries a Fellowship at Wolfson College and offers an exciting opportunity in Oxford, at the institution housing the University’s globally significant collections of art and archaeology. You will be an internationally recognised authority in at least one area of the Antiquities department’s collections with at least a bachelor degree (or equivalent), relevant management experience in a research intensive Museum with significant collections, and possess excellent IT, organisational and communication skills.

    You will take responsibility for the objects in your care and for delivering the department’s contribution towards the aims and goals of the Museum’s 5-year Strategic Plan. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be able to motivate, manage, coordinate and lead in a team environment.

    You will possess an international scholarly reputation, ideally including service on committees responsible for managing your subject area, with appropriate recognition for your career stage, and a track record of significant publication in an area related to the collections of the department.

    The main responsibilities include research and teaching, management of resources, leadership of working parties, serving on committees (from institutional to international), and, in relation to the collections, their care and management, and the provision of access on-site or (through print, media, lectures etc) elsewhere. You will also cultivate lenders, donors, and supporters of the department’s holdings and raise funds for small and large projects.

    Any offer of employment will be subject to security checks.

    Downloadable Job Description

    Applications are to be made online.

    Your CV and a supporting statement (no longer than 2 sides of A4) must be uploaded but please do not upload additional files; they will not be considered.

    To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please follow this link

    Closing date: 10th October 2014 (at midday)

     

    posted by Peter Stewart

  • ROMARCH: Oxford CARC Workshop on Etruscan to Roman Art

    CARC Workshop:

    ‘Etruscan Art to Roman Art? A Reappraisal’
    Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd October 2014
    Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies,
    66 St Giles’, Oxford OX1 3LU.

    All are welcome! Attendance is free, but please book a place by contacting carc@classics.ox.ac.uk
    For further information please see www.carc.ox.ac.uk/events/

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