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The Centre for Hellenistic and Later Greek Studies has organised and hosted many related research conferences. These conferences draw together academics and postgraduates for discussion, research dissemination and to promote research collaborations.

Forthcoming events:

  • Antigonid Network Seminar: Graham Shipley, title tbc, Tuesday 21st May 2024, 5 pm (UK)
  • Antigonid Network Seminar: Charlotte Dunn, 'The retrospective psychiatric diagnosis of Demetrius Poliorcetes', Friday 14th June 2024 - HYBRID!
  • Centre Relaunch Conference: Innovation and Discovery in the Hellenistic World, Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th September 2024

Past events:

Antigonid Network Seminars:

  • Elizabeth Foley, ‘The Antigonids, Delos and the Cyclades’. Tuesday 19th March 2024. View recording
  • Pierre Bourrieau, ‘Philip V and his coinage. New historical elements from a numismatic point of view’. 13th February 2024. View recording
  • Thomas Rose, ‘Thebes and the Early Antigonids’, 12th December 2023. View recording 
  • Zosia Archibald, ‘The Antigonids and their northern borders: insights from the archaeological evidence in Macedonia and Thrace.’ 14th November 2023. View recording
  • Charalampos Chrysafis, ‘Antigonid Garrisons in Greek Poleis after 301 BCE’ 10th October 2023. View recording
  • Shane Wallace, ‘Civic Responses to Macedonian Dual Monarchy from the Argeads to the Antigonids’. 13th June 2023. View recording
  • Emma Nicholson, on her book, (2023) Philip V of Macedon in Polybius’ Histories: Politics, History and Fiction, OUP. 16th May 2023. View recording
  • Sofia Kravaritou, ‘Thessaly and the Antigonids: insights into Hellenistic religion in context’. 21st March 2023. View recording
  • Kostas Buraselis, ‘Remarks on a royal funeral at Salamis (Cyprus)’. 31st January 2023.
  • Monica D’Agostini, ‘Philip V, Messene and Aratus’ Panhellenic Dream’. 6th December 2022.
  • Annelies Cazemier, ‘Antigonid kings and Greek sanctuaries’. 20th September 2022.
  • Paschalis Paschidis on “City, ethnos and king in Antigonid Macedonia: the evidence from the new asylia decrees”. 7th June 2022. View recording.
  • Yiannis Xydopoulos, on "Philip III: a puppet king". 19th April 2022. View recording.
  • Franca Landucci on her book, (2021) Diodoro Siculo. Biblioteca storica. Libri XIX-XX. 15th February 2022. View recording.
  • Manuela Mari on “Interactions between Antigonid kings and local authorities(epigraphy), 7th December 2021.
  • Francesco Ferrara on book, (2020)Basileus e Basileia. Forme e luoghi della regalità macedone, Edizioni Quasar. 9th November 2021 
  • Robin Waterfield on his book, (2021) The Making of a King. Antigonus Gonatas of Macedon and the Greeks, University of Chicago Press. 28th September 2021.
  • Chrysanthi Kallini, on pottery in Antigonid Macedonia. 15th June 2021. View recording.
  • Olga Palagia on Antigonid Portraiture. 18th May 2021. Recording View recording.
  • Katerina Panagopoulou on her book, Τhe Early Antigonids: Coinage, Money and the Economy (2021). 9th March 2021. View recording.
  • Peter Van Alfen on The Antigonid Coins Online project. 26th January 2021. View recording.
  • Monica D’Agostini on her book, The Rise of Philip V (2019). 26th November 2020. View recording.
  • Charlotte Dunn & Pat Wheatley on their book, Demetrius the Besieger (2020). 25th September 2020. View recording.

Research Seminars:

  • Patrick Finglass, 'Apollo, Hermes, and the Nymphs: Opening the Ancient Edition of Alcaeus', 7th February 2024
  • Edward Creedy, ‘Assuming the Mask of Humanity: a New Foundation for Clement of Alexandria’s Christology on the Roman Stage’, Wednesday 8th November 2023
  • Milinda Hoo, ‘At world's end? A global perspective on the nomadic frontier zone of the ancient world’, 7th June 2023
  • Andrew Erskine, ‘Between the city and the court: intellectual culture in the Hellenistic world’, 26th October 2022
  • Change and Resilience in Antiquity, Online Seminar Series, April – July 2021.

Conferences & Workshops:

  • Stranger Kings in Antiquity, University of Exeter, 3rd-4th November 2022. Hosted by the Centre for Hellenistic and Romano-Greek Culture and Society, and supported by the Classical Association, the Institute of Classical Studies, and The Hellenic Society.
  • The Sensoaesthetic Aspect of Ancient Materials, 1st-2nd of July 2021, in Collaboration with The Cyprus Institute. A workshop organized by Maria Gerolemou (A. G. Leventis Research Associate, University of Exeter) and Thilo Rehren (A. G. Leventis Professor for Archaeological Sciences, The Cyprus Institute)
  • Technological Animation in Classical Antiquity, supported by the A. G. Leventis Foundation, 6th – 7th December 2019. 
  • Kings, Queens and Cities. An informal day-school with Sheila Ager,30th April 2019, University of Exeter.
  • Macedonia After Alexander: the Antigonids and their Kingdom, 8th June 2018, University of Exeter. Supported by the A.G. Leventis Foundation.
  • Dynastica Hellenistica. An informal day-school with Pat Wheatley. 17th November 2017, University of Exeter.
  • Dialogues between Greece and the East, 9th-12th September 2013, An international conference organised and funded through the Leventis Initiative on the Impact of Greek Culture.
  • On the Psyche: Studies in Literature, Health, and Psychology, 4th-7th July 2013, A conference supported by the College of Humanities, the Centre for Medical History, and the Classics Department, University of Exeter, to celebrate the work of Professor Christopher Gill.
  • Cultural F(r)ictions in Hellenistic Literature, 27th-28th September 2012.
  • Approaches to Ancient Medicine, 2011, Supported by the Classical Association and the Wellcome Trust, at the Centre for Medical History, University of Exeter.