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Prostitutes, Youths and Potty-Mouthed Clowns: Who Swore in Ancient Greek and Why it Matters

Prostitutes, Youths and Potty-Mouthed Clowns: Who Swore in Ancient Greek and Why it Matters

Due to the ongoing global situation with COVID-19, the Manchester & District Branch of the Classical Association has moved all of its lectures online on the platform Zoom. All events are open live to members, and recorded for their YouTube channel. You can become a member here, also via Pay-Pal: https://bit.ly/30ppJrJ. You can also‘tip’ them at: https://ko-fi.com/manchesterca. There will be further events for members throughout the year, including a student-led and careers workshops […]

Dr Genevieve Liveley (Bristol): ‘Homer’s AI’.

Dr Genevieve Liveley (Bristol): ‘Homer’s AI’.

Wednesday 12th May 2021, 7pm – Dr Genevieve Liveley (Bristol) ‘Homer’s AI’. In this talk, Dr Liveley asks: What is the legacy of Homer’s intelligent machines? Beginning with Homer’s descriptions of relatively simple automata in the Iliad and Odyssey, this talk goes on to consider the more sophisticated models of artificial mind and machine cognition that these ancient poems describe, […]

Blazing Blackness in Greek Antiquity

Blazing Blackness in Greek Antiquity

Due to the ongoing global situation with COVID-19, the Manchester & District Branch of the Classical Association has moved all of its lectures online on the platform Zoom. All events are open live to members, and recorded for their YouTube channel. You can become a member here, also via Pay-Pal: https://bit.ly/30ppJrJ. You can also‘tip’ them at: https://ko-fi.com/manchesterca. There will be further events for members throughout the year, including a student-led and careers workshops […]

The Illicit Trade in Papyrus Manuscripts from Egypt: Old and New Tales

The Illicit Trade in Papyrus Manuscripts from Egypt: Old and New Tales

Due to the ongoing global situation with COVID-19, the Manchester & District Branch of the Classical Association has moved all of its lectures online on the platform Zoom. All events are open live to members, and recorded for their YouTube channel. You can become a member here, also via Pay-Pal: https://bit.ly/30ppJrJ. You can also‘tip’ them at: https://ko-fi.com/manchesterca. There will be further events for members throughout the year, including a student-led and careers workshops […]

Royal Authority in the Neo-Assyrian Empire:  Representations and Realities

Royal Authority in the Neo-Assyrian Empire:  Representations and Realities

Due to the ongoing global situation with COVID-19, the Manchester & District Branch of the Classical Association has moved all of its lectures online on the platform Zoom. All events are open live to members, and recorded for their YouTube channel. You can become a member here, also via Pay-Pal: https://bit.ly/30ppJrJ. You can also‘tip’ them at: https://ko-fi.com/manchesterca. There will be further events for members throughout the year, including a student-led and careers workshops […]