Call for Papers: Institute of Classical Studies

Postgraduate Work-in-Progress Seminar

Institute of Classical Studies

School of Advanced Study

University of London

Deadline for submissions: 10 August 2015

We are now inviting abstracts from postgraduate students who would like to present a paper at the seminar during the year 2015/16. Submissions will be accepted for all three terms.

Speakers give a paper of about 45 minutes duration, dealing with any subject connected with the ancient world (broadly defined), the reception of antiquity, or classical scholarship. They have the opportunity to receive questions, moderated by the joint chairs, from an audience of postgraduate students – mainly, but not exclusively, from the University of London – and to continue the discussion over wine and nibbles. The seminar provides a friendly environment in which speakers are able to talk about their research, take part in stimulating discussion of their paper, and extend their social and academic network. During the past years we have been pleased to attract speakers from institutions in the United Kingdom, the EU, North America and Australia.

The seminar will take place at Senate House at 4.30 p.m. on Fridays during term:


Term 1

October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; November 6, 13, 20, 27; December 4, 11

Term 2

January 22, 29; February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 4, 11, 18

Term 3

May 6, 13, 20, 27; June 3

If you would like to present a paper, please submit an abstract of about 300 words, a working title for your paper, and ONE Friday during term on which you are NOT available. This will help us put the schedule together.


We are also accepting submissions for panel sessions of two coordinated papers. These sessions consist of two closely related 25 minute papers. Submissions for coordinated panels should include two abstracts of around 200 words each and an overview of the panel of around 100 words.

Submissions should be directed to the seminar’s joint chairs at

The deadline for submissions is 12 midday on Monday 10 August 2015.

With all good wishes,

Fabrizio Biglino, Antonio Genova, Oliver Schwazer

Joint Chairs, 2015/16


For further information please visit our website, facebook page or follow us on Twitter @pgwip.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: