Call for Papers: AMPAH 2018

Annual Meeting in Ancient History (AMPAH 2018)

Saturday 17 March 2018

Birkbeck, University of London


The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London in partnership with the UCL department of History is pleased to be hosting the Annual Meeting of UK and Eire Postgraduates in Ancient History (AMPAH) in March 2018. The annual meeting will take place at the University of London on Saturday 17 March, 2018.


AMPAH 2018 invites papers from postgraduate students of Ancient History, including the history and historiography of Classical Greece and Rome, the ancient Near East and Egypt, Late Antiquity and the Byzantine Empire, and of comparable periods of Asian, African and Central-South American History.


Papers should be no more than 20 minutes in length and will be followed by 5 minutes of questions and discussion. Please send abstracts about 300 words via mail to by Friday 15 December 2017. We will accept submissions until 19.00 on this date and the deadline will be strictly enforced. Please clearly indicate in the body of the email itself and on the abstract attachment the following information: your name, email address, departmental and university affiliation, and status.


AMPAH has traditionally been an inclusive conference where postgraduates and staff in Ancient History network and shared ideas in an informal environment. Decision emails will be sent out by Friday 12 January, 2018. If you have any general enquiries regarding AMPAH 2018, please do not hestitate to email us ( Information regarding AMPAH registration will be sent out in late January of 2018. Registration will be free and refreshments and lunch will be provided. To accommodate same-day travel to London for all UK and Eire-based postgraduates, AMPAH’s programme will start at 10.00.


For the most up-to-date announcements regarding AMPAH 2018, please follow us on Facebook ( and on Twitter at @Ampah2018.

We look forward reading your abstract submissions, as well as seeing you at AMPAH 2018 in London.


AMPAH 2017-2018 organisational committee: Karolina Frank, Sotirios Peithis, Beatrice Pestarino, Stefanie Ulrich and Rebekka Valcke.

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