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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Classical Body Split Open: Corporal Obscenity in Antiquity

The Classical Body Split Open: Corporal Obscenity in Antiquity
University of Edinburgh / 23-24th October 2015

We are pleased to announce that registration for the conference 'The Classical Body Split Open: Corporal Obscenity in Antiquity' is open. Full programme and registration details are available at this page:


The conference is free, but all attendants must register by 21st October. This conference is a collaboration between the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews. Thanks to the generosity of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities and of the Classical Association, we are able to offer several student bursaries for the conference. In order to apply for a bursary, please send an email to corporalobscenity.conference@gmail.com stating your contact details (name, affiliation, title and short description of doctoral thesis) and explaining how this conference will help your research. The deadline for the application is the 20th October. Informal enquiries can be sent to the same address.

Keynote speakers:

Amy Coker – University of Manchester
Ian Ruffell – University of Glasgow
Mark Bradley – University of Nottingham