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British Library Exhibition - Alexander The Great: The Making of a Myth

Posted on: 19 January 2023 | Category: 2023 posts

British Library Exhibition - Alexander The Great: The Making of a Myth

Dear ACE & Creativity blog readers, It is my great pleasure to write the first blog for 2023, in which I will discuss a topic dear to my heart: Alexander the Great and his reception(s).

Exploring Historic Mortuary Culture - Part two

Posted on: 22 December 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Exploring Historic Mortuary Culture - Part two

This is the second part of Eloise and Naomi Dark's report on their Graduate Internship Scheme placements.

Exploring Historic Mortuary Culture - Part One

Posted on: 22 December 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Exploring Historic Mortuary Culture - Part One

Postgraduate students Eloise Burwood and Naomi Dark report on their Graduate Internship Scheme placements

ACE & Creativity: ta Haloa

Posted on: 8 December 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

ACE & Creativity: ta Haloa

December 2022 is finally here, and we are all waiting for the Christmas break to start the celebrations and welcome the new year with family and friends. On behalf of the ACE & Creativity team, I have the honour to write the last blog of this year, as an auspicious farewell to all our readers.

The Art of Independence, and Independence Through Art: A Roman Woman’s Work

Posted on: 29 November 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

The Art of Independence, and Independence Through Art: A Roman Woman’s Work

This post is part of the ACE & Creativity series.

Being Human Festival 2022

Posted on: 23 November 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Being Human Festival 2022

Find out more about our Department's involvement in the Being Human Festival 2022.

The Decline, The Fall

Posted on: 13 October 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

The Decline, The Fall

As part of our ACE & Creativity Series.

A sketch of Strazza’s The Veiled Virgin, a personal guide

Posted on: 21 September 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

A sketch of Strazza’s The Veiled Virgin, a personal guide

This piece kicks off our ACE & Creativity Series for the 2022-23 academic year.

Getting Creative at Conferences

Posted on: 3 August 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Getting Creative at Conferences

Covid brought with it the era of the online academic conference. Having co-organised two online only conferences in 2021 and 2022, as well as a face-to-face conference in 2022, I value the benefits that come with the online format.

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British Library Exhibition - Alexander The Great: The Making of a Myth

British Library Exhibition - Alexander The Great: The Making of a Myth

Posted on: 19 January 2023 | Category: 2023 posts

Dear ACE & Creativity blog readers, It is my great pleasure to write the first blog for 2023, in which I will discuss a topic dear to my heart: Alexander the Great and his reception(s).

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