The University of Liverpool’s long-standing research into the economies of the Greek, Egyptian and Roman worlds, combining strengths from archaeology and ancient history.
Egyptology research group
This group focuses on three main areas of research; fieldwork and material remains, textual and bringing together material remains, pictorial and textual sources.
Households and Communities
Examining the nature of religious belief and practice and the interrelationship between the two, from the origins of humanity to the classical Greco-Roman world.
Focusing on the study of human origins and evolutionary anthropology, in particular, the evolution of hominin cultural abilities and ecological adaptations.
From late Pleistocene hunter-gatherer societies to the development of early urban communities, the group’s research interests focus on the origin and evolution of human settlement.
Literary Cultures of the Ancient World
Covering a range of authors in prose and verse, this groups focuses on the writing of commentaries, particularly on the imperial period and the Latin panegyric.
This interdisciplinary research group focusses on the body as a bio-cultural construct in antiquity and modernity.
A group exploring the complex and continual interplay between antiquity and the modern world. Image by David Monniaux via Wikimedia Commons
The Network for the Interface of Classics and Politics
Investigating the relationship between the ancient world and modern politics and international studies.