A map for the University of Birmingham campus can be found here:

Campus map

The entire event, including registration, will take place in the Arts Building (R15). The address is:

Arts Building,
University of Birmingham,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
B15 2TT.

For those of you travelling to the event via train, you will notice that University has its own train station, labelled on the map. The line that serves University train station leaves from Birmingham New Street every 10 minutes. It is a London-Midland service. Please find a timetable for the service below:

Train timetable

For those of you driving to the event, there are several car parks marked on the map. The closest of these to the Arts Building are either the North or the South car parks, both of which can be located on the second page of the map.

For those of you joining us for Monday night’s meal, the address is as follows:

Urban Village,
580 Bristol Rd,
Selly Oak,
Birmingham,
B29 6BE.

A map of the location can be found here:

http://www.urbanvillagebar.com/index.php/contact-us

It is a 5-10 minute walk from the Arts Building.

If you need any other information, please don’t hesitate to contact us on our facebook page, or by email: ampraw2012@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you all soon!

AMPRAW 2012 Committee.

We are very pleased to announce that the subject of our keynote address by Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos and Dr Fiona Cox will be ‘Contemporary Women Authors and Homeric Epic’.

The speakers are indebted to the British Academy for its support.

**Please note that the conference will now begin at 12.45pm on Monday 10th December, with registration from 12pm.**

The AMPRAW 2012 Committee
Polly Toney, Sarah Wilkowski and Holly Ranger

We are delighted to welcome as Chairpersons for the AMPRAW 2012 Papers:

Professor Stephen Harrison (Oxford University)
Professor Helen King (Open University)
Dr Elizabeth Gloyn (University of Birmingham)
Dr Gideon Nisbet (University of Birmingham)
Polly Toney (University of Birmingham)

We are also very pleased to confirm this year’s full AMPRAW Programme:

Programme

We are looking forward to meeting you all in Birmingham in December!

The AMPRAW 2012 Committee
Polly Toney, Sarah Wilkowski & Holly Ranger

For more information on our workshop leader Josephine Balmer, please visit her blog at:

Josephine Balmer

Gwyneth Lewis’ website can be found at:

Gwyneth Lewis

And you can read Dr Tony Keen’s blogs at:

Dr Tony Keen Open University

Dr Tony Keen

For more information on the background of the evening performance of ‘Prometheus Bound’, please see:

Sheffest Prometheus Bound

AMPRAW 2012 Committee

All abstracts for this year’s papers are now available to view online – please click on the ‘Abstracts 2012′ tab at the top of this page.

AMPRAW 2012 Committee

Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient World

The organisers are delighted to publish the provisional proceedings for AMPRAW 2012, due to take place at the University of Birmingham on the 10th and 11th of December. Please click on the link below for more details!

AMPRAW 2012 Programme

AMPRAW is an opportunity for postgraduates working in the reception of the ancient world, from a variety of disciplines, to present research papers to their academic peers.

***New for AMPRAW 2012*** Postgraduate papers will be supplemented with practitioner-led workshops enabling early career researchers to actually speak to and hear from the kinds of people on whom their research is based.

Registration for the conference is free.

Please email ampraw2012@gmail.com to register.

Registration closes on 31st October.

We are currently looking into venues for an evening meal on Monday 10th
and may request a nominal fee for your attendance.

For those of you wishing to book overnight on-campus accommodation,
please telephone the University’s Accommodation Services: 0121 415 8400

The AMPRAW 2012 Committee

Polly Toney, Sarah Wilkowski, Holly Ranger.

Just a reminder that we are now welcoming abstracts (of 200 words) for proposed papers of 20 minutes.

We welcome proposals for all areas of research in the reception of the ancient world, including work-in-progress.

AMPRAW is an opportunity for postgraduates working in the reception of the ancient world, from a variety of disciplines, to present research papers to their academic peers.

***New for AMPRAW 2012*** Postgraduate papers shall be supplemented with practitioner-led workshops enabling early career researchers to actually speak to and hear from the kinds of people on whom their research is based.

Please send abstracts to ampraw2012@gmail.com by 30th September 2012.

Details to Register will be sent out in July 2012.

Best wishes,

The AMPRAW 2012 Committee

Polly Toney, Sarah Wilkowski, Holly Ranger.

We are now welcoming abstracts (of 200 words) for proposed papers of 20 minutes.

We welcome proposals for all areas of research in the reception of the ancient world, including work-in-progress.

Confirmed Guest Speakers:

Keynote:

Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos (Birmingham) and Dr Fiona Cox (Exeter)

Practitioner-led Workshops:

Josephine Balmer (Author, Translator)
Gwyneth Lewis (Poet and Writer)
Dr Tony Keen (Associate Lecturer at the Open University)

AMPRAW is an opportunity for postgraduates working in the reception of the ancient world, from a variety of disciplines, to present research papers to their academic peers. New for AMPRAW 2012 postgraduate papers shall be supplemented with practitioner-led workshops enabling early career researchers to actually speak to and hear from the kinds of people on whom their research is based.

Please send abstracts to ampraw2012@gmail.com by 30th September 2012.

Details to Register will be sent out in July 2012.

Best wishes,

The AMPRAW 2012 Committee

Polly Toney, Sarah Wilkowski, Holly Ranger.

We are excited to announce the following confirmed guest speakers:

Keynote address:

Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos (Birmingham) and Dr Fiona Cox (Exeter)

Practitioner-led workshops:

Josephine Balmer (Author, Translator)
Gwyneth Lewis (Poet and Writer)
Dr Tony Keen (Associate Lecturer at the Open University)

We are proud to announce that this year’s Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient World is due to be held at the University of Birmingham on 10th-11th December 2012.

AMPRAW is an opportunity for postgraduates working in the reception of the classical world, from a variety of disciplines, to present research papers to their academic peers. What we are hoping to do this year is to supplement postgraduate papers with more practical workshops, enabling early career researchers to actually speak to and hear from the kinds of people on whom their research is based.

Registration details and a call for papers will be sent out soon.

Best wishes,

The AMPRAW 2012 Committee

Polly Toney, Sarah Wilkowski, Holly Ranger.

If you have any questions about AMPRAW 2012, please don’t hesitate to contact us at ampraw2012@gmail.com

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