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Documents for the business meeting of the FIEC conference at the Institute of Classical Studies, London, 4 July 2019 at 11h00: Agenda for business meeting; Minutes of Leiden meeting 2017; Statement concerning abstracts and keywords in publications for journal editors; Resolution to UNESCO concerning Greek and Latin as heritage languages; Procedure for FIEC elections 2019;

Call for papers: Feminism and Classics 2020 at the May 21-24, 2020, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, at the invitation of the Wake Forest University Department of Classics and Department of Philosophy.

Documents from FIEC, 2019: Contents; Invoice 2019; Report 2018; Accounts 2018; Accounts 2018 audit; Congress 2019; Assembly invitation 2019; Elections 2019.

Professor Dawie Kriel passed away on the morning of Tuesday 12 March.

Classics post at the University of Cape Town Deadline Sunday 31 March 2019.

Classics post at the University of the Free State. Deadline Friday 22 February 2019.

Opportunity to gain experience in archaeological excavation at Antiochia ad Cragum (Gazipasa, Turkey) June - August 2019.

Update on FIEC conference to be held in London 5-8 July 2019.

International Council for Philosophy and the Human Sciences Announcement of Programme for instituting Chairs for research in the Humanities.

Call for Papers: 'Anniversaries, Celebrations and Commemorations in the Ancient World and their Reception'. UNISA Classics colloquium, 15-18 August, 2019. Deadline for abstracts 30 April 2019.

Call for Papers: 'Tolkien and the Classical World'. For further information contact Dr. Hamish Williams (h.d.g.williams@hum.leidenuniv.nl).

Programme of papers for the 'Making and Unmaking Memory' Conference. Pretoria 7-10 November 2018.

Programme of papers for the 'Manipulation of Discourse' Conference. Stellenbosch 12-14 November 2018.

Readvertisement of Classics posts at UKZN

WP CASA Branch Report 2018

Call for expressions of interest: South Africa, Greece and Rome after the #Fall

Vacancy: Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor Classics, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein

Nuut op die boekrak: JH Van Wyk. Augustinus: 'n Studie oor die Etiek van 'n Kerkvader uit Afrika.

Chairperson's news and CASA subscription form 2018

2nd Call for papers for the 19th UNISA colloquium on 'Making and Unmaking Memory in the Ancient World', Pretoria, Wednesday 7 to Saturday 10 November 2018.

Richard Whitaker will be reading from his new translation of the Odyssey in Room 349, Third Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London on Wednesday 27 June 2018, 5.00pm - 7.00pm.

Postdoctoral research post at the University of Stellenbosch, Department of Ancient Studies. Topic: 'Intertextuality and the formation of the self in Greco-Roman antiquity' (Johan Thom).

Call for papers on Classics and Global Humanities, Ghana and Nigeria.

Second Call for Papers: Stellenbosch Winelands Classics Conference: The Manipulation of Discourse in Antiquity.

Re-advertisement of Classics post at UKZN, Durban. For details follow link.

Heródoto - Revista do Grupo de Estudos e Pesquisas sobre a Antiguidade Clássica e suas Conexões Afro-asiâticas
Herodotus: Journal of the Study and Research Group on Classical Antiquity and its Afro-Asian Connections (ISSN 2448-2609) Invitation to submit articles.

Latin Lexicography Summer Workshop: 30 July - 4 August, 2018 (annual workshop organized by the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae in Munich).

Three-year contract post: Lecturer in Classics (Rhodes University).
NB: The deadline for applications is 9 April 2018.

Greek lectureship at the University of Pretoria.

CASA Northern branch meeting, Pretoria 17 March 2018. Download Notice.

CASA Western Province Branch meeting. Stellenbosch 24 March 2018. Download Notice and Poster (large file for printing).

FIEC London 4-8 July 2019: Conference announcement. Download conference annnouncement.

Asian-Pacific Early Christian Studies Society (APECSS) Conference: 13-15 September 2018. Health, Well-Being and Old Age in Early Christianity. Download call for papers.

19th UNISA Colloquium: 7-10 November 2018. Making and Unmaking Memory. Download first call for papers.

1st Winelands Classics Conference: 12-14 November 2018. Manipulation of Discourse. Download first call for papers.

New online basic Greek 1 course (8 months duration) beginning 1 March 2018 at UNISA. Download advert for further details.

Kenneth Ogilvie Matier passed away in Durban on 26 December 2017.
The funeral will be held at the Westville Methodist Church on Thursday 4 January 2018 at 14h30.

Postdoctoral posts at the North-West University in the School of Ancient Languages and Text Studies. Download advert.

UKZN Durban Classics posts: Please note revised advert. Download advert.

Senior Lecturer Post (x 1) and Lecturer Posts (x 2) in Classics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban. Download advert.

Spring/Summer meeting of the Western Cape branch of the Classical Association of South Africa 2 December 2017 Beattie Building, Upper Campus, University of Cape Town. Download programme. Please advertise widely.

Valerius Maximus Conference at the University of Cape Town (Monday 23 - Tuesday 24 October 2017) programme and poster. Please print out the poster and advertise it on noticeboards and electronic media.

University of the Free State: Vacancies in Classics. For details please see (notice). For enquiries, please contact Prof. J. C. Zietsman (zietsmanjc@ufs.ac.za).

Professor Victor Castellani of the University of Denver, USA, will present a seminar 'On misreading Sophocles' Antigone not without reference to Athol Fugard's The Island' on Friday 11 August at Wits University. Please contact Dylan Futter (dylan.futter@wits.ac.za) for further information if you wish to attend. An outline of the seminar is available here.

One final reminder that the abstracts for ASCS 39 (2018) in Brisbane are due by Friday 28 July. The schedules of those on the refereeing panels mean that late submissions will not be accepted. Please don't be caught out. For information and guidelines, see the conference website (note the Call for Papers tab, and the ASCS Guidelines and Forms tab) and/or the ASCS Conferences and Proceedings page

Three conferences will be hosted by the University of Pretoria, 5-8 September 2017. These are the conferences of the South African Society for Near Eastern Studies (SASNES), the Old Testament Society of Southern Africa (OTSSA), and the Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa (LXXSA) (Conference information).

Note also the LXXSA conference organised by the Karolí Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, Budapest, Hungary, and the North-West University, Potchefstroom, to be held in Budapest, Hungary, 20-23 September 2017. (Conference page).

University of Pretoria Post: Lecturer in Greek (UP Greek lecturer post) NB: Deadline 7 July 2017.

Final call for papers: "Poverty and Wealth in the Ancient World" 32nd Biennial Conference of the Classical Association of South Africa, Pretoria 26-29 October 2017. Go to conference website or download registration form

Workshop: Laurence Bloom's The Principle of Non-contradiction in Plato's Republic, 10 June 2017, Wits University (Download Programme in PDF)

Classics Post at the University of Cape Town (Download UCT Classics post advertisement in WORD)

Classics Post at UKZN Howard College (Download advertisement in PDF)

Active Latin Workshop at Potchefstroom (Go to questionnaire)

Call for applications for the Vogel Award 2017 (Go to notice)

Call for conference papers. International Interdisciplinary Conference "Conceptualising the Divine: Revelations, Internalisations and Identifications with the Divine in the Greek, Near Eastern and African Worlds," 20-22 April 2017, North-West University (Potchefstroom) Titles with short abstracts (500 words) should be submitted to Eleni Pachoumi at: elenipachoumi@hotmail.com by 20 February 2017. Download the conference notice.

Spring meeting of the Western Province branch of CASA at Iona Wine Farm Saturday 22 October 2016. (Download programme in Word)

Annual meeting of the Northern Branch of CASA to be held at Potchefstroom, Saturday 22 October 2016. (Download programme in Word)

Post at the University of Pretoria. (Department of Ancient Languages and Cultures) in New Testament Greek. Statement follows: 'The Department of Ancient Languages and Cultures, University of Pretoria, will soon be advertising a post of lecturer in New Testament Greek. We are on the lookout for a BEE candidate with an MA in Greek (Classical or New Testament) and a possible interest in teaching something in Ancient Culture Studies (Classical Greece). If anyone is such a candidate or knows of such a candidate who might be interested, please contact the HoD, Prof. Henk Potgieter (henk.potgieter@up.ac.za).'

32nd Biennial Conference of the Classical Association of South Africa: Call for Papers (download notice here)

Contract post in Classics at UNISA in 2017 (download advert here)

CASA (Western Province) Autumn Meeting 9 April 2016 (download programme here)

Praying and Contemplating: Religious and Philosophical Interactions in Late Antiquity Conference. 31 March-2 April 2016. North-West University, Potchefstroom (download final programme here)

Archaeological Society of South Africa tour of Turkey (download itinerary [3.5 mb] and booking form).

Western Cape Spring meeting invitation (download here)

Two posts in the Department of Ancient Studies at the University of Stellenbosch: Junior lecturer in Latin / Classical Civilisations (download advert here); Associate Professor / Senior lecturer in Greek (download advert here). Both adverts are written in Afrikaans and English.

University of Stellenbosch Ancient Studies iter viae antiquae to the South of France / Barcelona, 28 November-12 December 2015 (download brochure here)

CASA circular August 2015 (download here)

Chairman's report 2013-2015 (download here)

Classical civilization in South African secondary schools report (download here)

Preliminary programme of the 31st Biennial Conference of the Classical Association of South Africa 7-10 July 2015 (download here)

Invitation to art exhibition inspired by Homer "A Catalogue of Shapes' 4 July - 18 July SMAC Gallery, Woodstock, Cape Town (download invitation here)

CASA Conference July 2015: download sixth circular here.

"Prophets and Profits": 16th UNISA Classics Colloquium 29-31 July 2015(download Call for Papers, Preliminary programme, Villa Ridge Hotel registration card, Villa Ridge Hotel information).

CASA Conference July 2015: download fifth circular here.

Classics post at UNISA (download advertisement and requirements for application here -- both PDF).

CASA Conference July 2015: download fourth circular here.

CASA Conference July 2015: download conference registration form here (Word format).

CASA Conference July 2015: download Living Latin workshop registration form here (Word format).

The deadline for applications for the Vogel Award 2015 has been extended to 15 May.

CASA Western Cape branch Autumn meeting 9 May (download PDF here)

CASA Conference July 2015: download third circular from conference organizers here (PDF).

For information about the Capena Excavation Project (go to https://capenaantiqua.wordpress.com)

CASA essay prize results 2014 (download Chairperson's letter here)

Living Language Latin Workshop, North West University 29 June - 6 July 2015 (download information and registration form here)

Final programme of University of Johannesburg conference on Graeco-African and Afro-Byzantine Studies 27 October-1 November 2014 (download here)

Biblical Hebrew workshop at NWU 24-28 November 2014 (download advert in English here, in Afrikaans here)

Spring meeting and AGM of Western Cape branch of CASA 1 November 2014 (download here)

Programme of the 2014 UNISA Classics colloquium 22-24 October 2014 (download PDF here)

Information about 2014 UNISA Classics colloquium (download PDF here)

Post in Ancient Greek at the University of Stellenbosch (download advertisement here)

Post of Research Professor (Ancient Language and Text Studies) at North-West University (download advertisement here)

Circular from the Chair concerning FIEC and other matters (download here)

Contract position in Classics at UNISA (download advert here; application form here)

Obituary Geoffrey Arthur Hart Chapman (download text here)

Latin lecturer post at North-Western University (download advert in Afrikaans here; download advert in English here)

Screening of National Theatre of Greece's production of Sophocles' Women of Trachis, 21-22 February at the University of Johannesburg (download poster/invitation here)

CASA Fundraiser, Friday 13 September UKZN Durban (download posters here)

CASA Northern Branch Meeting at UNISA 14 September (download here)

Stellenbosch Classics Tour to Turkey: Iter Anatolicum (download brochure here)

Draft programme of the 30th Biennial Conference of the Classical Association to be held at Bloemfontein 8-11 July 2013 (download Word document here).

Senior Lectureship (Latin) North-West University (download advert in English here; in Afrikaans hier)

Information concerning CASA conference at Bloemfontein, July 2013 (download Word document1 here, Word document2 here.)

Postdoctoral Fellowships at UNISA (download PDF document here)

Payment of subscription fees (download Word document here)

Postdoctoral Fellowships at the University of Stellenbosch (dowload Word document here)

Temporary part-time positions in Classics and Near-Eastern Studies at UFS, Bloemfontein (download Word document here)

Report on FIEC conference Bari, Italy 7 September 2012 by Michael Lambert (download Word document here)

UNISA colloqium 25-27 October 2012 (download registration form here, programme here)

CASA/KVSA North Branch Annual Meeting 29 September (download PDF poster here, PDF map of Hatfield campus here)

Two public lectures by Professor Karla Pohlmann and Dr. Samantha Masters at UCT 8 September (download poster here PDF)

Subscriptions to CASA are now due. The application form can be downloaded here (PDF / Word). An Afrikaans version of this form can be obtained from Susan Haskins (susan.haskins@up.ac.za).

2 posts at Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor level in Classics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg (download advert / go to URL)

Senior Lecturer in Greek post at the University of the Free State (go to URL)

Junior Lecturer positions in Latin and Classics at the University of Stellenbosch (download advertisement here).

CASA Translation Prize (download rules and poster [PDF]). The deadline for entries has been extended to 15 November 2011.

The Hellenic Society of Rustenburg Essay Competition (download Information Sheet PDF format and Participation Form DOC format)

Postdoctoral scholarships in Classics and Byzantine / Modern Greek at the University of Johannesburg (download PDF by clicking relevant hyperlink)

29th International Conference of the Classical Association of South Africa (28-30 June 2011). Second Call for Papers. (download in MS Word or as PDF)

Vogel Award 2011 (download here in MS Word or as PDF)

CASA Essay 2010 (download letter here in MS Word or as PDF) 

Administrative Assistant Post, Classics UKZN Durban (Download PDF)

UFS Tour to Egypt 25 November - 9 December 2010 (Download PDF brochure here).

3-year Contract Post in Classics, UKZN, Pietermaritzburg

1-year Contract Post in Classics, UKZN, Pietermaritzburg

Junior Lectureship in Latin / Medical Terminology at the University of Pretoria

Junior Lectureship in Biblical / Classical Greek at the University of Pretoria.

CASA Essay 2009 (download letter here in MS Word or as PDF) 

FIEC Report: Berlin, 2009 (M. Lambert)

International Virgil Prize. For terms and conditions, download the PDF form here.

10th UNISA Classics Colloquium in collaboration with the Department of New Testament and Early Christian Studies. Download programme here (PDF).

Tour to Syria / Turkey led by the University of Stellenbosch and the University of the Free State November-December 2009. Download advertisement in Word or PDF by clicking on the following links (Word) / (PDF).

Vogel Award 2009 (download letter here in MS Word or as PDF)

Second Call for Papers: 28th Biennial Conference of the Classical Association of South Africa (29 June to 2 July 2009). Download in Word or PDF format.

UNISA Classics Colloquium IX: 23-25 October, 2008

Visit of Professor Kurt Raaflaub and Professor Deborah Boedeker to UKZN 6-8 August 2008

New post at UNISA

Stellenbosch Tour of South Italy / Sicily.

Tour of Classical Sites Led by Warren Snowball, 11-31 March, 2008

Documents for the CASA Business Meeting, 5 July 2007

Important News for Teachers of Matric Latin 2008

Presentation: 'Sunken Cities of Ancient Egypt', Durban, 28 March 2007

UNISA Classics Colloquium VIII: 25-27 October 2007

International Conference on the Ancient Novel IV: Call for Papers

CASA Conference 2007: 2-5 July 2007: Second Call for Papers

CASA Essay Competition 2006

Dies Romanus 2006 at Stellenbosch, September 2006

Latin Student Climbs Mt Kilimanjaro

CASA Conference 2007: First Call for Papers

Report on the CASA Essay Competition 2005

Minutes of the Business Meeting, held at Durban 7 July 2005

Support for Latin Teachers and Learners

CASA Essay Competition 2005

Dies Romanus 2005 at Stellenbosch, September 2005

CASA Conference 2005 Afterword

B.X. de Wet Essay Results 2004

CASA Conference: 5-7 July, 2005.

UNISA Colloquium: 16 - 18 February 2005.

Van Zyl Lecture: 'Classical Justice in the XVIII Olympiad: Athens 2004'

Dies Romanus at Stellenbosch, September 2004

Chairperson's Newsletter, June 2004

Minutes of the Business Meeting, held at Stellenbosch 2 July 2003