Team Photo #4

Posted on May 14, 2014 in news | No Comments
Team Photo #4

Meet our crack team of C&C Wales advisors. This photo was taken after our workshop at Swansea University Department of Classics. Over a heady mix of chips, coffee and sandwiches, we talked about avenues of research for the Welsh limb of our C&C project. From the excellent Swansea Classics and History Department we had Ceri […]

Team Photo #3

Posted on Nov 8, 2013 in news, Uncategorized | No Comments
Team Photo #3

It all started with Edith’s encounter asking ‘What did Tom Paine really think about the Greek and Roman classics?’Since then at C&C we’ve been haunted by the ghost of Old Tom Paine. On Monday we even found ourselves looking down at the desk upon which he wrote his earth-shaking political pamphlet ‘The Rights of Man’ (1791). Beneath […]

Team Photo #2

Posted on Oct 8, 2013 in news | No Comments
Team Photo #2

More densely populated than the last, this team photo contains classicists from all over Continental Europe, Russia, North America and UK. I’m in it, but I won’t say where. Last weekend – when Edith was in Lublin “upset[ting] devout Poles” – I was in Ljubljana, Slovenia, at an international symposium called: Classics and Class: Teaching […]

Team Photo #1

Posted on Sep 24, 2013 in news | No Comments
Team Photo #1

Look at this photo. You’ll have to fill it out with your imagination. It could sadly never have been taken. In the middle is the clean-cut Borut Pahor, rumoured to have modelled his way through a political science degree at Ljubljana University. He is now the President of the Republic of Slovenia. On his right […]

C&C update May 2013

Posted on May 2, 2013 in news | No Comments
C&C update May 2013

This year’s Spring has finally sprung and the C&C archive now holds a grand total of 40 classical encounters from all over the world and covering no fewer than four centuries. Get your digital pith helmet on and dive back in time through the C&C store! Edith has been unearthing all sorts of class-conscious encounters […]

Welcome to C&C

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 in news | One Comment
Welcome to C&C

Welcome to Classics and Class. Today the website goes live! C&C is an AHRC-funded project based at King’s College, London, and led by Edith Hall. Its primary aim is to present and amplify the lost voices of British working-class men and women who engaged with ancient Greek and Roman culture throughout the period between the French […]