The Library is maintained jointly with the Societies for the Promotion of Hellenic and Roman Studies and in association with the Institute of Classical Studies (University of London). It contains over 130,000 volumes, 22,000 bound volumes of periodicals, thereby bringing the overall total to almost 152,000 volumes. The Library has an international reputation as one of the world’s foremost Classics libraries.
TECHNE: Call for proposals/expressions of interest: PhD study in the field of classical antiquity and
contemporary visual art, Royal College of Art/Royal Holloway, University of
with an interest in pursuing interdisciplinary PhD study in any area of
classical antiquity and contemporary art practice are invited to send in
letters of enquiry/proposals to Dr. Jaspar Joseph-Lester (Royal College of Art)
and Professor Ahuvia Kahane (Royal Holloway, University of London). The
proposed research may adopt historical, critical, philosophical or practice
based approaches, or any mix of the above and may focus on any aspect of Greek
or Roman history, culture and thought in relation to contemporary art.
whose proposals are accepted will be jointly supervised by Dr. Jaspar
Joseph-Lester, Reader in Fine Art, Royal College of Art, and Prof. Ahuvia
Kahane, Prof. of Greek, Royal Holloway, University of London and may
submit their primary registration for the Ph.D. to either RCA or RHUL. We
expect to submit supervisees for RHUL/RCA the TECHNE PhD awards scheme. Interested students are also invited to come to a TECHNE Open Evening on 11 Nov., 2015, from 5.30
to 7.30pm at the Royal Holloway’s central London premises at 11 Bedford Square,
WC1B 3RA (Montague Place – just behind the University of London’s Senate House
– for map, see https://www.google.co.uk/maps?q=WC1E+6DP&hl=en&sll=52.8382,-2.327815&sspn=10.932975,19.753418&hnear=London+WC1E+6DP,+United+Kingdom&t=m&z=16),
room 003 (drinks and nibbles will be served).