School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

Welcome to the School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

Art History, Classics, Religious Studies and Museum and Heritage Studies are scholarly disciplines that explore the cultural, artistic, textual and religious traditions that have shaped our world. Whether studying the ancient past or the present, research and teaching in these disciplines examines the beliefs, texts, rituals and creative activities that give depth and meaning to human existence.

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Events

Jul28Public LecturesTowards a Theologically Engaged Anthropology
Date: 28 July 2016
Time: 12.00 pm
Public Lecture by Dr J. Derrick Lemons Read more
Jul28The Human in Question: A Conversation
Date: 28 July 2016
Time: 7.30 pm
Ideas about humanity are often taken for granted. Many commonly-held conceptions have been shaped by… Read more
Jul29Public LecturesWhy do Economists Think that Markets Work?
Date: 29 July 2016
Time: 12.30 pm
Why do Economists Think that Markets Work? by Professor Paul Oslington Read more

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News

20 July 2016 Masterson Speaks in Seattle
Mark Masterson, Senior Lecturer of Classics and Director of the Classics Programme, spoke at the seventh Feminism and Classics Conference in Seattle on May 19. Read more
11 July 2016 Masterson Joins Editorial Board at Edinburgh University Press
Mark Masterson, Senior Lecturer of Classics and Director of the Classics Programme, has taken up a role as a member of three-person editorial board for a new series, “Intersectionality in Classical Antiquity,” to be published by the Edinburgh University Press. Read more
29 June 2016 Early Outreach by Classics
No one is too young to fall in love with the Classics. And so on Tuesday, 21 June, Jeff Tatum (Classics) visited the Ridgeway Primary School to talk with Year Two and Year Three pupils there. Read more

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Introducing the David Carson-Parker Collection

The Classics Museum was recentely bequested 70 antiquities from a private collection. Read more

Dr Eva Nisa joins Religious Studies

Eva NisaThe School is delighted to welcome our newest researcher and colleague. Dr. Eva Nisa, from Indonesia, holds degrees from al-Azhar University in Egypt, Leiden University in Holland, and the Australian National University. Her ground-breaking research treats such exciting topical questions as Muslim women's issues in contemporary Indonesia (including speed dating, veiled women, marriage and divorce, and "chick lit"); Muslim youth; and transnational Islamic groups and networks. Read more

EMANATIONS: The Art of the Cameraless Photograph

This exhibition curated by Geoffrey Batchen, Professor of Art History at Victoria University,will run from April 29 until August 14, at the Len Lye Centre, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.

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