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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News

28 January 2016 Peace Scholarships open on Human Rights Day
White Poppies for Peace Read more
12 January 2016 Masterson speaks at the Society for Classical Studies meeting, elected head of Society for Late Antiquity
Mark Masterson, senior lecturer and programme director of the Classics Programme, delivered a paper at the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) annual meeting in San Francisco on January 8. Read more
28 September 2015 Perris publishes in Brill's Companion to the Reception of Euripides
Simon Perris, Senior Lecturer in Classics, has just published a chapter on adaptations, translations, film… Read more

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Religious Studies Conference 9-10 June

Woven Together? Christianity and Development between New Zealand and the Pacific

Weaving
Call for Papers: Paper proposals should be submitted by 26 March 2016 and should include a title, an abstract (150 words), and a brief personal biography (100 words). Read more

Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Grant 2014 to 2017

JoeAssociate Professor Joseph Bulbulia has been awarded NZD $769,000 in a highly competitive Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Grant to enrich the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study (NZAVS) coverage of religion and spirituality at the level of communities across New Zealand. Read More

ARTH 226 Special Topic: Art and Place

arth226An Art History summer course, ARTH 226  Special Topic: Art and Place, will run for seven weeks during December 2015 and January/February 2016.  Read more

Jaimee recently completed her MA in Classics

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'The beauty of studying Classics is you get to learn about everything from language and politics through to literature and art.' Read more