Classics Confidential

Podcasting Classicists, Sharing Research


Our department blog, where you can read the latest news from the Department of Classical Studies at The Open University.

And our official departmental webpage on the Open University website – come and try out some of our great free taster resources!

The Classics International Facebook group – friendly and dynamic online community of Classics academics and other enthusiasts.

Dan Ariely’s Arming the DonkeysThis was one of the early inspirations for Classics Confidential – a series of informal one-on-one chats with researchers working in social and natural sciences.

The Iris Project. An educational charity introducing the languages and culture of the ancient world to UK state schools in order to enrich the curriculum. You’ll find interviews with Iris director Lorna Robinson and footage of some Iris-organised events in our archives.

Rogue Classicism Classics blog, packed full of reliable info and useful links.

The Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (APGRD). A high-profile research project based in the Classics Centre at the University of Oxford, which investigates the performance of ancient texts in any medium and any period, from Greek tragedy to Roman epic, from stage to screen, from antiquity to the present day.

Gods and Myth in the Warburg Iconographic database. A digital resource which draws together sources of classical myth from the vast collections of the Warburg Institute in London.

Practitioners’ Voices in Classical Reception Studies. An Open Access e-journal published by the Department of Classical Studies at The Open University, which features the work of theatre directors, actors, poets, translators, artists, architects, composers, choreographers and many more.

Classics and Class Website of the AHRC-funded research project Classics and Class in Britain (1789-1939), based at King’s College, London.

The Votives Project Articles about votive offerings (‘gifts to the gods’) in antiquity and beyond.

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