Saturday, July 31, 2010

CFP: The 32nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS), University of Auckland, 24-27 January 2011

The Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Auckland is pleased to host the 32nd annual conference of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS), which this year will also incorporate the Triennial Conference of New Zealand Universities' Classics Departments. The conference will be held from Monday 24 January 2011 to Thursday 27 January 2011 at the University of Auckland's main city campus (Auckland, New Zealand). 

We hereby invite abstracts for papers (20-25 minutes long, followed by discussion) from academic staff, graduate students and other interested parties on any aspect of the classical world. We are particularly keen to encourage papers on a broad range of literary, historical, and archaeological topics. 

Some suggested areas of interest include:
  • Classical literature
  • Greco-Roman history 
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Late Antiquity
  • Ancient Philosophy 
  • Warfare
  • Trade and Economy
  • Ancient Art and Material Culture

Please register and submit individual abstracts via the conference website ( Offers of coordinated panels are also welcome. Please contact the conference conveners ( for additional information. All abstracts should be submitted by 1 October 2010. 

There is an 'early-bird' reduction in the registration fee for those registering (and paying) before 1 October 2010 - look for the 'early-bird' button on the website. Student travel subsidies are also available. Information may be found on the website. 

Contact details: - for general information about the conference; - for information about registration and payment. 

Conference convenors: Dr Jeremy Armstrong ( and Assoc. Prof. Anne Mackay (