This week's guest blog comes from Thaddeus Thorp, who is in the second year of his PhD in Classics at the University of Edinburgh, supported by a SGSAH Doctoral Award. His thesis focusses on commercially-driven social mobility in the western Roman empire during the first century A.D. Thaddeus, along with Laura Donati, Sam Ellis, Ambra Ghiringhelli, … Continue reading Reflecting on the Northern Lights Workshop
This guest post comes from Anastasia-Stavroula Valtadorou, a second-year, AHRC-funded doctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh. In November 2017 Anastasia-Stavroula was awarded a grant from the SGSAH Student Development Fund in order to take German language classes with a private tutor, native speaker of the German language. For the links to her personal social media pages … Continue reading Struggling with German: A Love-Hate Relationship!
This guest article is by Chloe Bray, whose research interrogates the concept of liminal landscape in fifth-century BC Greek tragedy, focussing on mountains, the sea, and meadows, as common tragic settings. While these literary spaces have often been identified as wild and isolated in opposition to the ancient Greek city and its values, Chloe's approach … Continue reading Cultivating Perspectives on Landscape