IGRCT Workshop Grant: Classical Religions and Modern Wellbeing

  • Organiser: Dr Kurt Lampe
  • Funding awarded for unexpected expenses for this workshop in Bristol in July 2018.

IGRCT Conference Grant: Living Well With Books

  • Organisers: Dr Rhiannon Daniels and Dr Jennifer Batt, for the Centre for Material Texts
  • Funding awarded for UK and international postgraduate bursaries for this interdisciplinary conference in Bristol, 5–7 September 2018.
  • Event page and Call for Papers

IGRCT Staged Reading Grant: Medea in Exile

  • Organiser: Dr Emma Cole
  • Funding awarded to cover the travel expenses of award-winning playwright Tom Holloway, as well as front of house and Wickham technical support costs for this event in Bristol on 21st November 2018.
  • Event information and registration.

IGRCT Workshop Grant: Cognitive Approaches to Ancient Christianity

  • Organiser: Dr Isabella Sandwell
  • Funding awarded for covering part of the overall expenses of this workshop in Bristol.
  • More information can be found here.

IGRCT Colloquium Grant: The Body of the Combatant in the Classical World

  • Organiser: Dr Hannah-Marie Chidwick
  • Funding awarded for publicity and provisions for delegates, as well as for a limited number of travel bursaries for postgraduate or unwaged participants in this colloquium in Bristol on 10th July 2018.
  • Colloquium website and Call for Papers

IGRCT Symposium Grant: Tragic Transformations: Female Revengers in Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Literature 

  • Organiser: Dr Lesel Dawson
  • Funding awarded for travel and accommodation expenses of invited speakers and for travel bursaries for PhD students and early career researchers attending this symposium in Bristol in June 2018.
  • More information can be found here.

IGRCT Workshop Grant: The Poetry of Nature and the Nature of Poetry: Classical Didactic Poetry in Comparative Perspective

  • Organisers: Professor Yasmin Haskell, Professor Nicholas Evans, and Dr Rowan Tomlinson
  • Funding awarded for travel and accommodation expenses of invited speakers and for catering for this workshop in Bristol in May 2018.

IGRCT Film Screening Grant: Oedipus in Nollywood: 'The Gods Are Still Not to Blame'

  • Organisers: Natalie Pla (MPhil in Classics and Ancient History, Bristol), Penelope Cartwright (PhD Candidate, Centre for Black Humanitties administartor), and Dr Emma Cole
  • Funding awarded for publicity and for travel and accommodation expenses for an invited speaker to this screening of Oyefunke Fayoyin's 'The Gods Are Still Not to Blame' on 21st March 2018.
  • Event page: Oedipus in Nollywood

IGRCT Conference Grant: Medieval Monks, Nuns and Monastic Life

  • Organiser: Professor Carolyn Muessig
  • Funding awarded to support the International Medieval Sermon Studies Society's (IMSSS) 21st Biennial Symposium, specifically two sessions on Classical reception.
  • Symposium website

IGRCT Reading Group Grant: Petrarch Reading Group

  • Organiser: Mr George Ferzoco
  • A informal reading group for students across the Faculty of Arts that will look at the role of Rome in medieval society and thought.
  • Dates to be confirmed.

IGRCT Reading Group Grant: Derek Walcott Postgraduate Reading Group

  • Organisers: Dr Laura Jansen and Mr Richard Cole (PhD Candidate in Ancient History, Bristol)
  • A weekly reading group for postgraduates across the Faculty of Arts, following on from the Calvino Postgraduate Reading Group of 2016-17, the Nietzsche for Non-Philosophers reading group of 2015-16, the Borges Postgraduate Reading Group of 2014-15, and the Browning Reading Group of 2013-14.

2017/18 Awards

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