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Visiting Professor

We are pleased to be welcoming Prof. François Renaud to Durham as a Visiting Professor, based in the Classics Department, from 10th October to 12th November.

Prof. Renaud is Professeur titulaire de philosophie at l’Université de Moncton (Canada); he is a specialist in Ancient Philosophy (especially ethics and rhetoric) and in German philosophy. His most recent book, co-authored with Harold Tarrant, is on Plato’s Alcibiades (CUP 2015).

Job Opening at Toronto

Toronto is looking for someone whose research ‘will focus on ancient science in its intersection with ancient philosophy, that is, natural philosophy broadly conceived, including fields such as medicine, mathematics, and natural science. The successful candidate will be fully qualified to contribute as a regular member in the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (CPAMP), a vibrant graduate collaborative program between the Departments of Classics and Philosophy and the Centre for Medieval Studies.’  Level: assistant / associate


Summer reading group: Ola Sigurdson

Jane Heath is organising a reading group over the summer to tackle Ola Sigurdson, Heavenly Bodies: Incarnation, the Gaze, and Embodiment in Christian Theology (Eerdmans, 2016).  The group meets on 19th July and 1st, 8th and 15th  August.

Skype and external participants welcome. For further information, contact