GCSE Virtual Study Day – Classical Civilisation and Ancient History
Wednesday 16th September 2020
The Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge is running a virtual study day for students attending state-maintained schools studying GCSE Classical Civilisation and/or Ancient History.
Register here: https://forms.gle/LeqGThXZvA4sZNEA6
A link to pre-recorded (20-40 minute) lectures and short talks will be sent to registered participants on the Study Day, and there will also be a live Q&A with academics from 12:30-13:30, separated into 10 minute slots for each lecture topic.
The video links will be available for a week from Wednesday 16th, and the future availability will be reviewed at this point.
Video 1: What is Classics (Qasim Alli – Access & Outreach Leader)
Video 2: Classics at Cambridge (Qasim Alli – Access & Outreach Leader)
Video 3: Rome and its neighbours: The foundations of Rome: from kingship to republic (753-440 BC) (Ancient History GCSE) – Professor Mary Beard
Video 4: Myth and Religion (Classical Civilisation GCSE (Also relevant for Latin GCSE Literature and Culture: Myths and Beliefs) – Professor Caroline Vout
Video 5: Women in the Ancient World (Classical Civilisation GCSE) – Dr Rosanna Omitowoju
Video 6: Greece and Persia: The Persian Empire (559-465BC) (Ancient History GCSE) – Professor Robin Osborne
Video 7: Linguistic diversity and Roman Britain (Stretch and Challenge lecture) – Dr Philippa Steele
Video 8: 12:30-13:30 LIVE Q&A with lecturers