Empowering Images

Dr Katharina Lorenz discusses the origins of her interest in mythological imagery through a study of two scenes from the Pergamon altar.

Nottingham and Berlin Classics exchange – “Q-Kolleg”

This week saw the conclusion of this round of Q-Kolleg, an international study initiative between the University of Nottingham and the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin based around the visual culture of Classical antiquity. Participants from the Department of Classics at Nottingham were partnered with students from the Winckelmann-Institut, and they engaged in a two-semester programme …

Q-Kolleg part 2

Following yesterday’s post on the most recent Q-Kolleg exchange, today Craig Goodere explains how the 2012/13 exchange has now resulted in the publication of a collection of essays by the participants.   Fresh Perspectives on Graeco-Roman Visual Culture (2015; ed. Klose, Bossert & Leveritt) is a brand new collection of papers written, presented and published by …

Q-Kolleg 2015

Second-year undergraduates Karina Field and Tom Ingram describe their experiences hosting German students on Nottingham Classics’ exchange with the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.   When asked why we signed up for the Q-Kolleg programme, everyone gave essentially the same answer: to meet new people, and further our understanding of ancient art by experiencing German scholarship. …