The Annual Conference of the Classical Association, in association with the University of Kent and the Open University, will take place on 26-29 April 2017, in Canterbury (UK).

We welcome proposals for papers (twenty minutes long followed by discussion) from graduate students, school teachers, academic staff and others engaged with the ancient world, on the themes suggested below or on any other aspect of the classical world. We encourage papers from a broad range of perspectives. We are particularly keen to receive proposals for coordinated panels (comprising either three or four papers on any classical topic). Closing date for proposals or abstracts: 31 August 2016. Please see below for details on how to submit your abstract.

Suggested conference themes are:

-Livy’s Bimillennium

-Classics in the Contemporary World

-Classical Archaeology as Heritage

-Experiencing the Body

-Everyday Life

-Acquiring and Structuring Knowledge

-Late Antiquity and Byzantium

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Submitting Your Abstract

Abstracts should be no longer than 200 words and should be submitted as Word files (no pdfs, please). If you are proposing a panel, please label your file clearly with the name of the convenor, conference theme and title of the session, and include both the session and paper abstracts in a single document. Please indicate whether the convener of the panel will also be the official Chair of panel. If you have an alternative Chair confirmed, please also indicate this in your proposal document. If you are proposing an individual paper, please label your file with the name of the speaker, conference theme and brief title. Completed abstracts should be sent to [email protected] by 31 August 2016.