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SSHRC award

Our workshop on Philosophy in the Roman Mediterranean has won the support of a SSHRC Connection Grant. Details of the workshop can be found on its new website (with thanks for its design to Jacob Dvorak): posthellenistic.net

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Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity

If you are recent PhD anywhere in the world interested in cutting-edge research in ancient or medieval philosophy, please consider applying to come here through the Banting Fellowship scheme. Get in touch with us for help and advice on your proposal and application: https://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/app-dem_guide.html

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Torino-Toronto Alliance

We are very excited to announce the formation of the Torino-Toronto Ancient Philosophy Alliance, supported by an Internationalization grant from Turin. This will provide opportunities for student and faculty exchange visits through 2023, and we are planning to hold a joint residential reading group in Athens (details tbc). Find out more about our Turin partners on their Facebook site.

 

 

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New Postdoctoral Fellows

We are delighted to welcome to Toronto Sosseh Assaturian, who holds a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at UTM; and Thomas Slabon who is back with us for three years as Postdoctoral Fellow at St Michael’s College. Also Joseph Gerbasi who recently completed his PhD here and is staying with us as a one-year Postdoctoral Fellow funded by CSAMP.

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CSAMP Fellowship Successes

Congratulations to recent PhD graduate Kamil Majcherek who has won a Junior Research Fellowship at Trinity College, Cambridge. Also to Samuel Meister, who moves from a Postdoctoral Fellowship here to a Fellowship at Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. in spring 2023.

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Rachel Barney lectures Oxford

Congratulations to Rachel Barney, currently in Oxford to give the prestigious Nellie Wallace Lectures. Her topic is: ‘The Just Society and its Enemies: Rereading Plato’s Republic in 2022.’

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Another CSAMP PhD

Congratulations to Kamil Majcherek who successfully defended his PhD dissertation yesterday! Kamil wrote on “Medieval Metaphysics of Artefacts, 1250-1500” under the supervision of Martin Pickavé.

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Two new CSAMP PhDs

June saw two successful CSAMP PhD defences: warm congratulations to Matthew Watton, awarded the degree for his thesis “Platonis Imitator: Cicero’s Reception of Platonic Philosophy”; and to Joseph Gerbasi for “The Trial of Socrates and the Idea of Athens”!

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CPAMP congratulates recent graduate, Roberto Granieri!

On March 1, 2021, Roberto Granieri successfully defended his dissertation Being as a Kind in Plato’s Sophist, written under the supervision of Professor Lloyd Gerson. Congratulations, Roberto!

 

 

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ATWAP: ‘Inheriting Plato: Then and Now’

The Collaborative Specialization in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy  is pleased to announce that we plan to resume holding events in our series, the Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy, this October with the workshop “Inheriting Plato: Then and Now”.