Roberto Granieri recognised by IPS

by George Boys-Stones .

Roberto won a special mention from the International Plato Society Committee for the Conrado Eggers Lan Prize, for the excellence of his Toronto PhD dissertation, Being as a Kind in Plato’s Sophist. Congratulations, Roberto!

Torino-Toronto Alliance

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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.

 

 

New Postdoctoral Fellows

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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.

CSAMP Fellowship Successes

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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.

Another CSAMP PhD

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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.

Two new CSAMP PhDs

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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”!

CPAMP congratulates recent graduate, Roberto Granieri!

by Doug Campbell .

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!