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Successes for Junior Colleagues in DCAMP

The Durham Centre for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (DCAMP) is pleased to announce successful recent appointments of its members to academic posts starting in autumn 2020.

Dr Myrthe Bartels (Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Classics & Ancient History, 2017-19) obtained a 2-year research position through the Dipartimento di Eccellenza programme at the Dipartimento di Civiltà e Forme del Sapere, University of Pisa.

Dr Graziana Ciola (Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy, 2018-20) obtained a 2-year Excellence Fellowship in the History of Philosophy at Radboud University.

Dr Giulia De Cesaris (PhD in Classics, 2020) obtained a 3-year Junior Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Research Foundation – Flanders to pursue research at the De Wulf – Mansion Centre for Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Philosophy, KU Leuven.

Dr Logan Williams (PhD in Theology & Religion, 2020) will be keeping it local, teaching Ancient Greek at Cranmer Hall College, Durham, and Ancient Hebrew in the Department of Theology & Religion, Durham University.

We wish them our warmest congratulations!

Ancient Revelation: Divination, Prophecy and Epiphany

Speakers and Titles

  • Addey, Crystal (St Andrews): Divination and Dialogue in Porphyry and Iamblichus
  • Busine, Aude (Brussels): ‘The bubbling water has been quenched.’ Emperor Julian and the End of Oracles
  • Hall, Claire (Oxford): Prophecy in Origen’s Contra Celsum
  • Heath, Jane (Durham): Revelation and the Muses from the Classical to the Imperial age
  • Parker, Robert (Oxford): Oracles, Diviners and Consultants
  • Petridou, Georgia (Liverpool), Epiphany and Divination Reconsidered
  • Ramelli, Ilaria (SHMS, Detroit), ‘Revelation’ for Christians and Pagans and its Philosophical Allegoresis: Intersections within Imperial Platonism
  • Santangelo, Federico (Newcastle): Revelation and Roman Augury
  • Simonetti, E.G. (Durham): Divination in Late Stoicism
  • Struck, Peter (UPenn): Comparative Perspectives on Greek Divination and Christian Prophecy
  • Tanaseanu-Döbler, Ilinca (Göttingen): Epiphany in Iamblichus and Proclus
  • Tervanotko, Hanna (McMaster): Gender and Divinatory Techniques in Jewish Texts of the Greco-Roman Era
  • Timotin, Andrei (Bucharest): The Neoplatonic Background of a Text on Prophecy Attributed to John Chrysostom
  • Waldner, Katharina (Erfurt): The Proof from Martyrdom: Early Christian Martyrdom Narratives as Performances of True Prophecy
  • Zambon, Marco (Padova): Pseudo-Clement and the Real Prophet


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