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2017 election results

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A message from our Elections Officer, Virginia Campbell, about the recent WCC UK steering committee elections:

“On behalf of the WCC UK Steering Committee, I am pleased to announced that Susan Deacy and Claire Millington have been elected to join the Steering Committee. They will assume their places on the committee at the AGM in April 2017, serving for a term of four years.

I would like to thank all members who voted, and more importantly, the candidates who offered their time to serve the WCC. It was a close contest, and the dedication and commitment of all of the candidates to the work of the WCC is commendable.”

Women’s Classical Committee AGM, April 20 2017 – registration now open!

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Registration is now open for the Women’s Classical Committee 2017 AGM, to be held on Thursday 20th April at the Ioannou Centre, Oxford.

Programme as at 23/2:

10.00am – Arrival/coffee
10.15 – Welcome and WCC report – Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos (University of Birmingham).
10.30 – Panel session: diversity in Classics
Speakers: Prof Helen Lovatt, University of Nottingham, Latin literature; Dr Rachel Mairs, University of Reading, papyrology; Dr Ellie Mackin, University of Leicester, ancient history
11.45 – Spotlight talks I: three short talks on current research relevant to the AGM’s theme. Speakers to be confirmed.
12.15 – Keynote speaker: Professor Dame Averil Cameron

12.45  – Lunch

13.45 – Dr Anna Bull, 1752 Group (University of Portsmouth), followed by discussion.
14.15 – Discussion sessions – a variety of break-out panels to choose from. Please sign up at registration. The groups will be facilitated by WCC committee members and liaisons.
14.45 – Feedback
15.15 – Spotlight talks II: three short talks on current research relevant to the AGM’s theme. Speakers to be confirmed.
15.35 – Keynote speaker: Dr Jo Quinn (University of Oxford)
16.30 – Official business meeting of the Women’s Classical Committee and tea
17.30 – Close

We’re very excited about this AGM and are looking forward to sharing what we’ve done over the past year and discussing our plans for the year ahead.

You can find more details about the AGM on its dedicated webpage; booking is being handled through Eventbrite. Don’t forget that paid-up members are entitled to a complimentary ticket – instructions have already been sent out to current members, so if you need to renew your membership, now is a good time to do it!

The 2017 AGM of the Women’s Classical Committee is generously supported by the Classical Association, the Craven Committee at Oxford University and the Faculty of Classics, Oxford.