About us


The Women’s Classical Committee was founded in the UK in 2015, following the lead of the Women’s Classical Caucus in the USA and the Society for Women in Philosophy in the UK.

You can find the current committee here.


The Women’s Classical Committee was founded in 2015 in the United Kingdom. Our aims are as follows:

* By ‘classics’ we understand the study of the ancient Mediterranean world and its reception, including but not limited to scholarship by students and post-holders in academic departments of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology.

People of any gender expression or identity who support these aims are welcome to attend events, become members and to put themselves forward for office.

We seek to achieve these aims by working independently and with other organisations.  Our activities include:


The WCC’s founding members (with their affiliations at the time) were: