Researchers at the Department work whithin the disciplines Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas. Research is often carried out within the the frame of a collaborative project, or by individual scholars. Visit our project presentations to learn more.
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Researcher Karen Crowther reckons critical thinking can assist with the hunt for the theory that can describe “everything”.
Mussolini and the Italian fascists used Latin – the language of powerful men like Caesar and Augustus — to portray themselves as the rightful heirs of the Roman Empire.
Martin Luther referred to her as "crazy Birgitta", while August Strindberg called her a "devilish woman". Saint Birgitta of Sweden had a strong influence on female writers and philosophers during the Renaissance in Italy. This is revealed by new research at UiO.
Receptions of Hellenism in Early Modern Europe. 15th-17th Centuries.
Feb. 10, 2020 9:13 PM
Professor i klassisk Han Lamers er aktuell med bok som han har redigert sammen med Natasha Constantinidou.
Afterlife of Antiquity: Anton Springer (1825-1891) on the Classical Tradition.
Feb. 10, 2020 9:04 PM
Professor i klassisk Han Lamers er aktuell med et essay som tar for seg den tidlige historien om forestillingen om "et liv etter antikken" ("afterlife of antiquity") som en metafor for å tenke på antikkens tilstedeværelse i senere perioder.