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Classical Influences and Irish Culture (CLIC) is an ERC-funded project investigating the sustained diachronic relevance of classical material from ancient Greece and Rome to the formation of socio-political Irish identities from the medieval period to the present day.

Image: The Crowing of the Victors by James Barry (1791), Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

Upcoming events

Fri 16 Apr
12:30-13:15 | Ulster University (online: UK Time)
Learning and Scholarship in Medieval Northwestern Europe
Gregory Darwin: Seacht dtroighthe do thalmhain: Memento mori agus an léann Clasaiceach i litríocht na Nua-ghaeilge Luaithe
Wed 12 May
16:30-18:00 | The Classical Ages Research Cluster, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (online)
Classical Culture in 18th Century Ireland
Isabelle Torrance and Gregory Darwin

Past events

Fri 09 Apr
10:00-11:30 | Online (Eastern Time)
Celtic Studies Association of North America Conference
Panel: Classical Learning and Irish Literature
Wed 27 Jan
18:45-20:15 | Online (UK GMT)
‘Uses of the Past: ERC-funded Research on the ‘Classical Influences and Irish Culture’ Project’
Classical Association in Northern Ireland, Online.
Fri 08 Jan
09:00-12:00 | Online (US Central Standard Time)
‘Indigenous Voices and Classical Literature’
Society for Classical Studies, Annual Conference, Online, Panel

See the recorded lecture ‘Uses of the Past: The Classical Influences and Irish Culture Project (27 January 2021), in which the project is introduced to the Classical Association of Northern Ireland