The Classical Association, social media and a bear named Percy

How does a learned Society communicate with members in the 21st Century? How can it use Social Media and to what end?


From the Ancient to the Modern: How have the Olympic games changed?

  The 2012 Olympic games are upon us. It is well known that the origins of the modern Olympic games lie in the Ancient Greek traditions, but how do they compare?…


How to rebuild Rome in under eight minutes

After 58 days, a great deal of mouse clicking and a lot of concentration the waiting is over. A total of 247 people attempted the jigsaw with only twenty two managing to complete the challenge.…


Recruiting a journal editor: an HSS challenge

Some of the most important decisions that a journals publisher has to make involve selecting a new editorial team. This process can take many months, and can require careful analysis of both objective and subjective factors.


There’s no place like Rome… recreate the imperial city with our PBSR online jigsaw

Ancient Rome is back on the map. The success of TV shows like Mary Beard’s Meet the Romans has helped viewers rediscover the city and illuminated the streets of Rome in the public’s imagination.…


‘Hunchbacks smothered in mustard and served on a silver platter’

‘Hunchbacks smothered in mustard and served on a silver platter’ and ‘the mangling of a Fisherman’s face with a live Lobster’.…