CRASIS Masterclass: meeting John Ma

Sometimes you don’t have to go far to experience something special. This past weekend was all about the CRASIS Masterclass and Annual Meeting, which takes place in Groningen every year. CRASIS is our interfaculty framework for research into the ancient […]

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First site visit: Kos!

The past spring and summer have been a weird one. I’ve been away from blogging for quite a while, since I’ve also been away from work for a while… I have unfortunately been coping with some serious personal life stuff, […]

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Athens Again: SRGR Conference

Home is where the heart is, but sometimes you just can’t get enough of being away: hardly recovered from my jet lag, I paid a lightning visit to Athens again last week. This time, the visit was all about the […]

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Stanford and Brown

It’s finally here! Or, in fact, I’m finally here: the past week or so I have been in the States. How did this come to be? A few months ago my esteemed post-doctoral colleague at the University of Groningen, Inger […]

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Athens: Learning Modern Greek

I am writing now from the marvelous Netherlands Institute at Athens (NIA), where for the past days I followed a beginner’s course in Modern Greek, furnished by an organization called ‘Taalhuis’, which is established in Amsterdam. My aim is to […]

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Cluj (Romania): EpiDoc!

Not too long after Istanbul, it was already time to travel again, this time to the attractive university city Cluj-Napoca, Roman Claudiupolis, in Romania. Together with two of the Groningen MA students in the Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies program, I […]

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Istanbul: Transitions, Transmissions and Transformations

Last month, I went to the U4 Winter School in Antiquity, which took place in Istanbul this year. The U4 is a collaboration between the universities of Uppsala, Göttingen, Ghent and Groningen, which organizes several events for students and graduate […]

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