News and Events, 2015-6

Welcome to McGill Classics 2015-2016!

October 27, 2015

McGill Classics is proud to be a part of the new Yan P. Lin Centre for the Study of Freedom and Global Orders in Ancient and Modern Worlds at McGill, sponsored through the extraordinary generosity of McGill alumni Dr. Yan P. Lin. For more on the centre, and to view its promotional video, click here.

January 28, 2015

Professor Hans Beck has been named a 2015 Anneliese Maier Research Prize Winner. Awarded by the Humboldt Foundation in Germany, the prize recognises excellence in research and leadership in international collaboration in the Humanities and Social Sciences. An award is valued at EUR 250,000, spendable over a period of five years. Prof. Beck's host in Germany is Peter Funke with whom he will work on the manifestations of localism in the ancient Greek world. Other collaborations include joint projects with Karl-J. Hölkeskamp in Cologne and Martin Jehne in Dresden. Read the press release from Münster University here. Congratulations to Professor Beck!