School of History, Classics & Archaeology

A.G. Leventis Conference 2015

Ancient Greek history and contemporary social science

Event description

This international classics conference, supported by the A.G. Leventis Foundation will take place this November in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh.

The four-day conference will bring together Hellenists interested in the potential of contemporary social science methods with social scientists with a strong interest in ancient Greece. The conference papers will survey the current state of the field of “social science Greek history” and will seek to push the field forward to the next level.

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Conference participants

Participants will include social scientists and Hellenists, ranging from postgraduates to senior scholars, from university departments and research centres in the United Kingdom, continental Europe, North America, and elsewhere.

Conference programme

The 2015 Leventis Conference will feature an opening public lecture on Thursday 12 November followed by three days of seminars and discussions.

Abstracts submitted by the speakers are now also available to download.


Several fee options are available.

Fee options
Delegate Non-University of Edinburgh/Stanford University of Edinburgh/Stanford
Standard £60 £9 per day
Student/concession £40 £6 per day

One-day rates are also available. For full fee information, please visit our booking link below.

Register online

Please register to attend via our online booking system.

Register online via epay

Postal registration

If you would prefer to register by post or email, please download the relevant registration form and return it to our conference organiser at the address below.

Further information

Email or postal registration forms and any questions can be directed to the Conference Administrator, Elaine Philip.

Elaine Philip

Research Centres and Knowledge Exchange Events Administrator

  • School of History, Classics & Archaeology
  • University of Edinburgh

Contact details



Room 2M.27



A.G. Leventis Conference 2015

A.G. Leventis Professor in Greek, Professor Josiah Ober (Stanford University) warmly invites academic colleagues to the ninth A.G. Leventis Conference in Greek at the University of Edinburgh from 12 to 15 November 2015.

John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls
18 Holyrood Park Road
EH16 5AY