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Greek and Latin Languages and Culture (Classics)

Name Position Expertise

N. (Nicolò) Bettegazzi, MA

PhD Candidate

Classical Reception, Fascist Latin Literature

Drs. R.P. (Bob) van der Borg

Study advisor

Dr. J.W. (Jan Willem) Drijvers

Associate Professor of Ancient History

Late Antiquity, Culture of leadership in the late Roman Empire, Christianization of the Roman Empire, Late-antique historiography (Ammianus Marcellinus), Latin panegyrics

Prof.dr. M.A. (Annette) Harder

Professor Emerita of Greek Language and Literature

Hellenistic Poetry, Callimachus, Greek Tragedy, literary papyri, mythographic papyri

Dr. L.A. (Albert) Joosse

Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy

Plato and Platonism, ancient philosophy of friendship, self-knowledge, literary aspects of philosophical texts

Dr. L. (Lidewijde) de Jong

Associate Professor of Classical Archaeology and Rosalind Franklin Fellow

Archaeology of the Hellenistic and Roman Near East, Mortuary Studies, Ancient Empires, Globalization and Identity, Diversity and Sustainability, Archaeological Heritage in Conflict zones, and Digitalization/Digital Databases

Drs. J.A.R. (Sjef) Kemper

Research Associate in Latin Literature

Dr. J.J.H. (Jacqueline) Klooster

Assistant Professor of Greek Language and Literature

Hellenistic Poetry, Ancient Biography, Greece under Rome, Sociology of culture and literature

Dr. E. (Elisabeth) van 't Lindenhout

Assistant Professor of Archaeology

Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology

Prof.dr. R.R. (Ruurd) Nauta

Professor of Latin Language and Literature

Latin literature of the Late Republic and Early Empire Literary Theory

Prof.dr. O.M. (Onno) van Nijf

Professor of Ancient History

Political, cultural and social history of the Greek city in the Hellenistic and Roman periods; sport history, Greek festivals, epigraphy, citizenship, funerary culture

Dr. S. (Saskia) Peels-Matthey

Assistant Professor of Greek Linguistics

Dr. R.F. (Remco) Regtuit

Assistant Professor of Greek Language and Literature

Greek language and literature, Aristophanes, scholia, textual criticism

Dr. B.L. (Bettina) Reitz-Joosse

Associate Professor of Latin Language and Literature

Latin literature of the Late Republic and Early Empire, text and material culture in the Roman world, Fascist Latin literature

Prof.dr. D. (David) Rijser

Professor by special appointment: Receptions of Classical Antiquity

Receptions of Classical Antiquity

Dr. A.J.L. (Bram) van der Velden

Lecturer in Latin Language and Literature

Ancient Latin commentary writing, Late Antique Latin literature, History of classical scholarship, Reception studies

Prof.dr. S. (Sofia) Voutsaki

Professor of Greek Archaeology

Aegean prehistory (specialisation: Greek mainland in the Bronze Age), Classical archaeology, integration of archaeological methods and scientific techniques (especially stable isotope analysis, ancient DNA analysis), mortuary studies, archaeological theory (gender archaeology, household archaeology; analysis of imagery), history of Greek archaeology in the 19th-20th centuries and the role of archaeology in contemporary society

Prof.dr. G.C. (Gerry) Wakker

Professor of Greek Language and Literature

Ancient Greek Linguistics (esp. syntax, semantics and pragmatics) and Ancient Greek Literature; Discourse Analysis

Drs. B.H. (Dynke) van der Wijk

Teacher training

Didactics of teaching Latin and Greek at secondary school level

Dr. C.G. (Christina) Williamson

Assistant Professor of Ancient History

Urbanization, landscape, deep-mapping, network theory, ritual performance, cultural interaction, collective identity, territorial formation, Hellenistic Asia Minor

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