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Classics at King's is 5th in the UK in the QS World Rankings

Posted on 01/03/2018

Classics at King's College London is ranked 5th in the UK in the 2018 QS World Subject Rankings.

King's is also in the top 25 in the world for Classics. 

The Department of Classics at King's is one of the largest Classics departments in the UK, and Classical subjects have been taught at King's since the university opened its doors to students in the autumn of 1831. Head of the Department of Classics, Dr Daniel Orrells, said: "King's Classics examines the ancient world in its multicultural, multilingual and global dimensions."

Study topics include Ancient History and of Classical Art and Archaeology, as well as Greek and Latin languages, literature and thought, Byzantine Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Modern Greek Studies and the modern reception of the ancient world. The department offers courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and you can find out more about studying with us on our prospectus.

 

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Rumbling On…: The Jamie Rumble Memorial Fund on its fifth Anniversary

Rumbling On…: The Jamie Rumble Memorial Fund on its fifth Anniversary

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Spring 2018 marks a very special occasion for the Department of Classics at King's College London: the fifth anniversary of the Jamie Rumble Memorial Fund. Since 2013, when the Rumble Fund was established, the Department has organised five student trips to classical lands and 122 students have benefited from these Rumble Fund trips. All costs have been covered thanks to the generosity of the Fund, and the trips have been embedded within the Department's teaching programme.
The Classical Now exhibition runs from 2 March to 28 April 2018 at King's College London

The Classical Now exhibition runs from 2 March to 28 April 2018 at King's College London

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We are delighted to announce the opening of The Classical Now at Bush House Arcade and Somerset House East Wing. Modern and contemporary artists featured in the show include Léo Caillard, Jean Cocteau, Michael Craig-Martin, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Damien Hirst, Derek Jarman, Yves Klein, Roy Lichtenstein, Henry Moore, Bruce Nauman, Grayson Perry, Frances Picabia, Pablo Picasso, Marc Quinn, Mary Reid Kelley & Patrick Kelley, Mark Wallinger and Rachel Whiteread.
Léo Caillard dresses Bush House statues as part of The Classical Now exhibition

Léo Caillard dresses Bush House statues as part of The Classical Now exhibition

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French artist Léo Caillard has created a new performance installation at Bush House to celebrate King's College London's major international exhibition, The Classical Now. To the Friendship of the Classical and the Contemporary sees classicising personifications of Britain and America – sculpted by Malvina Hoffman in the early 1920s – re-dressed in contemporary attire.
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