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Research centres

Centre for Hellenic Studies 

The Centre for Hellenic Studies at King's College London promotes the understanding of Greek history, culture and language of all periods. It is a unique grouping of academics in different disciplines, but centred in the Department of Classics. Interests and areas of expertise cover more than three millennia – from Aegean prehistory to the history, language, literature and culture of Greece, Cyprus and the worldwide Greek diaspora today. 

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Centre for Enlightenment Studies 

The Centre for Enlightenment Studies provides a hub for research into eighteenth-century literature, music, culture, language and philosophy. The reception of classical art, literature and thought forms a large part of the centre’s intellectual remit.

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Centre for Late Antique and Medieval Studies

The Centre includes experts in a rich array of fields: late antique and Byzantine studies, all the major medieval languages and literatures, visual culture, palaeography and manuscript studies, history, music, philosophy, and theology.

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Among the numerous other centres of the King’s Arts and Humanities Research Institute connected with the Department is Queer@King’s. This Centre enables us to connect our studies of ancient gender and sexuality in the ancient world with a broader programme of teaching and research. 

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Our research specialisms cover all aspects of antiquity, with special reference to Greek and Roman…



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