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Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in Ancient History 2024

Committee

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Clare Parry

Chair

Clare is going into her third year of PhD research and is this years committee chair. Clare's thesis is titled: 'Displaying Empire: Imperial Approaches to Power and Identity in Persia and the Near East'. Her research interests include:

- Ancient Persia, Egypt and the Near East

- Iconography and Material Culture

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Sean Strong

Secretary

Sean is currently writing up his thesis to be submitted early in 2024. His thesis is titled: 'General and Rulers in Theophylact Simocatta's History: Ideals and Practices of Roman and Sassanian Leadership in an Age of Transition'. HIs research interests include: 

- Late Antiquity and Byzantium

- Arsacid and Sasanian Iran

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Kieran Blewitt

Kieran will be going into his second year of the PhD and his thesis title is: 'Soft Power and Civic Identity in Magna Graecia: Re-Evaluating the Revolts of the Second Punic War'. His research interests include:

- International Relations in Roman Italy

- Roman Historiography and Material Culture of Magna Graecia

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Ludovico Runco

Ludovico is going into his second year of the Phd and is also the designer of this year's AMPAH logo. His thesis is titled: 'The ethnogenesis of the Brettians: a product of the Ver Sacrum?' His research interests include:

- Ethnicity and Mobility in Antiquity

- Pre-Roman Italy

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Teifion Gambold

Teifion will be going into his fourth year of a part-time PhD. His thesis is titled: 'The impact of the Roman military 'officer class' on the transformation of power and identity expression in trans-frontier social structures, 200-600 CE'. His research interests include: 

- Late Roman Military History

- Identity, Ethnicity, and Mobility in Late Antiquity

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