Associate Professor Kathryn Welch
MA Sydney PhD UQ DipHum UNE DipEd Syd
A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney
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- Political and social transformation of Rome between Republic and Empire
- Republican and Augustan Topography of Rome
- The wider Mediterranean World in the first century BC
- Appian's interpretation of Roman History
- Personal commemoration in Pompeii and Herculaneum
Teaching and supervision
- ANHS1601 Foundations for Ancient Rome
- ANHS2601 Ancient Imperialism
- ANHS2606 City of Rome: History and Landscape
- ANHS2610 SPQR: The Senate and People of Rome
- ANHS3601 The Mediterranean World and Civil War
- ANHS3632 Livy: Republics Past and Present
- ANHS6901 Ancient Rome: Space and Power
- ANHS6904 Cleopatra’s Nose and Other Appendages
- ANHS6918 Vesuvian Cities: Space, History, Culture
Completed PhD and Masters students and their topics
- Liam McGowan (PhD) 2013 Urbs Maiestatis: Recovering the Roman Republican City
- Fiona Tweedie (PhD) 2009 Independence and integration: the allies, the army and the land from the Hannibalic to the Social War
- Natalie Angel (PhD) 2007 Clementia Caesaris: the creation and dissemination of a reputation
- Bronwyn Hopwood (PhD) 2005 Heres esto: Property, Dignity, and the Inheritance Rights of Roman Women 215 BC-AD 14
- Stiles Andrew (MPhil) 2010 Germanicus Caesar: the ‘Unburnt Heart’ of the Julio-Claudian Dynasty’
- Mitchell Hannah (MPhil) 2009A false dichotomy? : tragedy and moralism in Plutarch’s Demetrius and Antony
- Withycombe Taperell Lily (MA Res.) 2009 Building Jupiter: Deconstructing the Reconstruction
- Wood, Robert (M.Phil) 2006 Motivations and machinations : Gracchan opponents, supporters and Asia
Current research students
|Project title||Research student|
|Collegiality, Dynasty and Abdication: Political Change and the Tetrarchy||Byron WALDRON|
- Ancient Literary and Visual Representations of Civil War Conference (Margherita do Savoia, Italy,September 2012): Keynote Speaker ‘A Vocabulary of Murder: the Lex Pedia and its aftermath’
- CLTA National Conference (North Sydney, August 2012): Keynote Speaker ‘Pietas at the Dawn of the Principate'
- UK Classical Association Annual Meeting (Exeter, April 2012): presenter and panel convener: ‘Why Bibulus: choosing a naval commander in 48BC’
- Culture, Identity and Politics in the Ancient Mediterranean World (ANU, September 2011) presenter (with Hannah Mitchell): ‘Revisiting the Roman Alexander’
- McGill Montreal Money and Power in the Roman Republic (McGill Montreal, May 2011) Invited Speaker: ‘The Liberators at Sea: naval imagery and civil war in 42BC’
- UK Classical Association Annual Meeting (Cardiff, April 2010) presenter: ‘Dionysius on Veturia: a civil war myth?’
- Appian and the Romans (University of Sydney, July 2010) leading convenor and presenter: ‘Appian and Gaius Cassius Longinus: whose ideology?’
- Ancient History Seminar (Oxford University, November 2009) presenter: ‘The View from the Waves: Naval Strategy and the Roman Civil Wars’
- Ancient History Seminars (University College Dublin and St Andrews University, October 2009) presenter: ‘Dealing with Caesar: finding Republicans between 36 and 27BC’
- Vergilian Society Conference Poetry or Propaganda: What was Vergil’s Purpose in writing the Aeneid? (Cumae, Italy, June 2009) Keynote Speaker: ‘Dealing with Caesar: finding politics after Naulochus’
- ASCS 30 (Sydney, February 2009) Panel organiser. ‘Beyond the Power of Images’
- Velleius Paterculus: Making History (Leicester UK, April 2008) presenter: ‘Velleius Paterculus’ Portrait of Livia’
- Private and Public Lies: the Discourse of Despotism and Deceit in the Ancient World (Melbourne, July 2008) presenter: ‘Why Pietas? How and why to advertise the avoidance of despotism in 27 BC’
- ASCS 28 (Newcastle, February 2007) presenter: ‘Sons of Neptune: the Pompeiani and the Sea in 49BC’
- The Lost Memoirs of Augustus (Hay-on-Wye, Wales 2005) ‘Alternative memoirs: tales from the other side of the civil war’
- Societas: VI Symposium on Roman Imperial Ideology (Cume Italy, 2003) ‘Nimium felix: Caesar the anti-dictator’
- Societas: III Symposium on Roman Imperial Ideology (Cume Italy, 2002) ‘Cicero, Oppius and Balbus and the Myth of Alexander’
- Livia and the Women of Rome; Welch K; DVC Research/Thompson Fellowships.
- Augustus from a Distance - Conference grant - Ian Potter Foundation; Welch K; Ian Potter Foundation/Travel Support.
- Living and Dying in Pompeii; Welch K; University of Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Support Scheme.
- Appian and Roman Imperialism; Welch K, Rich J; DVC Research/International Visiting Research Fellowship (IVRF).
- Appian and the Romans; Welch K; University of Sydney/Faculty of Arts Conference Funding.
- Seed funding for the conference 'Appian and the Romans'; Welch K; University of Sydney/School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry Seed Funding.
- Speaking Roman Writing Greek: Appian and the Fall of the Roman Republic; Welch K; University of Sydney/Research & Development.
- Magnus Pius: Sextus Pompeius and the transformation of the Roman Republic; Welch K; University of Sydney/Research & Development.
Appian's Roman History: Empire and Civil War (The Classical Press of Wales, 2015)
Magnus Pius: Sextus Pompeius and the Transformation of the Roman Republic (The Classical Press of Wales, 2012)
Roman Crossings: Theory and Practice in the Roman Republic (The Classical Press of Wales, 2005)
Sextus Pompeius (Gerald Duckworth & Co and The Classical Press of Wales, 2002)