Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia

The Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia (CCANESA) is an exciting collaborative venture housed in the Madsen Building at the University of Sydney. The Centre co-locates the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens (AAIA), research interests and projects from both the Department of Archaeology and the Department of Classics and Ancient History, the Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation (NEAF), as well as the publisher Mediterranean Archaeology. The Centre also houses the significant library and archival holdings of all the above bodies.

CCANESA's facilities include offices for visiting scholars, a library reading room, a board room and a meeting room. Visitors are invited to use the Centre's facilities by appointment.

 

Latest News

  • Apollo Fellowship for 2017

    June - October 2016

    The Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia is pleased to be hosting an event in conjunction with this year's National Archaeology entitled Apollo Fellowship for 2017. Applications are now open for the Apollo Visiting Fellowship 2017. The next round of the annual fellowship is being offered by the Department of Classics and Ancient History in conjunction with CCANESA. Details of the Fellowship and how to apply can be found on the Apollo Programme page.

  • Sydney Ideas - Stolen Lives: Returning identities to Pompeian victims of the AD79 eruption

    25 August 2016

    Dr Estelle Lazer, Honorary Research Associate in the Department of Classics and Ancient History Co-presented with the Department of Classics and Ancient History and the Nicholson Museum at the University of Sydney. For more information and to register, go to Sydney Ideas.