Essay competitions — Faculty of Classics.
This book's chapters reproduce essays on such major figures as Sir Philip Sidney and John Milton, but also less celebrated writers, including Thomas Carew and — in a new piece — William Drummond, to reconfigure the familiar and help extend the canon. Shakespeare looms large; his plays and poems, and his influence on Keats, are the subject of half the book.
The annual Mavis Batey essay prize is intended to encourage vibrant, scholarly writing and new research relating to garden history. The competition especially aims to encourage those who have not yet had their work published. It is open to any student, worldwide, registered in a bona-fide university or institute of higher education, or who has recently graduated from such an institution.
The Lord Toulson Essay Prize in Law, in honour of the late Lord Roger Toulson, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, is sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills. It is intended to give students a chance to engage with important legal debates and to explore the kind of issues that they would be exposed to in a Cambridge law degree.
Applicants without a prior degree in history or history of art should be aware that competition for a place on the DPhil is extremely tough and even some of Oxford's own master's students may not secure one. You should consider that most of your competitors will have a solid background in the discipline and the appropriate training for academic research in a historical context, with a first.
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Beyond Borders Virtual Issue. The latest Social History of Medicine Virtual Issue examines the topic of health and medicine in Australia and New Zealand, coinciding with the 2019 Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine conference, taking place in Auckland from 3-7 December 2019. Read the Virtual Issue Introduction written by Linda Bryder and Derek Dow.
Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy, Oxford University Press, 2009. This collection of essays is the first volume in a new series, Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy. Edited by the series editors, it focuses on the economic performance of the Roman empire, analysing the extent to which Roman political domination of the Mediterranean and north.