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Tim Parkin

The Tatoulis Chair In Classics
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Tim Parkin

 
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Primary Interest
Roman law
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Prof

Tim Parkin

 

Tim Parkin joined the Classics and Archaeology department at the University of Melbourne in 2018 as the inaugural Elizabeth and James Tatoulis Chair in Classics. Before this he had spent over 11 years as Professor of Ancient History at the University of Manchester (UK).

He is a New Zealander by birth who was awarded a D.Phil. at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and who, since 1989, has worked in universities in New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom, as well as spending 14 months in Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow. Tim1s teaching covers both Greek and Roman history and classical languages. His main research is in ancient history, particularly Roman social, cultural, and demographic history. Among his publications are Demography and Roman Society (1992), Old Age in the Roman World: A Social and Cultural History (2003), Roman Social History: A Sourcebook (2007), and The Oxford Handbook of Childhood and Education in the Classical World (2014). He is currently working on ancient sexual health, in particular sexually transmitted diseases.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 10 most recent scholarly works by Tim Parkin.

Credentials

Positions


The Tatoulis Chair In Classics

Historical And Philosophical Studies

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Oxford

Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours

Victoria University of Wellington

Bachelor of Arts

Victoria University of Wellington