Welcome to the Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies

The Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies supports scholarship, research, outreach programs and pedagogical activities that deal with all facets of the Hellenistic world. We are particularly interested in collaborative and interdisciplinary work among international scholars, as well as helping young scholars and graduate students as they pursue their own interests in this diverse field. If you are interested at all in learning more about possible opportunities associated with the Institute or just discovering something new and dynamic about this fascinating time in Western history, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!

  1. Feb. 14, 2014Prof. Sheila Ager Accepts EAH Area Editor Position

    The Department of Classical Studies is proud to announce that Prof. Sheila Ager has accepted the position of Area Editor, Hellenistic World, Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Wiley-Blackwell). In both print and on-line formats, the EAH is the definitive, modern reference work for the study of the ancient world. This is a wonderful recognition of Prof. Ager's noted expertise in Hellenistic history, as well as her editorial and leadership skills. As of Fall 2013. Prof.

  2. Nov. 6, 2013WIHS Celebrates Book LaunchWIHS members

    It was a wonderful celebration a few weeks ago when the Institute, several of its Research Associates and Students from the University of Waterloo got to together at the launch party for the fruits of the Institute's first publication "Belonging and Isolation in the Hellenistic World". Prior to the launch party a group of about 70 participants was privileged to listen to a lecture by Prof. Daniel Ogden (University of Exeter) on the "Legend of Seleucus".

  3. Oct. 28, 2013Call for papers: Ruler Cult Panel at the 8th Celtic Conference in Classics

    Meet the New Gods, Same as the Old Gods? Formulary, Ritual and Status in Hellenistic Ruler Cult

    • Organisers: Stefano G. Caneva, J.M.
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