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Out of the Archives: Oxford, the SPSL, and Literae Humaniores Refugee Scholars (2017)
Book Chapter
Davies, P. (2017). Out of the Archives: Oxford, the SPSL, and Literae Humaniores Refugee Scholars. In S. Crawford, K. Ulmschneider, & J. Elsner (Eds.), Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945, (77-95). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093.../9780199687558.003.0005

This chapter provides a broader analysis of the reception of refugee scholars by Oxford’s academic community. Drawing heavily upon the SPSL’s archive and Oxford University’s own archives, Davies considers the cases of around a dozen refugee scholars... Read More about Out of the Archives: Oxford, the SPSL, and Literae Humaniores Refugee Scholars.

Equality and Distinction within the Spartiate Community (2017)
Book Chapter
Davies, P. (2017). Equality and Distinction within the Spartiate Community. In A. Powell (Ed.), A Companion to Sparta, 480-499. Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119072379.ch18

Spartan society possessed a number of idiosyncratic institutions and practices, elements of which were described using specifically Spartan vocabulary. This chapter considers the extent to which these institutions and practices 'exceptionalized' the... Read More about Equality and Distinction within the Spartiate Community.