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Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies




Joint Event with the Hellenic Society: ‘Memorialisation’

Tuesday 5 March 2019, 5.30pm

Brunswick Room (G7), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Dr Jon Hesk: The Athenian funeral speeches: commemoration, exhortation, justification and glorification

Dr Tiziana D'Angelo: Colours of memory in South Italian funerary painting

Dr Valerie Hope: Mini memorials: the possessions of the Roman dead as objects of memory.


AGM & Roman Dictators and Dictatorship

Saturday 1 June 2019

Woburn Suite (G22/26), Senate House


2.00   AGM

2.30   Professor Tim Cornell: Roman dictators and modern politics

3.00   Professor Catherine Steel: Sulla’s dictatorship: revival or recreation?

3.45   Tea

4.15   Professor Federico Santangelo: From Paris to Turi: constructions of Caesarisms

4.45   Professor Maria Wyke: Roman Dictatorship in Britain: Shaw’s Caesar and Cleopatra on stage and screen

5.30   Reception



Joint Event with the British School at Rome

Tuesday 4 June 2019, 6pm

Woburn Suite (G22/26), Senate House

Professor Ian Haynes and Dr Thea Ravasi: Enriching the soldiers, scorning the rest?  New evidence for the impact of Septimius Severus' restoration of Rome.

Generously supported by a member of the Roman Society and the British School at Rome


Book Launch of Peter Wiseman's The House of Augustus

Tuesday 12 November 2019, 5.30pm

Room 349, Senate House

with Peter Wiseman, Mary Beard, Henry Hurst and  Amy Russell

A wine reception will follow and copies of the book will be available to buy.

Generously sponsored by Princeton University Press

Classical Association Branch Lectures supported by the Roman Society

Click here for a list of the lectures hosted jointly with the Classical Association local branches.