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Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies


London meetings & AGM

M.V. Taylor Lecture

Tuesday 27 February, 5.30pm

Woburn Suite (G22/26), Senate House

Professor Roger Bagnall: Papyrology and Ancient History: a changing relationship

London Evening Lectures with the Hellenic Society

Tuesday 6 March, 5.30pm

Woburn Suite (G22/26), Senate House

Professor Bert Smith: A Greek City in Roman Asia Minor: new finds, new research at Roman Aphrodisias

Professor Ewen Bowie: Poetry and Rhetoric on Display

Professor Karen Ni-Mheallaigh: Novel entertainments: from pantomime to the moon

Annual General Meeting

Saturday 2 June, 2018

Woburn Suite (G22/26), Senate House

2pm: AGM

Nero: art, politics, culture


2.30 Professor Dominic Rathbone: Nero: naughty but nice?

3.00 Professor Eugenio La Rocca: The parietal mosaic with the apotheosis of a poet from the Mouseion on the Oppian hill

3.45: Tea

4.15 Dr Carrie Vout: Nero and the art of dissolution

4.45 Professor Matthew Leigh: Pliny the Elder and Nero

5.15 Presidential Lecture

Professor Catharine Edwards: Seneca’s Letters: how (not) to write about Nero

6.00 Reception