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London Evening Lectures

 

Tuesday 8 March, 2016

 

Dura Europos

Introduced and Chaired by Professor Simon James

Professor Pierre Leriche: The new image of Europos-Dura on the Euphrates in the light of 25 seasons of archaeological research (watch on YouTube)

Dr Jen Baird: Yale's Dura Archive: new excavation histories (watch on YouTube)

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M.V. Taylor Lecture

Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Professor Jean-Louis Ferrary: Scaevola, politics and ideology on the eve of the Social War: sixty years after Badian

A vidcast of the lecture is available on YouTube

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London Evening Lecture

Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Tom Holland: Whores and the House of Caesar

A vidcast of the lecture is available on YouTube

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Joint Lecture with the British Institute at Ankara

Thursday 24 September, 2015

Tim Mitford: East of Asia Minor: Rome's Hidden Frontier

Watch the video here.

Greek and Roman Armour Day

Monday 20 July, 2015

Welcome - Professor Dominic Rathbone (Vice President, Roman Society)

Greek and Italic armour     

Chair and respondent - Professor Hans van Wees (University College London)

Professor Peter Krentz (Davidson College NC): Marathon to Chaironeia: changes in hoplite armour

Professor Gregory Aldrete (University of Wisconsin Green Bay): Linen body armour: reconstruction and tests

Dr Mike Burns (Leeds): The South Italic cuirass from the 6th to 3rd centuries BC

Roman armour

Chair and respondent - Dr Jonathan Coulston (University of St Andrews)

Dr Mike Bishop (Journal of Roman Military Equipment): The impenetrable wall: Roman body armour assessed

Dr Guy Stiebel (Tel-Aviv University): ‘Also he armed him with a coat of mail’: the armour in Roman Judaea

Dr Christian Miks (Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum Mainz): The rise and development of segmented helmets in the later Roman to early Byzantine army

Closing words - Professor Robert Fowler (President, Hellenic Society)

Vidcasts of all the lectures are available here.

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Annual General Meeting

Saturday 6 June, 2015

Romanisation? Provincial Cultures in the Principate

Dominic Rathbone: Gods, Soldiers, Mummies: Making Egypt Roman

Andrew Gardner: Post-Romanisation Perspectives on the Provincial West

Tony Spawforth: Romanization? Modern Problems and Ancient Greeks

Tessa Rajak: Changing Faces, Changing Places, in Roman Judaea

Vidcasts of the lectures are available on YouTube

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London Evening Lectures

 

Tuesday 17 March, 2015

 

Greek and Roman Curses

Esther Eidinow: Greek inscribed curses and the social historian

Margaret Mountford: “A plague on all their horses”: spells and curses at the races

Stephen Clews: Messages to the Goddess revealed… private thoughts of ordinary people…hear all about it

Vidcasts of the lectures are available on YouTube

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Esther Eidinow
Stephen Clews
Margaret Mountford

London Evening Lecture

Tuesday 11 November, 2014

William Fitzgerald: Three Latin Poets in a Word

A vidcast of the lecture is available on YouTube

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Annual General Meeting

Saturday 7 June, 2014

Tiberius the Successor

Catharine Edwards: 'The great devotion of our princeps to his mother': Tiberius and Livia

Peter Wiseman: The man who chewed up the Roman People

Amanda Claridge: The Villas of Tiberius

Eleanor Cowan: Writing the Roman Revolution - Velleius Paterculus

Vidcasts of the lectures are available on YouTube

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London Evening Lecture

Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Philip Kay: Rome's Economic Revolution. Economic Growth in the late Roman Republic

A vidcast of the lecture is available on YouTube

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Oxyrhynchus: the city and its texts

Tuesday 3rd April, 2012

In association with the Hellenic Society and Egypt Exploration Society

Dr Colin Adams, University of Liverpool: Shaking down the town: corruption and government in Oxyrhynchus

Professor Alan Bowman, Oxford University: Oxyrhynchus: the history of an Egyptian provincial town

Professor Peter Parsons, Oxford University: Good books and lower tastes

Professor Dominic Rathbone, Kings College London: Oxyrhynchus: site and city

A vidcast with Dominic Rathbone, Colin Adams, Peter Parsons and Nick Lowe is available on YouTube.

The video was produced in association with the Open University. 

The Mystery of Regina's Tombstone

Watch Mary Beard, Tom Holland and Margaret Mountford introducing the Society's app.

App created and videos filmed by Braunarts.