The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies


The Roman Society was founded in 1910 to advance the understanding of ancient Rome and the Roman Empire.

Today the Roman Society has almost 2,000 members worldwide and is the leading organisation for those interested in Roman history, archaeology, literature and art.

Join us and enjoy reading our prestigious journals (Britannia and the Journal of Roman Studies), access to one of the world's greatest classics libraries, and a varied programme of events, including conferences, lectures and site visits.

The Society encourages Roman studies by offering a wide range of grants to support research and publications, by providing training opportunities for young researchers, and by promoting the teaching of Latin in schools.

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Library evening and Saturday opening


We are pleased that the library is now able to open on Saturdays (10am-4:30pm) and to resume extended opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings (6-8pm) during term time. Opening hours are currently: Monday to Friday: 9.30am - 6.00pm - extended to 8.00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays in term time Saturday: 10.00am - 4.30pm. Please continue to book your visits on the library website.

The Roman Society
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

Telephone: 020 7862 8727


The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies (The Roman Society) is a registered charity in the UK.

Charity Registration Number: 210644
Company Registration Number: 114442