The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies


RAC/TRAC Call for Sessions


RAC/TRAC will be held in London 11-14 April 2024. The Call for Papers is now open here:

MA dissertation prize


We are pleased to annouce that Caitlin Spencer (Birkbeck) and Sólveig Hilmarsdóttir (Cambridge) are the joint winners of the MA Dissertation prize 2022. For details of how to submit an entry, see

Miss Joyce Reynolds, FBA


The Society is sorry to announce the death of Miss Joyce Reynolds, FBA, President of the Roman Society 1986-1989, on 11 September at the age of 103.

Society Email


The email address,, is now working again. If you have sent an email in the last 10 days, and have not yet received a reply, then please re-send your message. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Society Email


We are having problems with the email: Please use until the usual address is fixed.

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.

Upcoming events


Tuesday 19 October at 6pm. Online event: Nero. The Man Behind Myth. Behind the scenes with the curator, Thorsten Opper. Wednesday 27 October, 2021, 5.30-8pm. City of Rome colloquium. Court Room, Senate House. Please email if you would like to attend to guarantee a place, as numbers will be limited due to social distancing restrictions at Senate House:

New Discoveries Across the Empire


Online event. Saturday 19 June, 2021, 2.00-5.45pm This year, the Archaeology Committee Biennial Conference highlights new discoveries throughout the Empire, while Professor John Wilkes will conclude with a lecture to help us look forward to RAC/TRAC Split which will now take place 6-8 April, 2022. For joining instructions by zoom, contact:

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