The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies


Society Email


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Society Email


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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.

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:

Wood and Ceramic: introducing digital methods with Classics Library special collections.


Online event. Thursday 1 July, 2021, 5pm UK time. Booking required: This event will involve short presentations on the history of the collections, their unique features, and some of the novel uses to which the digital models have been put, demonstrations of some of the platforms used, and questions and discussion with the participants.

New Research on Nero


Online conference, Saturday 15 May, 1.30-5.30pm. With the Association for Roman Archaeology. Click the event title to see the programme and registration link (or see the Events page).

Reopening the library


We are pleased to let you know that the library is now able to open from 11am-3.30pm, Monday to Friday. Members will need to book a spot in advance. Please see the library website for more information about visiting and how to book.

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