The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies


Events Programme 

Nero. The Man Behind Myth. Behind the scenes with the curator, Thorsten Opper
Tuesday 19 October, 2021, 6pm, b
y Zoom 
This event is now available to watch online:

City of Rome colloquium
Wednesday 27 October, 2021

This event is now available to watch online:

Visit to Colchester
Saturday 4 December, 2021


Being an Islander
Tuesday 29 March, 2022, 5.30pm
Room 349, Senate House

With the Hellenic Society
Introduced by Dr Anastasia Christophilopoulou
Speakers include:
Professor Christy Constantakopoulou: The space between islands: insularity, networks and island uniqueness
Professor Rebecca Sweetman: Insular Cyclades? Networks and Integration in the Roman period
Dr Francesco Muscolino​: Ancient Sardinia between insularity and Mediterranean networks

The Roman Archaeology Conference (RAC 2020)
Split, Croatia

6-8 April, 2022
More information is available on the website:

M.V. Taylor Lecture
Tuesday 26 April, 2022, 5.30pm
Woburn Room (G22), Senate House

Professor Ida Östenberg: Death and Dynasty. Commemorating Gaius and Lucius Caesar

AGM & Colloquium on Hadrian
Saturday 21 May, 2022, Room G37
2pm AGM
2.30-6pm Hadrian
Dr Matt Symonds: What did Hadrian's Wall do?
Dr Richard Abdy: Why was Hadrian such a big spender?
Professor Rhiannon Ash: Hadrian’s Energetic Ab Epistulis: Suetonius and Imperial Letters in the De Vita Caesarum.

Tuesday 7 June, 2022, 6pm
Court Room, Senate House

With the Hellenic Society and Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies
Professor Judith Herrin: Rethinking Late Antiquity as Early Christendom

You can watch past events on our YouTube channel

Click here to see upcoming lectures hosted jointly with Classical Association.
Details of past events can be found here.

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.

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