The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies


Upcoming Events

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

You can watch past events on our YouTube channel

Race: Antiquity and its Legacy    
Friday 23 April 2021, 2-4pm

With the Hellenic Society
A panel discussion with Zena Kamash, Denise McCoskey, and Dan-el Padilla Peralta, chaired by Professor Phiroze Vasunia.
This event was held online. You can watch it on our YouTube channel here:

New Research on Nero
Saturday 15 May, 1.30-5.30pm

With the Association for Roman Archaeology

1.30  Introduction
1.45  Andrew Burnett (former Deputy Director, British Museum): 'Augustus and Nero: two emperors who tried to reform the coinage'
2.30  Susie White (Finds Liaison Officer for North Wales, Portable Antiquities Scheme): 'The Rossett Lead Pig and the Governor Trebellius Maximus'
3.15  Questions
3.30  Break
3.40  Ross Thomas (British Museum): 'Gems, 'fakes' and Nero'
4.25  Carey Fleiner (University of Winchester): 'Claudia Octavia, Step-sister and Wife to Emperor Nero: Images and Imagination'
5.10  Questions
5.25  Summing Up

Please register here:

AGM and City of Rome Colloquium
Saturday 5 June, 2021

(Venue tba.)

2.00 AGM 

2.30 Dr Claire Holleran, Working in Rome
3.00 Dr John Patterson, Organising the People of Imperial Rome
3.45 Tea
4.15 Professor Ian Haynes, Rome Transformed: Interdisciplinary analysis of the Eastern Caelian C1-C8 AD
4.45 Dr Janet DeLaine, Urban density: private dwellings and public spaces
5.00 Reception


The Roman Archaeology Conference 2020
Split, Croatia

**​Postponed until April 2022**
More information is available on the website:


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Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

Telephone: 020 7862 8727


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