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

48th Annual Archaeology Forum
Saturday 6 March 2021, 2.00-3.00pm (online)
Lancaster University Regional Heritage Centre, supported by the Roman Society

Please note: this year’s Forum is taking place online only. All video presentations will be available to view in advance. The Regional Heritage Centre is also presenting a live question and answer session, held online on Saturday 6 March 2021, 2-3.00pm, with a panel of speakers who have contributed to the filmed presentations. The session will be chaired by Dr Eleri Cousins, Romanist at Lancaster University’s History Department. You are encouraged to watch the filmed presentations in advance, but they will also be available online for an extended period after the live event. Full details will be provided on booking. 
More information about the event here:
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Domesticity and Domestic Life    
Tuesday 9 March 2021, 5.30pm

With the Hellenic Society
Dr Zosia Archibald: The domestic and the political: domesticity, private and public spaces at Olynthos in the light of recent field research
Professor Penelope Allison: Artificial Intelligence and the Roman Table
Professor Julia Hillner: Jewels: A Forgotten Category of Roman Women's Property Portfolio
This event will be held online. Please email: for joining instructions.

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

With the Hellenic Society
A panel discussion with Rosa Andujar, Denise McCoskey, and Dan-el Padilla Peralta, chaired by Professor Phiroze Vasunia.
This event will be held on Zoom. (Details will be sent out nearer the time.)

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:


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