The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

Classical Association Joint Lectures

The lectures below are hosted jointly with the Classical Association local branches. For information on organising joint lectures, please see here.


CHELTENHAM (Dean Close School)
Thursday 11 October, 2018, 7.30pm
Professor Stephen Oakley: The Style of Tacitus

HULL (Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull, tbc)
Thursday 11 October, 2018, 7.30pm
Linda Farrar: Gardens and Gardeners of Pompeii

ROEHAMPTON (Howard Building Room 002, University of Roehampton)
Monday 29 October, 2018, 5.30pm
Tom Stevenson: The Forum Augustum: Re-shaping Collective Memory about Roman War 

LEEDS (Department of Classics, University of Leeds)
Friday 16 November, 2018, 5.30pm (tea/coffee at 5pm)
Dr Simon Corcoran: Cribbing and swotting, hazing and rioting: the student experience in the late Roman empire

EXETER (Exeter College, Exeter)
Wednesday 12 December, 2018, 5pm
Dr Kathryn Tempest: The Art of Faking it: The Letters of Marcus Brutus and Mithridates

GLASGOW (TalkLab, Glasgow University Library, Level 3, University of Glasgow)
Monday 14 January 2019, 7.30pm
Dr Maroula Perisanidi: Hunting Churchmen: Pleasure and Religious Authority in Byzantium

EDINBURGH (University of Edinburgh)
Wednesday 16 January, 2019, 6pm
Dr Harry Sidebottom: The Crisis of the Third Century

NORTH STAFFS (University Common Room, Keele Hall, University of Keele, ST5 5BG)
Tuesday 19 February 2019, 7.30pm
Professor Greg Woolf: Roman Slavery

SOUTHAMPTON (King Edward VI School)
March 2019, 7.30pm (Date to be confirmed)
Daisy Dunn: Life in the Words of Catullus, Rome’s Most Notorious Poet

GUILDFORD (Tormead School, Cranley Road, Guildford, GU1 2JD)
Wednesday 8 May 2019, at 8pm (Refreshments from 7.30pm)
Dr Llewelyn Morgan: Aeneas in Italy: both hero and villain?


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