Tues 13th November 2012, room S261, Senate House, south block, 5pm.
Dr. Andrew Shapland (British Museum)
‘Jumping to conclusions. Bull- leaping in Minoan Crete’.
A drinks reception will follow the lecture.
Tuesday 19th March 2013, room S261, Senate House, south block, 5pm
Panel discussion on ‘Greek Tragedy in the Modern World’.
Participants: Dr. Pantelis Michelakis (University of Bristol), Dr. Fiona MacIntosh (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama, Oxford), Dr Rosa Andújar (UCL) and Prof. Miriam Leonard (UCL). A drinks reception will follow the discussion.
Wednesday 5th June 2013, room 349, Senate House, 6pm
Prof. Roderick Beaton ‘Byron’s Greece’. Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, KCL.
Saturday 15th June 2013, Woburn room, Senate House, 2pm.
Robin Lane Fox ‘Alexander and the Gods -and the Early Successors’. Lecture followed by Hellenic Society AGM
The following events have been arranged in collaboration with local branches of the Classical Association and other groups.
Reading Classical Association, Tuesday, 16th October 2012
Dr Amanda Wrigley (Westminster University) ‘Popular Classics: Greek Drama on BBC Radio and Television, 1920s – 1990’.
Room 44, Classics Dept, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading.
Leeds Classical Association, Friday 2nd November 2012
Dr Felix Budelmann (Magdalene College Oxford) ‘Greek Lyric’.
Classics department , University of Leeds, 5.30 pm.
Manchester Classical Association, Wednesday 7th November 2012
Dr. Peter Thonemann, ‘Phrygia: An Anarchist History’, Samuel Alexander Building (Room LG12) at the University of Manchester.
Sheffield Classical Association, Wednesday 7th November 2012
Professor Helen King, ‘Women and medicine in ancient Greece: Patients and practitioners’
Humanities Research Institute, The University of Sheffield, 34 Gell Street, 5.30pm.
Classical Association of Scotland Glasgow & West Centre, Monday 12th November 2012
Professor Malcolm Heath (University of Leeds), ‘Aristotle’s chimpanzees’.
The Murray Room, 65 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow, 7:30 p.m.
North Staffs Classical Association, Thursday 15th November 2012
John Davie (University of Oxford), ‘Shakespeare and the Classics’
SCR, Keele Hall, University of Keele, 7.30 pm.
Dorothy Buchan Memorial Lecture in association with the University of Leicester
Tuesday 20th November 2012
Bettany Hughes, ’The Warrior Women of Ancient Sparta’, Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building, University of Leicester, 5.30pm
Bangor & North Wales Classical Association, Thursday 7th February 2013
Dr. Matthew Fitzjohn (University of Liverpool) ‘Six feet under: burial in Ancient Greece.’ Council Chamber, Old Arts Building, Bangor University, 5pm.
Cardiff Classical Association, Monday 4th March 2013
Prof. Vivian Nutton (UCL ) ‘New discoveries in ancient pharmacology’
Room 0.36, Humanities Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff CF10 3EU, 5.10pm
Aberdeen Classical Association Wednesday 27th March 2013
Professor Richard Clogg (St Anthony’s College, Oxford), ‘Defining the Diaspora: the case of the Greeks.’
South-West Classical Association, Thursday 2nd May 2013
Dr Lisa Kallet ‘The Origins of the Athenian Economic Arche.’
Lecture Theatre 1, Queen’s Building, University of Exeter, 5pm.
Southampton Classical Association Wednesday 12th June 2013
Dr Oliver Thomas (Jesus College, Cambridge) ’Music in Euripides’ Medea’.
Richard Taunton’s College, Southampton, 7.30 pm.