paul-cartledgeAutumn Lecture    Wednesday 19th October 2016, 7.15pm

Professor Paul Cartledge, 'Ten Things you Ought to know about Democracy in Ancient Greece', Great Hall, The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS.

An Evening at Senate House, Tuesday, 7th February 2017

The Bloomberg tablets and an update on fundraising plans for the Hellenic and Roman Library, Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House.
6pm     Professor Robert Fowler (President, Hellenic Society), Introduction & Announcement of fundraising plans for the Library
timeline3-writingtablets005The Bloomberg Tablets
Chair: Professor Catharine Edwards (President, Roman Society)
6.10pm     Dr John Pearce (King’s College London)
'Dealing with neighbours in Londinium: the context of the Bloomberg writing tablets'
6.40pm     Dr Roger Tomlin (Wolfson College, Oxford)
'Reading the Tablets'
7.15pm     Reception in the Library

08/03/16 Atheism in the ancient world - CambridgeSpring Lecture  2017  Thursday 23rd February 2017, 7.15pm

Professor Tim Whitmarsh, 'The Bastards of Cynosarges and the Invention of Virtue', Great Hall, The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS.

fowlerSPHS Lecture & AGM  Saturday 10th June 2017, 2.00pm

Professor Robert Fowler, SPHS Presidential Lecture 'Mythical Variations', Woburn Suite (G22/26), South Block, Senate House London WC1E 7HU.


Sculpture Day Wednesday 28th June 2017

In association with the Roman Society . The Beverage Hall, Senate House, 10.30am-6.30pm. Admission is free, and includes a sandwich lunch and tea in the afternoon (Programme).

Tickets for attendance must be obtained in advance by online registration. The Societies are very grateful to Mr Christian Levett for his generous support.


The following events have been arranged in collaboration with local branches of the Classical Association and other groups. SPHS Lecture Panel

Classical Association Hull and District Branch, 6th October 2016, 7.30pm

Dr Clemence Schultze (University of Durham), 'Myths made new: Classical figures from antiquity to the Renaissance and beyond', Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull.

Dorothy Buchan Lecture, University of Leicester, 15 November 2016, 5.30pm

Dr Jane Masséglia (University of Leicester), 'Falling with Style: How to Fight and Die like a Greek Woman’, University of Leicester (Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 3).

Classical Association Gloucestershire, 24th November 2016, 7.30pm

Dr Nick Lowe (Royal Holloway), ‘What makes a Greek tragedy?’, Dean Close School, Cheltenham.

Scottish-Hellenic Society of St Andrews, 24 January 2017, 5.15pm

Professor Roderick Beaton (KCL) ‘Greek identity before the 1821 revolution’ Swallowgate 11 (S11), School of Classics.

Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society, 16 February 2017, 7.30pm

Dr Peter Jones (Classics for All, University of Newcastle upon Tyne) 'Greek Medical Language and Practice: from Diabetes to Haemorrhoids', Regent Lecture Theatre, University of Aberdeen.

The Queen's University of Belfast, 24th February 2017, 1.00pm

Dr Pantelis Michelakis (University of Bristol) 'Narratives of Contagion from Homer to Thucydides', Elmwood Hall (University Road).

Classical Association Scotland, Edinburgh & Southeast, 1 March 2017, 6.00pm

Professor David Scourfield (Maynooth University), 'Annexing Arcadia: Classical Space in the Short Fiction of E. M. Forster', Meadows Lecture Theatre (University of Edinburgh, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, EH8 9AG).

Classical Association Southampton, 8th March 2017

Professor Paul Cartledge (University of Cambridge), 'Sparta: How Odd - Really?'

Classical Association Scotland, Glasgow & West Centre, Monday 20 March 2017, 7.30pm

Professor Lynette Mitchell (University of Exeter), 'Kingship, law and democracy', Classics building, 65 Oakfield Avenue, University of Glasgow.

North Staffs Classical Association, 6th April 2017, 7.30pm

Dr Paul Millett (University of Cambridge), 'Winston Churchill and the Classics',  Senior Common Room, Keele Hall, Keele University, Staffs, ST5 5BG.

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