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Michael Scott, whose BBC documentary series 'Invisible Cities' delved beneath Naples, Rome and Athens - amongst other cities - talks about his experiences at Herculaneum and examines what else may yet be uncovered. In 79CE, the seaside town of Hercu...
Professor Rita Volpe, Roma Tre University On January 14 1506 the statue group of the Laocoon was discovered in a vineyard on the Esquiline Hill in Rome. It was almost intact and recognized at once as the same work of art which Pliny the Elder consid...
Speaker: Anthony Corbeill, University of Virginia In 56 BCE Cicero, orator and statesman, was enjoying his first Roman spring since returning from exile. April brought terrestrial rumblings north of Rome. The senate chose to investigate, enlisting E...
Institute of Classical Studies ICS/British School at Athens Lecture: Pella. The Great Capital of the Macedonian Kingdom Dr Elisavet Bettina Tsigarida (Director of the Ephorate of Antiquities of the County of Pella) Sixty years of continuous a...
Why do we need Monsters?

Why do we need Monsters?

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Why do we need Monsters? Today we worry about chimaeras - organisms created by combining genes from more than one species - and science fiction writers imagine bizarre aliens on other planets, just as nineteenth-century novelists placed them in the...
Institute of Classical Studies Classist Foremothers and Why They Matter Professor Edith Hall (King's College London) J P Barron Memorial Lecture
Institute of Classical Studies Classist Foremothers and Why They Matter Professor Edith Hall (King's College London) J P Barron Memorial Lecture
Institute of Classical Studies Tiryns: from the rise of its palace to the post-palatial resurgence Professor Joseph Maran (University of Heidelberg) Michael Ventris Memorial Lecture
Institute of Classical Studies Early History and Landscapes of Rome seen from the Palatine Paolo Carafa (La Sapienza, Rome) Since 1985 we have been investigating the northern slopes of the Palatine, aiming to recover its physical lay-out, and...
School of Advanced Study Humans and Other Beings in Our Classical Past Professor Greg Woolf (Director of the Institute of Classical Studies) Professor Greg Woolf's research focuses on the history and archaeology of the ancient world at the ve...
Institute of Classical Studies The Archaic necropolis in Faliron Delta Dr Stella Chrysoulaki The rescue excavations at Faliron are carried out by the Ephorate of West Attica, Piraeus and the Islands since 2012 at the area, where the Stavros Ni...
Institute of Classical Studies ICS J.P. Barron Memorial Lecture What ever happened to the barbarian? Thomas Harrison (University of St Andrews) John Penrose Barron Memorial Lecture
Institute of Classical Studies Global Philology, Greco-Roman Studies, and Classics in the 21st Century Professor Gregory Crane (Tufts; Leipzig) ST Lee Fellow in round table discussion with Dr Imre Galambos (Cambridge), Professor Eleanor Robson...
Institute of Classical Studies A.D.Trendall Lecture Italic Dionysos in 4th Century BC Apulia Thomas Carpenter (Ohio)
Institute of Classical Studies A.D.Trendall Lecture Italic Dionysos in 4th Century BC Apulia Thomas Carpenter (Ohio)
Institute of Classical Studies T.B.L Webster Lecture Two Reliefs and what they tell us about Athenian Comedy Eric Csapo (Sydney)
Institute of Classical Studies Hercules Ovidianus in Augustan Rome: between literature and figurative repertory Isabella Colpo (Universit degli Studi di Padova) London Roman Art seminar
Institute of Classical Studies Women Writing the Classics Rome-London Lecture Grotte Scalina: a new monumental Etruscan tomb near Viterbo Vincent Jolivet Rediscovered at the end of the XXth century, and systematically excavated since 2...
Institute of Classical Studies Women Writing the Classics Seminar Classics in Contemporary Women's Prose Elizabeth Cook Salley Vickers
Institute of Classical Studies Women Writing the Classics Classics in Contemporary Drama Chair: Nick Lowe (RHUL) Phyllis Brighouse (Liverpool) By Jove theatre company
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