Hellenic Society

Thursday 9th May, 7pm, The Hellenic Centre

Dr Jane Rempel (Sheffield): Sinop Kale Excavations: Investigations of an early Greek settlement on the Turkish Black Sea coast.

Roman Society

Saturday 1 June, Woburn Suite (G22/26), Senate House

2pm: AGM

Roman Dictators and Dictatorship

2.30   Professor Tim Cornell: Roman dictators and modern politics
3.00   Professor Catherine Steel: Sulla’s dictatorship: revival or recreation?
3.45   Tea
4.15   Professor Federico Santangelo: From Paris to Turi: constructions of Caesarisms
4.45   Professor Maria Wyke: Roman Dictatorship in Britain: Shaw’s Caesar and Cleopatra on stage and screen
5.30   Reception

Roman Society & the British School at Rome

Tuesday 4 June, 6pm, Woburn Suite (G22/26), Senate House

Professor Ian Haynes and Dr Thea Ravasi: Enriching the soldiers, scorning the rest?  New evidence for the impact of Septimius Severus' restoration of Rome.

Generously supported by a member of the Roman Society and the British School at Rome

Hellenic Society

Saturday 8 June, The Woburn Suite (G22-26), Senate House

2.00pm An illustrated lecture by Professor Catherine Morgan (All Souls College, Oxford)
4.00pm Annual General Meeting

Hellenic & Roman Society

Wednesday 3 July, Beveridge Hall, Senate House

Saving Ancient Treasures for the World

Speakers will include Dr Roger Bland (Keeper of the Department of Portable Antiquities and Treasure, British Museum, 2005-2013 ), Professor Eleanor Robson (Professor of Ancient Middle Eastern History, UCL), Dr Maamoun Abdulkarim (Director General for Antiquities and Museums of Syria, 2012-2017), Dr John Curtis (CEO Iran Heritage Foundation), and Colonel Matthew Bogdanos (Chief, Antiquities Trafficking Unit, NY District Attorney’s Office).  More details and arrangements for booking will be available later in the year.

A day conference, generously supported by Mr Christian Levett.

FIEC - Classical Association Conference

Thursday 4 - Monday 8 July, Institute of Education & Senate House

For all the details of this major international conference, see the dedicated website:


Wednesday 16 October, 6-8pm, Macmillan Hall, Senate House

Homer Today

A panel discussion chaired by Martha Kearney. Panellists include Edith Hall and Nicoletta Momigliano.

Followed by reception in the Library. Booking information will be available later in the year.

Roman Society

Tuesday 12 November, 5.30pm, Room 349, Senate House

Book Launch of Peter Wiseman's The House of Augustus

with Peter Wiseman, Mary Beard, Henry Hurst and  Amy Russell
A wine reception will follow and copies of the book will be available to buy.
Generously sponsored by Princeton University Press

Institute of Classical Studies

A list of the ICS seminars & events is available here.