Events

Homer Today

Wednesday 16 October, 6-9pm
Macmillan Hall, Senate House

Interested in hearing about all the latest developments in research and interpretations of the Iliad and Odyssey? Martha Kearney will chair a panel of experts as they discuss their most recent findings and the current trends in reading Homer. A reception in the Hellenic and Roman Library will follow.

  • Nicoletta Momigliano (Bristol University) will explore the historical links to the Bronze Age and the excavations at Troy
  • Edith Hall (King's College London) will look at issues in Homeric interpretation and modern receptions
  • A.E. Stallings (poet and translator) will consider these ancient epics from the perspective of a modern poet
  • Martha Kearney will chair the panel. She read Classics at Oxford before becoming a journalist and BBC broadcaster. She currently presents BBC Radio 4's Today Programme.

This event is held in aid of HARL and Classics for All

A door prize of £100 will be offered by Cambridge University Press, and we are grateful to Bloomsbury (Academic) for their sponsorship.

Download a booking form here, or book online here.