Programme of Events 2017-18

 

 

Manchester and District Branch of
the Classical Association
Programme for 2017-18

 

 

All meetings start at 5.30pm unless otherwise indicated.
Refreshments are served after each meeting, and everyone is welcome to join the speaker for dinner.

Further information for each talk can be found in the Calendar.

Wednesday 18th October 2017
Room A7, Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester
Jenny Bryan
University of Manchester
Knowledge and Wonder – Empedocles on understanding the world

Wednesday 8th November 2017
Room A7, Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester
Regine May
University of Leeds
Ancient Love Magic

Wednesday 29th November 2017
The Third Annual Whitehead Lecture
Lecture Theatre B, Roscoe Building, University of Manchester
Michael Wood
University of Manchester
In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great: Further Reflections on an Epic Journey

Wednesday 21st February 2018
Joint meeting with the Man Met History Research Centre Public Lecture Series
Lecture Theatre 3, Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University
Jennifer Ingleheart
University of Durham
A Shropshire Lad in Ancient Rome: A. E. Housman and ancient ‘homosexuality’

Wednesday 11th April 2018
Room A7, Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester
Shushma Malik
University of Roehampton
1933: the year Nero came to Manchester

Wednesday 2nd or 9th May 2018 (tbc)
Cervantes Institute, 326-330 Deansgate
Graham Barrett
University of Lincoln
The End of Roman Spain