Public Lectures 2018-19

 

Manchester and District Branch of
the Classical Association
Programme for 2018-19

 

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 17th October 2018
Room A101, Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester
Dr Emma Cole
University of Bristol
Greek Tragedy and the Australian psyche
This talk will be jointly hosted with the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies.

Wednesday 14th November 2018
GM LT6, Manchester Metropolitan University
Dr Emma-Jayne Graham
The Open University
Mother’s Touch? Making Sense of the Swaddled Infant Votives of Roman Italy

Wednesday 5th December 2018
Room A7, Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester
Dr Katherine Harloe
University of Reading
A Useless, Pedantic, Ambiguous Rhapsodist? Johann Joachim
Winckelmann’s Reception in Great Britain

Wednesday 30th January 2019
The Fourth Annual Whitehead Lecture
GM LT2, Manchester Metropolitan University
Prof Helen King
The Open University
Does the Evidence Really Say That? Doing Ancient History in the Internet Age

Wednesday 13th February 2019
Room A7, Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester
Dr Fiona Hobden
University of Liverpool
Growing Old (Dis)Gracefully? Old Age and the Symposion

Wednesday 6th March 2019
GM LT6, Manchester Metropolitan University
Dr Regine May
University of Leeds
Love Hurts: Ancient Erotic Magic on Cupid and Psyche Gemstones

Wednesday 3rd April 2019
GM LT6, Manchester Metropolitan University
Dr Lucy Grig
University of Edinburgh
Towards a History of Popular Culture in Ancient Rome
This talk will be jointly hosted with the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies.