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Ancient History Research Seminars 2013/14

Mondays at 5.10 pm. Research seminars last about 45 minutes, followed by questions, and are open to all staff and students. Classical Association meetings last 50 minutes, followed by questions, and are open to staff, students, members and the general public.

Autumn Semester 2013

Monday 7th October, room 4.45

Dr Richard Flower (Exeter)

You're a Tyrant, and You Know You Are: Invectives against the Emperor in the Mid-Fourth Century


Monday 21st October, room 0.36

Classical Association Lecture

Dr Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones (Edinburgh)

"Beautiful to Behold is the King": the Dress and Body of the Achaemenid Monarch


Thursday 14th November, room 5.26

Dr Nigel Pollard (Swansea)

Monuments Protection and Military Necessity at a Crossroads? The Allied Bombing of Pompeii, August-September 1943


Monday 25th November, room 0.36

Classical Association Lecture (in association with the Roman Society)

Dr Claire Holleran (Exeter)

Shopping in Ancient Rome


Monday 9th December, room 4.45

Dr Matthew Cobb (Trinity St David)

The Chronology of Roman Trade in the India Ocean


Spring Semester 2014

Monday 3rd February, room 4.45

Dr Fiona Hobden (Liverpool)

Xenophon and the pleasures of household management


Monday 17 February, room 4.45

Dr Jane Draycott (Trinity St David)

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Use of Real, False, and Artificial Hair as Votive Offerings in the Roman World


Monday 17th March, room 4.45

Prof. Ian Haynes (Newcastle)

The Transformation of Rome from Severus to Constantine: Perspectives from the Lateran Project


Monday 24 March, room 4.45

Dr Renaud Gagné (Cambridge)

Greek oracular poetry and theology


Thursday 8th May, room 0.36

Classical Association Lecture (in association with the Hellenic Society)

Prof. Edith Hall (Kings College London)

Greek minds and the sea




Research seminarsDr Guy Bradley
Cardiff and District Classical Association Dr Laurence Totelin