Events: 2006 – 2007

23 October 2006

19:30, Department of Classics, 65 Oakfield Avenue, University of Glasgow
(joint meeting with the The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies)

Professor Edward Harris (University of Durham)

Cleon and the failure of Athenian democracy

28th October 2006

10.45 am Council Meeting in the Lorimer Room, Old College, Edinburgh

Visual and Material Culture

Lecture Theatre 175, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh

Time Speaker Title
11.30 Dr Shelley Hales
(Bristol)
Recasting Antiquity: The Pompeii Court in the Crystal Palace
2.30 Short Business Meeting
2.40 – 3.10 Dr Peter van Dommelen
(Glasgow)
Colonial Matters: exploring the material dimensions of colonial cultures
3.10 – 3.40 Dr Rebecca Sweetman
(St Andrews)
Experiencing material culture: exploring new approaches in teaching, learning and assessment

15 November 2006

19:15, Gilmorehill G12, 9 University Avenue, The University of Glasgow
(joint meeting with The Scottish Hellenic Society)

Mr Jason Crowley (University of Manchester)

The ancient automated battlefield: a somewhat irreverent look at the psychology of the classical Greek hoplite phalanx

15 January 2007

19:30, Department of Classics, 65 Oakfield Avenue, University of Glasgow
(joint meeting with the The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies)

Professor Roy Gibson (University of Manchester)

New approaches to Ovid’s Ars Amatoria (illustrated)

19 February 2007

19:30, Department of Classics, 65 Oakfield Avenue, University of Glasgow

Professor Robert Crawford (University of St Andrews)

George Buchanan: an Apollo of the North

5 March 2007

19:30, Department of Classics, 65 Oakfield Avenue, University of Glasgow

Professor P. G. Walsh (University of Glasgow)

How to read Pliny’s letters

16 April 2007

19:00 – A.G.M.
19:30 – lecture
Department of Classics, 65 Oakfield Avenue, University of Glasgow

Dr Catherine Steel (University of Glasgow)

Myth and history in Cicero’s Verrines

5th May 2007

10.45 am Council Meeting in the Swallowgate 11, Butts Wynd, St Andrews

Aspects of Greek Tragedy

School III, St Salvator’s College, St Andrews

Time Speaker Title
11.30 Dr William Allan,
(University College, Oxford)
Fifth- century Athenian Tragedy as popular art
2.30 Short Business Meeting
2.40 – 3.10 Dr Michael Lurie (Edinburgh) On Hamartia in Aristotle and Greek Tragedy, Once Again
3.10 – 3.40 Professor Alex Garvie (Glasgow) The Persae of Aeschylus – a victim of ageism?

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