Podcasts

Humans and Other Beings in Our Classical Past

Director's Inaugural Lecture

18 January 2017

Humans and Other Beings in Our Classical Past

Professor Greg Woolf (ICS)


British School at Athens/ICS Autumn Lecture

25 November 2016

The Archaic necropolis in Faliron Delta

Stella Chrysoulaki (Ephor of West Attica, Piraeus and the Islands)


British School at Athens Lecture

This lecture was presented in partnership with the British School at Athens at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens

12 October 2016

Peisthetairos, Adventurer in Thrace: a New Reading of Aristophanes’ Birds

Edith Hall (KCL)


J.P. Barron Memorial Lecture

1 June 2016

What ever happened to the Barbarian?

Thomas Harrison (St Andrews)

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Global Philology, Greco-Roman Studies, and Classics in the 21st Century

17 May 2016

Global Philology, Greco-Roman Studies, and Classics in the 21st Century

Professor Gregory Crane (Tufts; Leipzig, ST Lee Fellow), Dr Imre Galambos (Cambridge), Professor Eleanor Robson (UCL), Dr Sarah Sarvant (Aga Khan University), Dr Sam van Schaik (British Library)


A.D. Trendall Lecture

10 May 2016

Italic Dionysos in 4th Century BC Apulia

Thomas Carpenter (Ohio)


T.B.L. Webster Lecture

4 May 2016

Two Reliefs and what they tell us about Athenian Comedy

Eric Csapo (Sydney)


Hercules Ovidianus in Augustan Rome: between literature and figurative repertory

Part of the Roman Art seminar series

21 March 2016

Hercules Ovidianus in Augustan Rome: between literature and figurative repertory

Isabella Colpo (Universit degli Studi di Padova)


Rome-London Lecture in association with the British School at Rome

This lecture was presented in partnership with the British School at Rome

9 March 2016

Grotte Scalina: a new monumental Etruscan tomb near Viterbo

Vincent Jolivet


Classics in Contemporary Women's Prose

Part of the Women Writing the Classics seminar series

8 December 2015

Classics in Contemporary Women's Prose

Elizabeth Cook and Salley Vickers, chaired by Efi Spentzou (RHUL)

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Classics in Contemporary Women's Drama

Part of the Women Writing the Classics seminar series

24 November 2015

Classics in Contemporary Women's Drama

Phyllis Brighouse (Liverpool), By Jove theatre company, chaired by Nick Lowe (RHUL)

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ICS Autumn Lecture in association with the British School at Athens

This lecture was presented in partnership with the British School at Athens

18 November 2015

New investigations and finds at the Mycenaean palace of Thebes (Boeotia)

Vassilis Aravantinos (Ephor Emeritus of Boeotia)


A good death?

This event was presented in collaboration with the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and was supported by the John Coffin Memorial Fund

28 October 2015

A good death?

Prof. Andrew Cooper (Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust), Dr Mary Bradbury (British Psychoanalytical Society), Prof. Michael Trapp (KCL), Prof. Eleanor Robson (UCL), chaired by Paul Jenkins, OBE (CEO of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust)


Women Translating the Classics

Part of the Women Writing the Classics seminar series

20 October 2015

Women Translating the Classics

Josephine Balmer and Clare Pollard, chaired by Lorna Hardwick (OU)

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Classics in Contemporary Women's Poetry

Part of the Women Writing the Classics seminar series

6 October 2015

Classics in Contemporary Women's Poetry

Tiffany Atkinson (UEA) and Erica McAlpine (Oxford), chaired by Maria Wyke (UCL)

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British School at Athens lecture

This lecture was presented in partnership with the British School at Athens at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens

24 September 2015

The Greek East under Rome: art and cultural interaction

Professor Roland R R Smith


MA Intercollegiate Course Fair

22 September 2015

Introductions to the Intercollegiate MA, the ICS, the Hellenic and Roman Societies and the Combined Library.

MA Intercollegiate Course Fair


An interview with Prof. Greg Woolf

Greg Woolf was interviewed for Classics Confidential


Rome-London lecture

This annual lecture series is presented in partnership with the British School at Rome.

6 May 2015

The Mausoleum of Hadrian rediscovered: a new architectural study

Paolo Vitti (Rome)


The Afterlife of Plutarch

Conference at the Warburg Institute on 23-24 May 2015

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Plutarch’s revival in late Byzantium: the case of Theodore Metochites

Dr Sophia Xenophontos (University of Cyprus)

From Francesco Barbaro to Angelo Poliziano: Plutarch’s Roman Questions in the fifteenth century

Dr Frances Muecke (University of Sydney)

John Whethamstede and Plutarch

Professor Marianne Pade (Danish Institute in Rome)

Additional Lives: Hannibal, Scipio and Epaminondas

Professor Judith Mossmann (University of Nottingham)

‘Bothe Scholemaister and Counsailour vnto the most vertuously disposed Emperoure of all Gentiles Traianus’: Plutarch, the Institutio Traiani, and the Social Dynamics of Philosophy in Renaissance England

Dr Fred Schurink (Northumbria University)

Plutarch in Scotland

Professor Ewen Bowie (University of Oxford)

Plutarco, Poussin e l’arte barocca

Dr Maddalena Sanfilippo (University of Siena)

After Exemplarity: a Map of Plutarchan Scholarship

Dr Constanze Güthenke (Princeton University)

Plutarch à la Russe: Ancient Heroism and Russian Ideology in Tolstoy’s War and Peace

Dr Alexei Zadorojnyi (University of Liverpool)

Plutarch’s Gracchi on the French, English and Irish stages, 1792-1852: From Revolution to Corn Laws and Famine

Professor Edith Hall and Dr Rosie Wyles (King's College London)

Welcomed with open arms: Plutarch and the modern Prometheus

Professor Frances Titchener (Utah State University)

Concluding Remarks

Professor Chris Pelling (University of Oxford)


The Afterlife of Ovid

Conference at the Warburg Institute on 7-8 March 2015

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Welcome

Professor John North (ICS)

Bernardo Moretti: A Newly Discovered Humanist Commentator on Ovid’s Ibis

Professor Frank Coulson (Ohio State University)

Et per omnia saecula imagine vivam: The imaged afterlife of Ovid in fifteenth and sixteenth century book illustrations

Dr Fátima Díez-Platas (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela)

Ovid's Janus and the Start of the Year in Renaissance Fasti Sacri

Professor John Miller (University of Virginia)

Milton as Reader of Ovid's Metamorphoses

Professor Philip Hardie (University of Cambridge)

The transformation of Ovid in Cowley's herb garden: Books 1 and 2 of the Plantarum Libri Sex (1668)

Dr Victoria Moul (King's College London)

Translatio Studii, Translatio Ovidii

Professor Maggie Kilgour (McGill University)

The Io in Correggio: Ovid and the Metamorphosis of a Renaissance Painter

Professor Hérica Valladares (John Hopkins University)