A Good Death?

Wednesday 23 September 2015
Booking is now open for 'A good death?'. A good death? 28 October 2015, 18:00 - 19:30: Beveridge Hall, Senate House

Women writing the Classics

Tuesday 8 September 2015
A series of seminars will be held at the ICS during the autumn on the theme of 'Women writing the Classics'. The series starts with Caroline Lawrence and Gail Strickland talking about Children's Fiction, chaired by Frances Foster. Further details of the series are available here .

British School at Athens lecture podcast available

Tuesday 8 September 2015
A podcast is now available for the lecture on 'The Greek East under Rome: art and cultural interaction' given by Roland R R Smith, Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford on 24 September at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens. The lecture is jointly sponsored by the British School at Athens and the Institute of Classical Studies. Podcast

Greg Woolf interviewed for Classics Confidential

Thursday 20 August 2015
Classics Confidential sent Anastasia Bakogianni to interview Professor Greg Woolf  about his job as the Director of the Institute of Classical Studies. The interview can be watched at

Newly Published BICS 58.1 June 2015

Friday 3 July 2015
We are pleased to announce the publication of our latest BICS journal, 58.1. BICS-58-1 published June 2015 This BICS  contains Richard Janko      From Gabii and Gordion to Eretria and Methone: the rise of the Greek alphabet Fernando Echeverría     Heroic fiction, combat scenes, and the scholarly reconstruction of Archaic Greek warfare Victoria Wohl      How to recognize a hero in Euripides’ Electra Nancy Worman     Exquisite corpses and other bodies in the Electra plays

Barron Memorial Lecture 3 June 2015

Wednesday 27 May 2015
John Penrose Barron Memorial Lecture Wednesday 3 June 2015 Senate House Room G22/26 at 5 pm Lin Foxhall (Leicester) Webs of knowledge: untangling the practices of textile production in ancient Greece

Annual Byzantine Colloquium postponed

Tuesday 12 May 2015
We regret to announce that the Annual Byzantine Colloquium -- Arcadia: Real and Ideal -- due to take place on 8-9 June 2015 at the Institute of Classical Studies has had to be postponed, owing to circumstances beyond our control. We very much hope to reschedule this event at a future date. Meanwhile we apologize for any inconvenience caused.

BICS Supplements online

Monday 30 March 2015
Most of the supplements to the Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies published up until 2012 are now available online to BICS subscribers.

Visiting Fellows

Monday 30 March 2015
The Institute is pleased to welcome new and forthcoming visits by a number of Visiting Fellows. For details of their visits please visit our new Visiting Fellows page.

UK Doctoral Theses In Progress

Tuesday 20 January 2015
We are pleased to announce the publication on the website of a database of UK Doctoral Theses at . The database is designed to provide up-to-date information on current doctoral research in the field of Classics, as broadly defined. As it is added to and updated on an annual basis, it will also act as a permanent record of completed UK theses. The database may be searched by keyword, area of study, department, University or date. A complete list of all theses may also be viewed.