The Almeida Theatre today launches the second series of Figures of Speech, its major digital film project interrogating the vitality of speech, the power of performance, and what visionary leadership sounds like. You can view it online here: https://www.speech.almeida.co.uk/ And join the online conversation here: https://twitter.com/AlmeidaTheatre/status/909712318552035328 The first instalment of series two is released today […]
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The British School at Athens invites applications for a four – day intensive course for school teachers of Greek civilisation which will explore key subjects in the new GCSE and ‘A’ level in Ancient History and Classical Civilisation syllabus through site tours and evening lectures. This course covers several key themes including: the Periklean building […]
Subject Leader in Classics Starting January 2018 An outstanding teacher of Classical Civilisation, Latin and Classical Greek to A level and Oxbridge, is required to inspire our academic and talented students and lead the Classics team. Old Palace of John Whitgift School is a selective, independent school for high achieving girls. We cater for girls […]
The Classics Department is heralding in a new public lecture series at Harrow School called the Lyon Lecture series. Professor Caroline Vout will be giving the inaugural lecture on “Seeing god in Greece and Rome”, held in the Old Speech Room Gallery, from 5.30pm on Thursday 28 September. All welcome. Lyon Lecture at Harrow […]
Tuesday 10th October Mr William Lawrence will speak on The Odyssey. This talk is aimed at KS3 pupils, also suitable for slightly older students. Venue: Guildford High School, London Road, Guildford, GU1 1SJ Time: refreshments 4.30pm, talk 5-6pm Please inform the organiser, Sheila Conway (email@example.com), if you’re planning to bring a large group of students.
Samos – a masterclass in tunnel engineering, a monumental Kouros, tantalising hints of Archaic Temple construction ……. and Spartan nits! Home to Pythagoras, Samos island has featured in many a pivotal moment in Greek history; Persian, Peloponnesian and Greek War of Independence. Its close proximity to Asia Minor doubtless contributed to it being a cultural […]
A Week in Attica without Athens Rarely do we venture to the mainland without visiting Athens. We adore Athens; but she is exhausting and we needed a rest – so a relaxing week in the Attic countryside was planned. Based at Porto Rafina with a lovely family (and a stunning Airbnb apartment, always a first […]
2017-18 Free Public Classics Lectures Professor Edith Hall on Homer, Sappho and Aesop Gresham College, London’s oldest Higher Education Institution, is delighted to announce a series by Visiting Professor in Classics Edith Hall. Few academic subjects have influenced the history of the world as much as ancient Greek history and culture, yet today few […]
MASSOLIT Classics Collection Specially developed for sixth from students, MASSOLIT Classics Collection offers 350 video lectures across 55 courses on a wide range of curriculum-relevant topics. All lectures, from ‘Aeschylus: Agamemnon’ to ‘Homer: Odyssey’ to ‘Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus’, are designed and delivered by senior academics from top universities (including Oxford and Cambridge). See the full […]