Ancient Athenian Inscriptions Event for Schools

Ancient Athenian Inscriptions Event for Schools

Classical Association Teaching Board/Classics for All/British School at Athens CPD on Ancient Athenian Inscriptions in UK Collections, 10am-4pm BST, 5th June 2021 (virtual event)  Among the most enduring habits of the ancient world was the inscription of public and private documents and accounts on stone and other hard surfaces. From ancient Athens alone there survive some 20,000 inscriptions […]

EMACT Latin Reading Competition

EMACT Latin Reading Competition

This year, due to COVID, the popular annual Latin reading competition will take place virtually. There are two big changes as a result. Firstly, you will have to enter as an individual: there will be no group entry. Secondly, you need to record yourself (voice only), as there will not be an in-person event. Note: Video recordings will not be […]

Aristotle, a Talk by Edith Hall

Aristotle, a Talk by Edith Hall

AristotleProfessor Edith HallThursday 4 March 2021, 1pm-2pm online (or watch later) https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/aristotle Plato’s most brilliant student and perhaps the most significant intellectual in world history, Aristotle of Stageira built on the doctrines he had studied at the Academy but also radically disagreed with them.  The founder of Athens’ second great university, the Lyceum, did not believe […]

What the Stoics can teach us about living through the Covid-19 crisis, with Professor A. C. Grayling

What the Stoics can teach us about living through the Covid-19 crisis, with Professor A. C. Grayling

What the Stoics can teach us about living through the Covid-19 crisis A Lawyers Group Eventwith Professor A. C. Grayling, hosted by Sir Rupert Jackson. Thursday 11 March | 18:00 GMT Stoicism was the ethical outlook of educated people in the Hellenic and Roman periods of classical antiquity for over 500 years, and remained influential among many […]

An Evening with Mary Beard

An Evening with Mary Beard

On Roman Emperors through a Nineteenth-Century lens. An exclusive evening with Mary Beard speaking on Roman Emperors through a Nineteenth-Century lens. She will be hosted by Classics for All’s Interim Chairman, Jimmy Mulville, who will put your questions to her at the end of the talk. This event is the first of our 2021 online fundraising talks hosted via Zoom Webinar. […]

KCL Classics Lectures for Sixth Formers

KCL Classics Lectures for Sixth Formers

A series of lectures for 6th Form pupils by King’s College London Academics on aspects relating to Greek Theatre. Wed, 3 March 202112:30 – 15:00 GMT About this Event 12.30-12.45pm: Welcome and Introduction (Dr James Corke-Webster) 12.45-1.30pm: ‘Aspects of the Archaeological and Social Context of Ancient Greek Theatre’ (Dr Dan Jolowizc) 1.30-1.45pm: Q&A (Dr Dan […]