On Tuesday 10 Jan, Bablake School are delighted to invite you and your students to a talk by Professor Stephen Harrison entitled “Rome and Hollywood”. Professor Harrison is Professor of Latin Literature at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Professor Harrison will discuss why films about Rome have been so consistently popular in Hollywood, looking at four […]
Dr Hafed Walda from University College, London will be giving a talk on the Cultural Heritage of Libya in London at our Christmas event on Thursday 15 December 2011 at 6.30pm. Everyone, students and teachers are very welcome! Click here for a brochure.
John Hazel and Sarah Harrison remind everyone of this academic year’s London Classical Reading Competition, which will take place on 7th March 2012 at Queen’s College. All those interested should contact John at email@example.com for more information and a letter.
The St. John’s College Classics and Ancient History Essay Competition will be running for the second time during the academic year 2011/12. The competition is open to all students currently studying in Year 12 anywhere in the UK, and is designed to give students of any subject the opportunity to write an essay on the […]
Continuing the tradition set by Stephen Jenkin when he was HoD at Francis Holland School, we are holding a day devoted to the AS level Latin set texts on Friday, 3rd February 2012. Matthew Leigh and Llewelyn Morgan from Oxford University, who did such a splendid job last year on the ‘old’ texts, have kindly […]
This competition is for Lower Sixth Form students and is aimed at anyone with interests in the Humanities. It is based on six objects from the College’s small antiquities museum. Named after a Girton student, the Lawrence Room contains Anglo-Saxon finds from the College grounds, Egyptian material including the rare portrait mummy ‘Hermione’, and Mediterranean […]
Thursday, November 10th, 2p.m.-4p.m. Big School (Old Building), Royal Grammar School, Guildford Professor Stephen Harrison (Corpus Christi College, Oxford) will speak on: ‘History, Politics and Vergil’s Aeneid’ Dr Caroline Vout (Christ’s College, Cambridge) will speak on: ‘Contexts for Greek Sculpture’ Both lectures should be of very direct relevance to OCR and AQA modules. Cost £3 […]
November 8th, Cranleigh School GU6 8QQ, 6.15p.m. (Lecture Theatre, Emms Centre) Professor Richard Stoneman (Exeter University) will speak on the transmission of the life of Alexander the Great with a focus on how Alexander has been regarded in different historical periods. While this lecture will not have a direct bearing on the AQA A2 Alexander […]