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‘Texts and Topics’ Conference for A Level Classics

31 March - 1 April

The Birmingham and West Midlands Classics Network is delighted to announce that the Texts and Topics Conference for 2020 is now open for registration.

Join us on Wednesday 1st April at the University of Birmingham to revise AS/A Level topics in Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, and Latin.

The conference is free for students from state schools.

The fee for students from independent schools is £10, payable on the day. 

Please note that students will need to bring their own packed lunch.

To register, please contact Polly Stoker at p.stoker@bham.ac.uk


9.30-9.45 Arrival and Registration

9.45-10 Welcome

Session 1 10.00-10.45
A Level AH: Ruling Roman Britain, AD 43-128
A Level CC: Love and Relationships
A Level Latin/CC/AH: Politics of the Late Republic

10.45-11 Break

Session 2 11-11.45
A Level AH:  The end of the Peloponnesian War and its aftermath 419-404 BC
A Level CC: Greek Theatre
A Level Latin: Cicero, Philippic 2

Session 3 11.45-12.30
A Level AH: The Julio-Claudian Emperors, 31 BC-AD 68 e.g., Augustus 31 BC-AD 14
A Level CC: The Iliad
A Level Latin: Virgil, Aeneid, Book XI

12.30-1.15 Lunch

Session 4 1.15-2.00
A Level AH: Greece and Persia
A Level CC: The Aeneid
A Level Latin: Tacitus, Histories 1

2-2.30 Classics and Ancient History at University


31 March
1 April
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University of Birmingham
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