Friday, 17 June 2016

Logging in to your library account

If you are having trouble logging in to your account to renew your library books, it may be because you are using an old link to the catalogue page.

Please update any bookmarks you have saved to the catalogue page to the correct address:

http://catalogue.libraries.london.ac.uk/search~S7

The link to the log in page is:

http://catalogue.libraries.london.ac.uk/patroninfo

http://catalogue.libraries.london.ac.uk/search~S7
 

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Change to payments for the library

http://www.clipartpanda.com/categories/payments-clip-art

All payments to the Joint Library (e.g. for postal loans and scanning requests) should now be made out to:

The Hellenic and Roman Library

(not Roman Society - Joint Library, as previously).
Thank you!

Monday, 13 June 2016

ICS events & library opening hours - summer 2016

Summer Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 6.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am - 4.30pm
N.B. The library is not open on Saturdays in August

Library Summer Closure:
The Library will be closed for 2 weeks from Monday 22nd August, and re-open on Monday 5th September.

Friday 17th June
16:30 Digital Classicist Seminar
From the ground to the cloud: digital edition of freshly excavated cuneiform tablets on Oracc
Eleanor Robson (University College London)
Room 234 - Senate House

Digital Classicist seminars will be screencast on YouTube. You can also follow and discuss the seminars on Twitter using the hashtag #DigiClass.
Abstracts available here.

Monday 20th June
16:30 ICS Seminar - Rescheduled Ancient History Seminar
Religion and Identity in the Black Sea Region: Jewish Communities of the Bosporan Kingdom
Irina Levinskaya (St. Petersburg)
The Senate Room - Senate House

Saturday 25th June
Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in Ancient Philosophy (AMPAPhil)
Keynote speakers: Prof. Anne Sheppard (RHUL) and Prof. John Dillon (Trinity College Dublin)
Rooms 349, 243, 246 - Senate House

July
Digital Classicist seminars continue:
http://www.digitalclassicist.org/wip/wip2016.html


Thursday 1st - Friday 2nd September
ICS Conference
Law and Writing Habit in the Ancient World
G22/26 - Senate House

If the ICS Events page is unavailable, please see the SAS Events brochure (pdf) or here for ICS events listings.

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Library system downtime on 8th June


Please note that on Wednesday 8th June the library’s circulation system and online catalogue will be unavailable due to system upgrades. 

This means that books will have to be issued manually. Any books returned will be kept aside and checked in the following morning.

While the catalogue is offline, you can search using COPAC.


We are sorry for any inconvenience this will cause and thank you for your patience.

(This will also affect Senate House Library and other SAS libraries.)
 
 

Monday, 6 June 2016

ICS & other events 6th-11th June 2016

Tuesday 7th - Wednesday 8th June
ICS Conference: Gendering Roman Imperialism
Keynote Speakers: Emily Hemelrijk (Amsterdam) and Alison Keith (Toronto)
Commentators: Rebecca Flemming (Cambridge) and Jonathan Prag (Oxford)
Room 349 - Senate House

Tuesday 7th June
18:00 ICS and Friends of the British School at Athens
Historians Against Rome
Professor Timothy Whitmarsh (Cambridge)
G22/26 - Senate House

Please note that on Wednesday 8th June the library circulation system and online catalogue will be unavailable: see details

Wednesday 8th - Friday 10th June
Conference at KCL
The Art of Hegel's 'Aesthetics': Hegelian Philosophy and the Perspectives of Art History
Registration

Thursday 9th June
16:30 ICS Ancient History Seminar
The encounter between Chandragupta and Seleucus: British and Indian interpretations during the nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries
Sushma Jansari (UCL)
Room 349 - Senate House

Friday 10th June
16:30 Digital Classicist Seminar
Of People, Places and References: Extracting information from Classics publications
Room 234 - Senate House
Matteo Romanello (Lausanne and DAI)
18:00 Launch event for Digital Classics Outside the Echo-Chamber
2nd floor foyer.

Saturday 11th June
Hellenic Society Lecture & AGM
14:00 Lecture
'Master of those who know: a Celebration of Aristotle's 2400th birthday'
Edith Hall
16:00 Hellenic Society AGM
G22/26 - Senate House
AGM notice

If the ICS Events page is unavailable, please see the SAS Events brochure (pdf) or here for ICS events listings.

Digital Classicist Seminar Series and Book Launch

Fridays at 16:30
Senate House - Room 243

June 3 Gregory Crane (Leipzig and Tufts)
Philological Education and Citizenship in the 21st Century

June 10 Matteo Romanello (Lausanne and DAI)
Of People, Places and References: Extracting information from Classics publications

18:00 Launch event for Digital Classics Outside the Echo-Chamber
2nd floor foyer.

June 17 Eleanor Robson (University College London)
From the ground to the cloud: digital edition of freshly excavated cuneiform tablets on Oracc

June 24 Stuart Dunn (King’s College London)
Reading text with GIS: Different digital lenses for Ancient World Geography

July 1 Valeria Vitale (King’s College London)
The use and abuse of 3D visualisation in the study of the Ancient World

July 8 Chiara Palladino (Leipzig and Bari)
Annotating geospatial patterns in ancient texts: problems and strategies

July 15 No seminar

July 22 Stelios Chronopoulos (Freiburg)
New Life into Old Courses? Using Digital Tools in Reading and Prose Composition Classes

July 29 Silke Vanbeselaere (KU Leuven)
Exploring ancient sources with data visualisation

Abstracts available here.

Seminars will be screencast on YouTube. You can also follow and discuss the seminars on Twitter using the hashtag #DigiClass.

Monday, 23 May 2016

ICS events 23rd-28th May 2016

Monday 23rd May
17:30 Roman Art Seminar
Wild beasts in context: the great mosaic from the Vicus Augustanus at Castelporziano
Amanda Claridge (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Room 243 - Senate House

Tuesday 24th May
17:00 ICS Classical Archaeology Seminar
Iconology of an Animal Combat: On the Lion Attacking a Horse in the Musei Capitolini
Claire Lyons (Getty Villa)
Room 349 - Senate House

Wednesday 25th May
13:00 ICS Director's Seminar
Ethnography and Empire: The Tower of Babel narrative in Philo 'De Confusione Linguarum', Origen 'Contra Celsum' and Julian 'Contra Galilaeos'
John Hilton (KwaZulu-Natal)
Room 246 - Senate House

18:00 Hellenic Society Summer Lecture
'Dionysus and India: Lucian to Gandhara'
Phiroze Vasunia (UCL)
Room 349 - Senate House

Thursday 26th May
16:30 ICS Ancient History Seminar
China and the Hellenistic world in the 3rd century BC - an archaeological assessment
Lukas Nickel (SOAS)
Room 349 - Senate House

Friday 27th May
16:30 ICS Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar
An interdisciplinary experiment: Pindar and Parmenides: poetics of competition and ontological enquiry
Chiara Ciampa (KCL)
Room 246 - Senate House

Please note that the Library will be closed this Bank Holiday weekend:
Saturday 28th May & Monday 30th May


If the ICS Events page is unavailable, please see the SAS Events brochure (pdf) or here for ICS events listings.