Friday, 12 February 2016

ICS Events this week: 15th-20th February 2016

15th-17th February
10:00 - 18:45 10th London Ancient Science Conference
See conference programme here
Senate House - Room G37

Monday 15th February
16:30 ICS Ancient Philosophy Seminar
Lucretius' Reception of Plato's Metaphors for the Body and Soul
Matthew Johncock (Wellington College)
Senate House - Room 243 

Wednesday 17th February
15:30 ICS Mycenaean Series
Digital Nestor: Aegean scripts in the 21st century
Dimitri Nakassis (Toronto)
Senate House - Room G22/26 

Friday 19th February
16:30 ICS Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar
Denouncement, slander, imperial harangue and the decline of oratory in Roman Empire: Power, rhetoric and oratory in the work of Tacitus
Juan Carlos Barrasús (Madrid)
Senate House - Room 243 

Saturday 20th February
10:00 - 17:30 ICS Workshop
Cognitive approaches to classical literature
(booking is now closed for this event)
Senate House - Room G35

If the ICS Events page is unavailable, please see the SAS Events brochure (pdf).

Saturday, 6 February 2016

ICS and other Events this week: 8th-13th Feburary 2016

Monday 8 February
17:00 ICS Ancient Literature Seminar
The Most Democratic play of All Time? Revisiting Aristophanes' Knights
Edith Hall (KCL)

17:30 Roman Art Seminar
Ephebic iconography in Late Roman Art. The case of Endymion and Jonah
Nicoletta Bonansea (Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome)

Tuesday 9 February
17:00 ICS Classical Archaeology Seminar
Pots, Past, Present, and Future: Translating the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum
Lucy Shipley (Southampton)

Thursday 11 February
13:00 Rome in Bloomsbury Seminar
(28 Russell Square, 2.02)
The Floating Rocks of Tyre: Local Identity and Civic Coins
Olivia Webster (Nottingham)

16:30 ICS Ancient History Seminar
The Foundation of Olbia Pontica. New Evidence on the Greek Colonisation of the North-Western Black Sea Littoral
Alla Buyskikh (Kiev)

Friday 12 February
16:30 ICS Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar
Exploring phasma: A cultural and semiotic analysis of one aspect of the uncanny in ancient Greece
Flaminia Beneventano della Corte (Siena)

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Rome in Bloomsbury Seminar Series

Monday, 1 February 2016

ICS Events this week: 1st-6th February 2016

Monday 1 February
16:30 ICS Ancient Philosophy Seminar
Temporality and Genre in Early Greek Literature
Barbara Sattler (St Andrews)

17:00 ICS Ancient Literature Seminar
The Economic Strategies of Plautus
Matthew Fox (Glasgow)

Wednesday 3 February 
17:30 Roman Society- M.V. Taylor Lecture
Scaevola, politics and ideology on the eve of the Social War: sixty years after Badian
Professor Jean-Louis Ferrary
Woburn Suite, Senate House

Thursday 4 February
16:00 ICS Ancient History Seminar
From the City's Second Foundation to the Creation of the West-Pontic Koinon: the Gerousia of Istros Revisited
Valentin Bottez (Bucharest)
NB 16:00 start time, rather than usual 16:30 

Friday 5 February
14:30 ICS Early Career Seminar
The late success of early Hellenism: some observations based on the pottery from Priene
Lars Heinze

16:30 ICS Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar
"They dig up from the bowels of the earth hoards buried in time of war" (Sil. Ital., Punica II.606-607): Storage pits in NE Iberia, from hilltop oppida to the Roman domination (ca. 225 BC to AD 50)
Mateo González-Vázquez (Barcelona)

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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Saturday, 23 January 2016

ICS and other events this week: 25-30th January 2016

Monday 25 January
17:00 ICS Ancient Literature Seminar
Oratorical Fragments and the History of Roman Republican oratory
Catherine Steel (Glasgow)

17:30 Roman Art Seminar
Roman votive plaques and the Ashwell Treasure
Ralph Jackson (BM)

Tuesday 26 January
18:00 ICS and Friends of the British School at Athens
FBSA Lecture: Colonel Leake and Independent Greece
Prof. Malcolm Wagstaff
The chair will be taken by Prof. Peter Warren

Thursday 28 January
13:00 Rome in Bloomsbury Seminar
Endangered Archaeology: The Past, Present and Future of the Middle East
Emma Cunliffe, Oxford

16:30 ICS Ancient History Seminar
External Relations of the Pontic Greek Cities in the Hellenistic and Roman Times
Victor Cojacaru (Iaşi)

Friday 29 January
16:30 ICS Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar
Roman perspectives on poverty in later life
Sam Fernes (Manchester)

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Monday, 18 January 2016

ICS Events this week: 18th-23rd January 2016

Monday 18 January
16:30 ICS Ancient Philosophy Seminar
Neoplatonists on Platonic Drama: the pedagogical function of mimēsis and enargia
R.M. van den Berg (Leiden)

17:00 ICS Ancient Literature Seminar
The Politics of Athenian Tragedy
Richard Seaford (Exeter)

Tuesday 19 January
17:30 Accordia Lecture
Hungry humans eating thirsty elephants: human proboscidean interactions in the Italian Lower Palaeolithic
Giovanni Boschian (University of Pisa)

Wednesday 20 January
15:30 ICS Mycenaean Series
Making p(a)laces, marking differences. Exploring the 'prepalatial' origins of the Minoan palaces
Peter Tomkins (Sheffield and Leuven)

Thursday 21 January
16:30 ICS Ancient History Seminar
Herodotus and Archaeology of the Northern Black Sea: Scythian Kings and the Symbolism of the Ancient Iranian Kingship
Askold Ivantchik (Moscow/Bordeaux)

Friday 22 January
16:30 ICS Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar
The language of sacrifice: Old Comedy's evidence on Greek prayers
Elena Chepel (Reading)

Saturday 23 January
14:30 ICS Virgil Society Lecture
The Shaping of the Virgilian Canon: Joseph Scaliger and the 'Appendix Vergiliana'
Sheldon Brammall

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Saturday, 9 January 2016

ICS Events this week: 11th-16th January 2016

Monday 11 January
17:30 Roman Art Seminar
'Those singularly beautiful curves': The story of Celtic art
Julia Farley (BM)

Tuesday 12 January
17:00 ICS Classical Archaeology Seminar
Archaeological Illustration: Digital vs. Analogue
Stuart Laidlaw (UCL)

Friday 15 January
14:30 ICS Early Career Seminar
The Unity of Aristotle's Notion of Political Friendship
Myrthe Bartels

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