Ancient World Cluster Calendar of Events for MT2021

Week 1 (w/c 11 October)
Wed 13, from 18.00 to 7 pm. Early evening social in the Buttery, including light refreshments and drinks. Following the College’s social distancing regulations, the maximum attendance will be 30, so registration will need to be first come first served. To register please rsvp with any dietary requirements Dr Christoph Bachhuber (AWRC Administrator) christoph.bachhuber@orinst.ox.ac.uk no later than Thursday 07 October, 2 pm.

Week 3 (w/c 25 October)
Thu 28, from 18.00 to 7 pm: 2021 Syme Lecture. Prof Richard Saller (Stanford University) on The Elder Pliny’s Roman Economy: The Consequences of Empire. For details and registration visit the college website:  https://www.wolfson.ox.ac.uk/event/2021-syme-lecture.


Week 5 (w/c 08 November)
Mon 08, from 12:30 to 2 pm. Reserved lunch table in Hall for Cluster members, followed by talk in Haldane Room at 1:15 pm with cake and tea/coffee.  Dr Ida Toth on Byzantine Rhetoric of Gift-Giving: The Case of Manuel/Maximos Holobolos

Week 6 (w/c 15 November)

Fri 19, from 12:30 to 2 pm. Reserved lunch table in Hall for Cluster members, followed by talk in Haldane Room at 1:15 pm with cake and tea/coffee. Mr Greg Thompson will speak on Coins and Community in Classical Boiotia.   

Week 8 (w/c 29 November)
Tue 30, from 12:30 to 2 pm. Reserved lunch table in Hall for Cluster members, followed by talk in Haldane Room at 1:15 pm with cake and tea/coffee (all welcome).  Dr Mark Merrony will speak on The Splendour of Mosaics in the Roman Empire.