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by Archaeology Newsroom

Sculptural Display: Ancient and Modern

By Hellenic and Roman Society

A reminder of this upcoming conference. It is free to attend (including lunch and tea) but please do register via Eventbrite.

The conference, organised by the Hellenic and Roman Society will take place on June 28, 2017, at Beveridge Hall, Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU, United Kingdom.

Description

10.30 Doors to Beveridge Hall open

11.00 Welcome – Professor Catharine Edwards (President, Roman Society)

Chair and respondent – Dr Lesley Fitton (British Museum)

11.15 Professor Olga Palagia (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens): Sculptural Display in ancient Greek temples

12.00 Dr Kenneth Lapatin (The J. Paul Getty Museum): The Sculptures of the Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum – and Beyond

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Dr Thorsten Opper (British Museum): Sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa during the Age of the Grand Tour

Chair and respondent – Dr Michael Squire (King’s College London)

15.00 Dr Paul Roberts & Alison Pollard (Ashmolean): From the Parian to a pug: The Arundel marbles in the Ashmolean

15.45 Tea

16.15 Dr Bruce Boucher (Soane Museum): The historic display of sculpture at the Soane Museum

17.00 Professor Whitney Davis (University of California at Berkeley): The Multifacial Conundrum in Classical and Modern Sculpture

18.00 Closing words – Professor Robert Fowler (President, Hellenic Society)

Admission is free, and includes a sandwich lunch and tea in the afternoon.

The Societies thank the Institute of Classical Studies for its assistance in staging this conference, and Mr Christian Levett, owner of Minerva magazine (which will have a stall in the Hall), for his generous support.

FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For any questions please contact office@romansociety.org