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Wed 20th March  2019






Dr Elton Barker

Reader in Classical Studies, The Open University


“I laugh at the maps drawn" (Herodotus 4.36.2)

Revealing the geographies of ancient authors






7:00 for 7:30pm start 

Department of Classics & Ancient History:  University of Bristol

Lecture Theatre 2; LT3:  Arts Complex,


ENTRY VIA 11 Woodland Rd, Bristol, BS8 1 TB

A donation of about £2.50 is requested for visitors (Students free)

Drinks and Supper are available at modest charges (Free supper for students) 

Note: Careful Car Parking is Permitted At No 9, 11 &13 Woodland Road During Lectures

Buses No 1, 2, 3, 4, & 8.  Alight at BBC WHITELADIES (Belgrave Rd) or No 9, U1 Alight at Hawthorns



The provisional dates of the meetings for 2018-2019 are:-

Oct. 24  Nov. 21 Jan. 23  Feb. 20    March 20   April 17  May 22  June 19




Bristol Anglo-Hellenic Programme 2018-19

Oct 24, 2018

Dr Jonathan Musgrave
Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol


50 years a bone man in Ancient Greece.

Nov 21, 2018

Dr Maud Devolder


 Associate researcher of the AEGIS Research Group (UCLouvain) and P.M. Warren Visiting Fellow in Aegean Prehistory (2018/2019) at the University of Bristol

Building a Minoan Palace. Five hundred years of elite architecture at Malia (Crete, 1900-1430 BCE)”


Lecture Postponed

Professor Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones
School of History, Archaeology and Religion,
University of Cardiff

Dressing the Barbarian: Greek Ideas of Persian Dress,
520-320 BCE.

Jan 23, 2019


Dr Valasia Isaakidou
Academic Visitor, Institute of Archaeology,
University of Oxford

Six thousand years of farming and feasting on Crete:
a view from animal bones.

Feb 20 2019

Professor Patrick Finglass
Department of Classics & Ancient History,
University of Bristol

A New Papyrus of Sophocles.

March 20, 2019


Dr Elton Barker
Reader in Classical Studies, The Open University

“I laugh at the maps drawn" (Herodotus 4.36.2): revealing the geographies of ancient authors?

April 17, 2019

Dr Howard Peacock


Jazz and the Homeric Question.

May 22 2019

The "Alf and Aglaia Hill" Charity Lecture

Dr Antony Makrinos
Department of Greek and Latin,
University College, London


Homer in Byzantium.

June 19, 2019

Professor Esther Eidinow,
Department of Classics & Ancient History,
University of Bristol

Maps, Memories, and... Mother: Exploring Odyssey 11.



Also of interest to Members of BAHCS

Oct 13, 2018               The Fifth Annual John Addington Symonds Celebration, University of Bristol.
Nov 21, 2018             Medea in Exile, Staged Reading and post-show Q&A, Wickham Theatre, University of Bristol.
Feb/Mar, 2018           The 2018/19 Donors’ Celebration, University of Bristol, (date & time TBC).
21 May 2019              The Third Sir Jeremy Morse IGRCT Lecture,
                                      Prof. Richard Thomas ‘Dylan and the Classics’, 5-7.30pm (Time TBC),  Coutts Lecture Theatre, Wills Memorial Building.

Spring 2019               Lectures/Seminars by current PM Warren Fellows in Aegean Prehistory, Dates and venues TBC.



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