Past Events 2007

The Secret History: The Official Position of Caesar Octavianus at the Time of the Restitutio Rei Publicae (31-27 BCE)

Date: Thursday, 11 October, 2007
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Dr Frederik Vervaet, School of Historical Studies, University of Melbourne

This event will be preceded (at 6:20 pm) by the announcement of the annual Leeper Prize (for the highest achieving honours students in Classics in Victoria), and a brief General Meeting of the Classical Association of Victoria.

Sleeping with the (Roman) Emperor: Sex, Power and Promotion in Suetonius’ Lives of the Caesars

Date: Thursday, 27 September, 2007
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Location: Charles Pearson Theatre, ERC (Education Resource Centre), University of Melbourne
Speaker: Dr K.O. Chong-Gossard, Centre for Classics and Archaeology, University of Melbourne

Fake and Fantasy Jewish Coins

Date: Thursday, 13 September, 2007
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Dr Haim Gitler, Curator of Numismatics, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

New Light on the Greek ‘Dark Age’: Cult Continuity in Sanctuaries at Miletus and Kalapodi

Date: Thursday, 6 September, 2007
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Location: The National Centre for Hellenic Studies and Research, LaTrobe University (Bundoora)
Speaker: Prof Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier, Director of the German Archaeological Institute at Athens (The 2007 AAIA Visiting Professor)

The Kouros of the Sacred Gate: New Finds of Archaic Marble Sculptures in the Kerameikos at Athens

The Annual AAIA Visiting Professor’s Lecture
Date:
Wednesday, 5 September, 2007
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Location: Laby Theatre, David Caro (Physics) Building, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Prof Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier, Director of the German Archaeological Institute at Athens

Art, Religion and Amnesia

Date: Thursday, 9 August, 2007
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Prof Donald Preziosi, Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA; Macgeorge Fellow

From the Colosseum to the Baths of Diocletian: What Concrete Can Tell Us About Social Change in Imperial Rome

Date: Tuesday, 7 August, 2007
Time: 6.45pm – 7.45pm (refreshments begin at 6.15)
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Dr. Lynne Lancaster, Department of Classics and World Religions, Ohio University, USA
Sponsored by the P.W. Tewkesbury Bequest to the Faculty of Engineering, University of Melbourne

Gallipoli: Archaeology in Battle: How Soldiers at Gallipoli Discovered the Legacy of War in Ancient Aartefacts

Date: Thursday 26 July, 2007
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Location: Laby Theatre, David Caro (Physics) Building, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Assoc Prof Chris Mackie, Centre for Classics and Archaeology, University of Melbourne

Scythians: From Nomads to Sedentary

Date: Thursday 31st May 2007
Time: 6.30 – 7.30pm
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Gocha Tsetskhladze, Associate Professor and Reader in Archaeology, University of Melbourne

What an Historian Knows

Date: Thursday 17th May 2007
Time: 6.30 – 7.30pm
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Ronald Ridley, Professor Emeritus in History, University of Melbourne

Lead Pipes and Lavatories in Pompeii

Date: Thursday 3rd May 2007
Time: 6.30 – 7.30pm
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A, University of Melbourne
Speaker: Frank Sear, Professor of Classics, University of Melbourne

Teacher’s Wing In-Service Day

2 March, 2007, 9.00 am – 3.00 pm
Melbourne Girls Grammar
82 Anderson Street, South Yarra

This in-service day for secondary school teachers featured lectures on the year’s texts (Aeschylus’ Persians, Catullus); a discussion of the implications of VELS on Latin; examiner’s reports for Classical Societies and Cultures, and Latin; and more.

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