Design sketch by Abd'Elkader Farrah for Oedipus Rex, 1960


In addition to its annual public lecture series and conferences, the APGRD runs a regular seminar series during Michaelmas term, as well as exhibitions, performances and workshops, connected with all aspects of performance and classical reception. You can see upcoming public events listed in the right-hand column, or use the left-hand menu to navigate events by type. Recordings of many of our past events are available in our Digital Resources section.

Autumn Term 2020 Events:

Our events for the autumn and spring terms (Michaelmas 2020 and Hilary 2021) will all be online.

Starting 12 Oct. 2020, 11.30am: Classical Literature and the Mind of Europe - the Classics Faculty Reception Seminar Series, every Monday until 30 Nov. 2020.

26 Oct. 2020, 2:00pm: Online in-conversation event: Tom Morris (Artistic Director Bristol Old Vic) in conversation with Helen Eastman (Theatre Director/APGRD Advisory Board Member)

23 Nov. 2020, 2:00pm: Online in-conversation event: ‘A People’s History of Classics’:  Edith Hall (KCL) and Henry Stead (St Andrews) in conversation about their new book 

11 Dec. 2020: Virtual conference: Translating Ancient Greek Drama in Europe 1600-1750 - registration now open.