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.

Spring Term 2021 Events

Our public events will be held online until further notice.

Fri. 15 Jan. 2021: The Fascist Archive in Performance: Classical Reception in Film and Live Events under Mussolini online symposium - see the event page for the full programme and details on how to register (free)

12pm Mon. 18 Jan. 2021: Rosa Andújar (KCL): The Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro: New Visions of Tragedy in 21st-Century America public lecture and live Q&A on YouTube

2pm Mon 15 Feb. 2021: Naomi Weiss (Harvard): Tragic Form in Kamila Shamsie's Home Fire public lecture and live Q&A on YouTube

Fri. 2 April 2021: Poetics, Politics and the Ruin in Cinema and Theatre since 1945 online conference