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 a number of our past events are available from our Audio and Video page.

Upcoming events:

Our events for the autumn and spring terms (Michaelmas 2020 and Hilary 2021) will all be online. Public lectures will be streamed on the APGRD's YouTube Channel on various Mondays at 2pm and will be followed by a live Q&A; seminars will take place every Monday at 11.30am in the first term, they will also be free but will require registration to attend - details to be announced shortly.

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: Tom Morris (Artistic Director Old Vic) in conversation with Helen Eastman (Theatre Director/APGRD Advisory Board Member) - an APGRD Online Lecture

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

11 Dec. 2020: Translating Ancient Greek Drama in Europe 1600-1750 - a Virtual Conference