Image and Power: How to become a Roman Emperor and hang on to the job

Presenter: Dr Alison Griffith
  • Date: Sunday, 15 October 2017 to Sunday, 15 October 2017
  • Time: 01:30PM to 02:00PM
  • Location: Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities, UC Arts City Location, 3 Hereford Street
  • Ticket: Free

HERITAGE WEEK 2017: CITY OF CYCLES

The Teece Museum and UC Classics are taking part in the Arts Centre's 'City of Cycles' event on Sunday 15th October as part of Heritage Week 2017. Our programme for the day includes a series of free public talks in the lovely Recital Room. The third talk for the day is:

 

1.30 PM - Dr Alison Griffith, Image and Power: How to become a Roman Emperor and hang on to the job

How do politicians and people in power express their capabilities as leaders without even saying a word? This illustrated lecture by Dr Alison Griffith will look at the way Roman consuls and emperors expressed their power in visual images taken from ancient sculpture, coins and painting. It will also look at a few modern world leaders in order to answer the question “Does anything ever change?”

Contact website: http://www.arts.canterbury.ac.nz/logie/

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