UC Classics Public Talk

Presenter: Prof Christopher Smith
  • Date: Tuesday, 22 May 2018 to Tuesday, 22 May 2018
  • Time: 05:00PM to 07:00PM
  • Location: Recital Room, UC Arts - City Location, Arts Centre of Christchurch, 3 Hereford Street
  • Ticket: Free

"New Light on the Etruscans", is a free public talk by guest lecturer Christopher Smith, Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews. Professor Smith was Director of the British School at Rome from 2009-2017. A specialist in early and archaic Rome and Roman Historiography, he has written several books on the Etruscans including "The Etruscans: A very short Introduction" (Oxford, 2014).

Hosted by the Department of Classics and the Teece Museum, the evening will begin with a special after-hours viewing of the Teece Museum's new exhibition 'Beyond the Grave: Death in ancient times', from 5-6pm. The talk by Professor Smith will then take place in the adjacent Recital Room from 6-7pm.


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