‘Rome in Bloomsbury’ Seminar Series: Spring/Summer 2014 schedule

Rome_in_BloomsWe are pleased to announce the spring/summer, 2014 schedule for Birkbeck’s ‘Rome in Bloomsbury’ Seminar Series: ‘Working Hard, or Hardly Working? Work and Associations in the Graeco-Roman World.’

These talks are open to academics, students at all levels, and interested members of the public – whether you are interested in ancient or modern history, these talks will be of interest. They take place on Tuesday lunchtimes, 1-2pm, in room 2.02 of 28 Russell Square (the ‘Dreyfus Room’). Please feel free to bring along your sandwiches and enjoy a free talk from experts in the field. No need to book – just turn up!

18 February Dr Steven Spiegl (University of Manchester): “No Bandits Without Shepherds”: Perceptions of Criminality in the Roman World of Work

4 March Dr Micaela Langelotti (Kings College, London): Trades and Private Associations in the Villages of Roman Egypt

 29 April  Dr Claire Holleran (University of Exeter): Work and Economies in the City of Rome

3 June Dr Mario Paganini (University of Copenhagen, The Copenhagen Associations Project): More Private Associations in Egyptian Contexts

For queries and further information, contact Dr April Pudsey: a.pudsey@bbk.ac.uk

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