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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons The Fowler Lecture 2017: Fragmentations and Forgettings: (An)atomizing Classics in English Modernist Fiction David Scourfield The 2017 Fowler Lecture, delivered by Professor David Scourfield of Maynooth University. David Scourfield 13 Nov 2017
2 The Gaisford Lecture 2017: Was Anacreon more inclined to lust or drunkenness? Professor Hans Bernsdorff gives the 2017 Gaisford Lecture. Hans Bernsdorff 13 Jun 2017
3 The Gaisford Lecture 2016: Transmitting Tragedy The Gaisford Lecture 2016: Transmitting Tragedy, delivered by Patrick Finglass Patrick Finglass 02 Nov 2016
4 Macedonian Lawgiver Kings and the Young: ΝΕΟΤΗΣ ΓΕΓΥΜΝΑΣΜΕΝΗ: The David Lewis Lecture 2016 The 2016 David Lewis Memorial Lecture, delivered by Professor Miltiades B. Hatzopoulos of the International Hellenic University. Introduced by Robert Parker. Miltiades B. Hatzopoulos, Robert Parker 31 Oct 2016
5 Alumni Day 2015 - Microscopic and Macroscopic. Rhythmic prose and historical themes in Plutarch's 'Lives' and Appian's 'Civil Wars' Gregory Hutchinson on rhythmic prose and historical themes in Plutarch's 'Lives' and Appian's 'Civil Wars' Gregory Hutchinson 20 Jul 2016
6 Alumni Day 2015 - Rosetta, Philae and Beyond: Decoding Ancient Texts in the Digital Age Rosetta, Philae and Beyond: Decoding Ancient Texts in the Digital Age. Alan Bowman 10 Jun 2016
7 Creative Commons The Don Fowler Lecture 2016: Interpretation and the Metaphor of Authority The 2016 Don Fowler Memorial Lecture, delivered by Professor Alison Sharrock of the University of Manchester. Alison Sharrock 06 Jun 2016
8 The Power of 7 - The Campaign for graduate scholarships in Classics at Oxford The Power of 7 - The Campaign for graduate scholarships in Classics at Oxford Teresa Morgan, Chris de L'isle, Jane Masséglia 03 Jul 2015
9 The Gaisford 2015 Lecture: Pearls before Swine? The Past & Future of Greek The Gaisford 2015 Lecture: Pearls before Swine? The Past & Future of Greek Edith Hall 09 Jun 2015
10 The Sybille Haynes Lecture 2015: Pirates of Populonia? The Myth of Etruscan Piracy in the Mediterranean The Sybille Haynes Lecture 2015: Pirates of Populonia? The Myth of Etruscan Piracy in the Mediterranean Jean Turfa 27 May 2015
11 The Don Fowler Lecture 2015: The Philosopher as Epic Hero: Augustan Poetry in Seneca's Letters The Don Fowler Lecture 2015: The Philosopher as Epic Hero: Augustan Poetry in Seneca's Letters Catharine Edwards 19 May 2015
12 Creative Commons Fragmentary Prose Authors in Athenaeus of Naucratis Fragmentary Prose Authors in Athenaeus of Naucratis S. Douglas Olson 01 Apr 2015
13 APGRD Lecture: Gwyneth Lewis on Clytemnestra Gwyneth Lewis on Clytemnestra Gwyneth Lewis 11 Mar 2015
14 Creative Commons Oxford Classics and the wider world Mai Musié delivers her lecture - "Oxford Classics and the wider world" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "From Helen to the Hijaz" Mai Musié 09 Jun 2014
15 Islam: Executioner or Heir of Antiquity Tom Holland delivers his lecture - "Islam: Executioner or Heir of Antiquity" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" Tom Holland 09 Jun 2014
16 Creative Commons Studying Classical Gems - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014 Prof Sir John Boardman delivers his lecture on "Studying Classics Gems" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" John Boardman 09 Jun 2014
17 Creative Commons The Roman Empire's New Place in the World - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014 Prof Nicholas Purcell delivers his lecture "The Roman Empire's New Place in the World" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" Nicholas Purcell 09 Jun 2014
18 Creative Commons Matters of Perception in Latin Poetry and Philosophy - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014 Prof Tobias Reinhardt delivers his lecture - "Matters of Perception in Latin Poetry and Philosophy" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" Tobias Reinhardt 09 Jun 2014
19 Why Classical Reception - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014 Dr Fiona Macintosh delivers her lecture "Why Classical Reception" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "From Helen to The Hijaz" Fiona Macintosh 09 Jun 2014
20 Creative Commons Grants for Schools Starting Classics - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014 Nicholas Barber CBE, Chairman of Classics for All delivers his lecture "Grants for Schools Starting Classics" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" Nicholas Barber 09 Jun 2014
21 Helen of Troy – myth or reality? Dr Bettany Hughes delivers her lecture - "Helen of Troy – myth or reality?" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" Bettany Hughes 09 Jun 2014
22 The Haynes Lecture 2014: Runes and Amber. The Etruscans as Mediators Between the Classical World and Central Europe Prof. Larissa Bonfante, New York University, delivers the 2014 Haynes Lecture. Held at The Ioannou School for Classical and Byzantine Studies, Oxford University. Introduced by Prof. Bert Smith. Larissa Bonfante, Bert Smith 05 Jun 2014
23 Creative Commons Jonathan Kent in conversation with Fiona Macintosh English theatre and opera director Jonathan Kent talks with Fiona Macintosh about his work with Greek tragedies. Jonathan Kent, Fiona Macintosh 09 Dec 2013
24 Classics Course II: Of Course It's For You Tim Whitmarsh gives a talk for the Classics Open Day held on 16th March 2013 about doing a Classics degree at Oxford. Tim Whitmarsh 10 Apr 2013
25 Adventures with Hercules Dr Llewelyn Morgan gives a talk for the Classics Open Day, held on 16th March 2013. Llewelyn Morgan 10 Apr 2013
26 How to be Augustus: Escaping one's past Professor Chris Pelling give s a talk for the Classics Open Day, helpd on 16th March 2013. Chris Pelling 10 Apr 2013
27 To boldly go: Greek exploration from wife-eaters to counting cows Dr Katherine Clarke gives a talk for the Classics Open Day, held on 15th March 2013. Katherine Clarke 10 Apr 2013
28 Creative Commons The Haynes Lecture 2011: Tombs and Palaces in Archaic Etruria and Latium Prof. Dr. Friedhelm Prayon, University of Tübingen, Germany delivers the 2011 Haynes Lecture. Held at The Ioannou School for Classical and Byzantine Studies, Oxford University. Introduced by Prof. Bert Smith. Friedhelm Prayon, Bert Smith 17 Jun 2011
29 Creative Commons The Gaisford Lecture 2011: The Reader in Greek Literature Held at The Ioannou School for Classical and Byzantine Studies, Oxford University. Introduced by Prof. Christopher Pelling. Thomas A Schmitz 17 Jun 2011
30 Creative Commons Adapting Greek Tragedy Fiona Macintosh talks with distinguished playwright Frank McGuinness about his work in adapting Greek tragedies for modern theatre, particularly Antigone and The Medea. Fiona Macintosh, Frank McGuinness 28 Jan 2010
31 Reception of Classical Literature in the 20th Century Dr Fiona Macintosh gives a lecture on the classical literature and its reception in the 20th Century. In particular, the Odyssey, the Medea and Oedipus Rex. Part of the OxBridge Classics Conference for Schools. Fiona Macintosh 22 Apr 2009
32 Roman Comedy: A funny thing happened... Peter Brown gives his lecture on Roman Comedy. Part of the OxBridge Classics Conference for Schools lecture series. Peter Brown 22 Apr 2009
33 Oliver Taplin on Classics Professor Oliver Taplin, an authority on classics and the performance of ancient drama, talks about the subject and his research. Oliver Taplin, Oliver Lewis 22 Apr 2009