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Classics Talks at Schools

17-01-2014 17:38

Notting Hill and Ealing High School Classics Society will be hosting a talk on Tuesday 28th of Janaury at 4.30pm. Professor Bert Smith, Lincoln College, Oxford will be speaking on:

'Art, text, and history in the Alexandrian Mosaic from Pompeii'

Prof Bert Smith is a member of the Faculty of Classics and of the School of Archaeology at Oxford  and lectures on classical art and archaeology. He is also the Curator of the Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum. No specific knowledge of Latin and/or Greek will be required and it is a good opportunity for students to experience a lecture from a leading academic.

The talk will be in the Sixth Form Centre at Notting Hill and Ealing High School. Tea and biscuits will be served from 4pm. The event will finish around 5.30pm. There is no charge.

The address of the school is 2 Cleveland Road, Ealing. W13 8AX; main telephone 020 8799 8400. The nearest tube is Ealing Broadway.

If any pupils from your school would like to attend, please email Alexander Smith (a.smith@nhehs.gdst.net) with expected numbers by Friday 24th January

Future talks include:

Monday 10 February: Prof Matthew Bell, King's College, London: 'The role of the classics in eighteenth-century aesthetics'

Monday 31 March: Mr James Morwood, Wadham College, Oxford: 'What has the world of Greece and Rome to say to us today?'

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