The British Epigraphy Society Spring Meeting 2022

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The Society's Spring Meeting 2022 will take place on 14 May at the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, generously supported by the University of Oxford and the CSAD. The meeting is held in honour of the late Jim Adams. The papers will provide an opportunity for reflection on the areas and the kinds of epigraphic evidence he worked on. 

The meeting is free of charge, but registration is essential! Note that participation at the meeting is also possible remotely.

Please register your participation at the meeting's Eventbrite page. The registration deadline for in-person participation is 12 May; the registration deadline for remote participation is 14 May. Please note that there is a limit on places and that registration will close when the limit has been reached.


Lunch 12.30-2.00

2.00-2.30 A personal tribute to Jim Adams (Alan Bowman, University of Oxford)

2.30-3.00 Bilingualism and the Latin Language in the Iberian Peninsula (M J Estarán, University of Zaragoza)

3.00-3.30 Regional Diversity in Latinization (Alex Mullen, University of Nottingham)

3.30-4.00 Coffee break

4.00-4.30 Trilingual Inscriptions: Translating Language and Culture (Rachel Mairs, University of Reading)

4.30-5.00 Informal Latin in Ostraca from Egypt and North Africa (Rodney Ast, University of Heidelberg)

5.00-5.30 The Latin [Scato-]Sexual Vocabulary: Bodily Waste Graffiti at Pompeii (Sarah Levin-Richardson, University of Washington)

Drinks 5.30-6.30

Venue:  Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66, St. Giles', Oxford, OX1 3LU. For information on any C19-mitigation measures in operation at the venue, please contact the meeting organiser closer to the date of the event.

You can find infomation about the British Epigraphy Society here.