Department of Greek & Latin

Public Events

All events are free and open to the public

Helen of Troy (1927)

Still from The Private Life of Helen of Troy (US 1927), screened at UCL with piano accompaniment by Stephen Horne


  • Classics Confidential: interviews with UCL staff and students
  • An evening with Fiona Shaw: Friday 17 October 2014 (Pearson G22)
  • Ancient Passions: 15 – 23 November 2014 (Birkbeck cinema)
  • Staging Greek Tragedy Today: Public symposium 13 February 2015
  • Jo Balmer in conversation  acclaimed poet and translator Josephine Balmer in conversation with Theo Hermans (UCL Dutch), Phiroze Vasunia (UCL Greek and Latin) and Maria Wyke (UCL Greek and Latin). Tuesday 3 March from 6 - 7:30 pm, followed by a reception.


  • Youtube: British Museum lunchtime lecture: Desirability and domination: Greek Sculpture and the Modern Male Body (Maria Wyke) >>
  • Youtube: Housman lecture 2013: The Dionysian parade and the poetics of plenty (Eric Csapo) >>
  • Youtube: UCL lecture May 2013: The Theatre that Moved the Soul (Peter Meineck) >>
  • Olympics ancient and modern: Song and stone in public space (lecture by Chris Carey), from the conference Sport & Competition in Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Desire, Decadence and Death: Experiencing the Ancient World in Silent Cinema: 15th November 2014


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