Department of Greek & Latin


Tribute to Eric Handley

12 November 1926 - 17 January 2013

Professor of Greek at UCL 1968-1984

Lecturer in Greek at UCL 1949-61, Reader 1961-67; Director of the Institute of Classical Studies 1967-84. Fellow of the British Academy 1969.

On 26 June there was a memorial event in honour of the late Eric Handley in the UCL Institute of Archaeology, Gordon Square (former home of the Institute of Classical Studies)

All are welcome. Programme is as follows:

2.30-3.00 Reception
Tea/coffee Institute of Archaeology ground floor gallery

3.00-5.00 Tribute to Eric Handley

3.00 -3.10 Welcome
Carol Handley

3.10-3.30 Iconography and monuments
Prof Dick Green, Dr Mike Squire

3.30-3-50 Papyrology and Menander
Prof Bill Furley and Prof Alain Blanchard

3.50-4.10 The 'Archimedes' Palimpsest
Dr Laszlo Horvath and Prof Chris Carey

4.10-4.40 Eric Handley as teacher, colleague, presence
Dr Neil Hopkinson,Dr Mary Mantziou, Prof John North.

4.40-5.00 National and international roles

Prof Pat Easterling, Dr Robin Jackson

5.00 Closing words

Prof Chris Carey

5.00-7.00 Reception
Wine and hot buffet, Institute of Archaeology sixth floor common room.

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