Thursday, September 06, 2012

Lectures: Pompeii and Herculaneum AD 79

Short notice - I only just saw this - but definitely worth going to if you are in London on Saturday. Paul is a great speaker, and the BM exhibition next year is going to be awesome!

Bloomsbury Summer School Study Day: Pompeii and Herculaneum AD 79 (Vesuvius, Naples, London).

Saturday September 8th 2012: 10.00 am - 5.30 pm 
Cruciform Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Ticket: £40 (ticket price includes tea/coffee & biscuits in the afternoon and morning breaks, but does not include lunch).

The lecturer: Dr Paul Roberts is Curator of Roman Art and Archaeology at the British Museum, and Curator of next year's Pompeii and Herculaneum – Life and Death in the Roman Empire exhibition at the British Museum. His research focuses on aspects of the daily life of the ordinary people of the Roman world. He has excavated in Italy, Greece, Libya and Turkey. He co-directs the excavations at Forum Novum, north of Rome.