The Forum hosts a number of joint and individual research projects.
The Embodied Histories and Archaeologies of the Graeco-Roman World
Institute of Classical Studies Ancient History Seminar Spring 2021: Hannah Platts and Richard Alston
21st January Carrie Vout (Cambridge): Fleshing out the body politic at Rome?
4th February Emma- Jayne Graham (Open University): Vestals assemble! Material things and embodied religious knowledge among the Vestal Virgins
11th February Richard Alston (RHUL): Body politics on the Roman Frontiers in 14 CE
25th February Eleanor Betts (Open University): Multisensory movement in ancient Rome
4th March, 4pm Victoria Leonard (Coventry/ICS) : Positive Outcomes? Gendered Violence, Victim Credibility, and Adjudicating Justice in the Early Fifth Century
11th March Ellen Adams (KCL): Touch and the Tiresias Project in the Parthenon Galleries of the British Museum
18th March Hannah Platts (RHUL): Sensory spaces in the Roman house
25th March Ulrike Roth (Edinburgh): Trimalchio’s body and the history of Roman slavery
Booking is essential in order to receive the Zoom details for each seminar.
Conveners: Hannah Platts and Richard Alston (RHUL)