Notices
  • Parking at UQ: On weekends, Public Holidays, and Special University Holidays parking is free in all casual and permit parking areas, including the multi-level car parks at St Lucia, despite any signage on campus suggesting otherwise (UQ Parking Website).

Looking Ahead
June 2016
Sunday
June 5
Shakespeare's Romans
Sunday
June 5
Notice of Public Lecture: Shakespeare's Romans
July 2016
Sunday
July 3
Mithridatums and Theriacs: Toxicology and Brand Recognition in the Roman World | Preliminary Talk: The Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Upcoming Lectures & Conferences

The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra, by Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1884.
Shakespeare's Romans

Sunday, June 5

Please see the Event Calendar for a full listing of lectures and events.

Sunday Series

Notice of Public Lecture: Shakespeare's Romans

On Sunday June 5, the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry together with the Friends of Antiquity are hosting a public lecture and film screening on Shakespeare's Romans, forming part of the ... [Read more]

Previous Sunday Series Lectures

When is a Tyrant not a Tyrant? Mary Stocks' Hail Nero!

Mary Stocks' 1933 play, Hail Nero!: A Reinterpretation of History in Three Acts, offers a very different portrait of the emperor Nero from that of the ancient sources. He is not, Stocks posits, a tyra ... [Read more]

Preliminary talk: Megalithic Monuments of the Orkney Islands by Mr Jack Taylor.

Augustus and Time
Sunday April 3
Augustus and Time by Associate Professor Tom Hillard

Augustus transformed Rome ("I found a city of brick and left a city of marble") and its political system. But Rome wasn't re-built in a day. "Hasten slowly" was a favourite saying ... [Read more]

Preliminary talk: UQ Student Travel Reports by various speakers.

Reconstructing Society in a Prehistorical Bronze Age Settlement in Cyprus

From c1900 to 1750BC a settlement of one- and two-storey mudbrick houses occupied the side of a gently sloping hill outside the modern village of Alampra, central Cyprus. The inhabitants produced an a ... [Read more]

Preliminary talk: A Lost Roman Town - Ammaia Portugal by Ms Susan Edmondson.

Please see the Event Calendar for a full listing of lectures and events.