Events Newsletter, week 16.11.15

Here is this week’s newsletter.  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch

Research Seminars

Roman Archaeology Research Seminar
Tuesday 17th November, 6-7:30pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06
Nick Hodgson (Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums): ‘WallQuest Community Archaeology and the discovery of the fort baths at Wallsend (Segedunum)’

Classics and Ancient History:
Wednesday 18th November, 5-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.50
Edward Harris (Durham University): ‘Trials in Thucydides and Xenophon’

Wednesday 18th November, 5-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.04
Katrina Navickas (University of Hertfordshire): ‘Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848’

Further School Events

Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium
20th and 21st November
Keynote lecture by Dr Chris Fowler 20th November, 5:30-7pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06 ‘The powers that be’ and powerful events: ontologies in Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Britain and Ireland
Student Symposium on 21st November, 9am – 4:30pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06
If you would like to attend either the keynote lecture or the actual symposium please get in touch the with the organisers Lucy Cummings and Mareike Ahlers at
Please find futher information at

Newcastle Early Modern Forum Symposium
Wednesday 18th November, 6pm, Percy Building
Italian Exchanges: Venice and Rome in Renaissance English writing and its perception
Caitlin Phillips (Durham University): ‘Protest, Magic and the Reformation’
Amy Shields (Newcastle University): ‘Why Venice? Plato Redivivus and the Role of the Noble Venetian’
Megan Holman (Northumbria University): ‘Men may construct things after their fashion: Reading Graphic Novel Shakespeare’

Newcastle University Public Lectures

Wednesday 18th November, 5:30 – 7pm, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Celebrating Student Research Scholarships and Expeditions 2015

Thursday 19th November, 5:30-6:45pm, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Amanda Vickery (Professor in Early Modern History, Queen Mary University): Mutton dressed as lamb (British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Patron’s Lecture)

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