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Past UK events

Wednesday 13 October 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Leprosy and its similitudes in thirteenth-century Italian preaching

Thursday 7 October 2021

BSR Online Lecture | 1921 e dintorni: 'Red and Black Violence'

Wednesday 6 October 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Elite housing and the transformation of Rome's eastern Caelian in the first–fourth centuries

Friday 24 September 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Mary Beard on Nero: the face of power

Thursday 23 September 2021

BSR Online Lecture | 1921 e dintorni: police, informers and the State

Monday 19 July 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Translating climate change

Friday 16 July 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Sustainable art practice for a sustainable world

Friday 9 July 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Coping with climate change in past societies

Friday 2 July 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Youth, climate advocacy and verbal art: imagining a different future

Monday 28 June 2021

BSR Online Lecture | 1921 e dintorni: World War I and its Veterans

Wednesday 23 June 2021

BSR Online Lecture | The 'commercial revolution' in Italy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries: an archaeological reading

Tuesday 22 June 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Migration in the Mediterranean and beyond

Thursday 17 June 2021

Medieval potions and modern lotions

Wednesday 16 June 2021

BSR Online Lecture | The sustainability of cities in the Roman Mediterranean

Monday 7 June 2021

BSR Online Lecture | ILLUMINATION: abstract art in a transnational context

Thursday 3 June 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Schoolbooks in Napoleonic Italy: social regeneration and cultural imperialism, 1796–1814

Monday 31 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | 1921 e dintorni: Fascismo all’Estero

Wednesday 26 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Il Foro romano in età tetrarchica

Monday 24 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Robert Turnbull Macpherson and his photographic vedute of Rome

Thursday 20 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Piranesi@300

Wednesday 19 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Old and new research on Roman catacombs

Tuesday 18 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Museum directors’ round table: museums without walls

Monday 17 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Education and identity: the Scots and English Colleges in Rome, c. 1603–1707

Wednesday 12 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Faces lost and gained: recutting portraits in late antique Rome

Monday 10 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Lyric and lyre of ancient Greece and Rome: a musical performance

Thursday 6 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Piranesi at the BSR: Thomas Ashby’s curious Campo Marzio

Wednesday 5 May 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Suetonius on the buildings of Rome

Wednesday 28 April 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Saepta: porticoes, politics and performance in the transition from Republic to Empire

Monday 26 April 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Salvation and the Apocalypse in Santa Caterina, Galatina: eschatological narratives and Greek identity in the Salento

Thursday 22 April 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Round temples before the Pantheon

Tuesday 20 April 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Shifting the narrative: challenging perceptions of Renaissance and Baroque histories

Monday 19 April 2021

BSR Online Lecture | On positionality: working with (and contesting) Italian ‘difficult heritage’

Wednesday 14 April 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Il punto sulla pianta marmorea severiana

Thursday 8 April 2021

BSR Online Lecture | 1921 e dintorni: ‘Everyday violence’

Wednesday 7 April 2021

BSR Online Lecture | Domus Palatina. Nuove ricerche nella Casa di Augusto

Wednesday 1 July 2020

BSR Online Lecture | Helena Augusta’s Roman faces: Christian patron or classical benefactress, obscure mother or powerful matriarch?

Wednesday 24 June 2020

BSR Online Lecture | Three decrees of separation: community, culture and contagion in pre-modern Italy

Wednesday 17 June 2020

BSR Online Lecture | Searching for the contemporary: the British Fine Arts Palace at the 1911 International Arts Exhibition, Rome

Wednesday 10 June 2020

BSR Online Lecture | Digital epigraphy at the crossroads of the Mediterranean

Wednesday 3 June 2020

BSR Online Lecture | The Iberian and the Other in early modern Rome

Wednesday 27 May 2020

BSR Online Lecture | Approaching knowledge networks, art academies and the Grand Tour through the digital humanities

Wednesday 20 May 2020

BSR Online Lecture | Oceanic futures: dystopia after lockdown

Thursday 14 May 2020

BSR Online Lecture: Maritime connectivity in the Roman world: Portus, the Tiber and the sea

Wednesday 6 May 2020

BSR Online Lecture: Horizontal Transmission

Wednesday 26 February 2020

ICS/BSR Lecture: Thinking about the management of the Etruscan cities

Friday 22 November 2019

Thomas Nashe Lenten Stuff

Monday 11 November 2019

Clay, Teracotta and Brick in Art Architecture and Archaeology

Monday 10 June 2019

UK–Italy: reflections on a historical and contemporary relationship

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Enriching the soldiers, scorning the rest? New evidence for the impact of Septimius Severus

Monday 11 March 2019

A legacy and trajectory of interdisciplinarity at the BSR

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Paestum: what new excavations and scientific analysis tell us about a Greek city in Italy

Monday 19 November 2018

Origins and endings in Italian history

Monday 12 November 2018

All about Concrete: from the Pantheon to the Present

Monday 11 June 2018

Italy in Europe: mapping medieval literary history

Tuesday 15 May 2018

Navigating the harbour and canals of the Portus Romae: new approaches

Tuesday 6 March 2018

Modern painters, Old Masters: the Pre-Raphaelites and Italy

Tuesday 20 February 2018

January 14, 1506: the discovery of the Laocoon

Wednesday 7 February 2018

The Giles Worsley Rome Fellowship Lecture

Monday 27 November 2017

‘And did those feet in ancient time.’ Meditations on movement

Thursday 2 November 2017

Glass: Archaeology, History and Practice

Monday 19 June 2017

Christopher Smith's London lecture

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Early history and landscapes of Rome seen from the Palatine

Monday 13 March 2017

Inspiring visual art: a view from Rome

Tuesday 24 January 2017

The Giles Worsley Rome Fellowship Event: Lady Hopkins and Jana Schuster

Thursday 12 January 2017

Book launch: Richard Hodges, 'The Archaeology of Mediterranean Placemaking'

Thursday 12 January 2017

BSR Members Early Morning Private View of Beyond Caravaggio NOW FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Transnational Italy: Language, Space and the Study of Culture

Monday 20 June 2016

Perspectives on ancient and medieval Sicily: an island and its seas THIS TALK IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Thursday 10 March 2016

2016 Rome-London Lecture: Grotte Scalina: a new monumental Etruscan tomb near Viterbo

Monday 7 March 2016

Rogier van der Weyden and the encounter between faith and art NOW FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday 27 January 2016

The Giles Worsley Rome Fellowship Event: Eric Parry and Mark Andrew Kelly

Monday 23 November 2015

Creative humanities: a cultural ecosystem

Monday 22 June 2015

Books and beasts: the anatomy of the textual corpus

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Rome - London lecture: The Mausoleum of Hadrian rediscovered: a new architectural study

Tuesday 14 April 2015

War as a creative force: British architecture 1939-45 (at the Royal College of Art)

Monday 9 March 2015

Liberator, Peacemaker or Oppressor? Napoleon and Italy

Wednesday 11 February 2015

The Giles Worsley Rome Fellowship Event: Niall McLaughlin and Ricardo Agarez

Monday 24 November 2014

The Byzantine Sack of Rome

Tuesday 21 October 2014

Poetry in Metamorphosis

Monday 23 June 2014

The Archaeology of St John Lateran and the Transformation of Rome

Tuesday 20 May 2014

2014 Rome-London Lecture : Apuleius the Provincial

Tuesday 25 March 2014

(London) Politics, Esthetics, Cinema

Monday 10 March 2014

William Kent: designing Georgian Britain

Tuesday 18 February 2014

(London) Art and Architecture: Collaborations, interventions and confrontations

Thursday 5 December 2013

Madame Wu and the mill from hell

Monday 25 November 2013

Debating Mussolini’s Italy

Saturday 23 November 2013

The Mediterranean City: Connectivity

Tuesday 22 October 2013

Architecture: Talk by Reinier de Graaf

Monday 24 June 2013

BSR Members' Lecture 'Reconstructing the temple of Apollo on the Palatine' by Professor Amanda Claridge

Friday 31 May 2013

BSR Members' Private View of 'Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum'

Friday 17 May 2013

BSR Fine Arts Award-holders Reunion

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Gothic and Renaissance Italy on the Eighteenth-Century Grand Tour

Wednesday 8 May 2013

The sunset of 3D: the disappearance of sculpture

Thursday 2 May 2013

Constitutionalism and the Arab Uprisings: Politics and Law in a New Middle East

Monday 11 March 2013

' >BSR Members' Lecture, 11 March 2013 at The British Academy

Saturday 24 November 2012

The Mediterranean City: Space

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Knowledge In Transit In Early Modern Europe: Did All Roads Lead To Rome?

Friday 16 November 2012

Ex Roma III

Sunday 28 October 2012

Beyond Vagnari: new themes in the study of south Italy in the Roman period International colloquium, 26-28 October 2012

Thursday 25 October 2012

The British School at Rome: Past, Present and Future

Thursday 28 June 2012

Members Event: Ashby and the Abruzzo

Wednesday 27 June 2012

Announcement of the winner of the 2012-13 Rome Prize in Architecture

Friday 27 April 2012

BSR Fine Arts Reunion Event at the Royal Academy Schools

Monday 12 March 2012


Contagion in the Sanctuary How interaction with art and craft affected architectural style in Ancient Greece

Thursday 16 February 2012

Roundtable discussion


Thursday 15 December 2011

San Vincenzo Maggiore and its Workshops

Monday 21 November 2011


The Roman Shipyards of Portus

Monday 14 March 2011