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The following meetings of the Philological Society have been arranged. With the exception of the meeting on May 12th, which will take place on Zoom only, we are hoping that the meetings will be able to take place in-person in Room G.19 of the Classics Faculty Building, and simultaneously livestreamed via Zoom (links to be circulated nearer the time to members).


Thursday 27th January 2022 4.30 - 6.00 pm:

Dr. Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe: ‘Augustine on a mother’s curse’.


Thursday 24th February 2022, 4.30 – 6.00 pm:

Dr. Frisbee Sheffield: ‘The Banality of Evil as a Socratic Concept: Hannah Arendt reads Plato's Gorgias’.


Thursday 28th April 2022, 4.30 – 6.00 pm:

Prof. Andrew Wallace-Hadrill: ‘The Ravenna Papyri: rituals of civic life in late antique Italy’.


Thursday 12th May 2022, 4.30 – 6.00 pm:

Prof. Corinne Bonnet: ‘Divine filiations: names and narratives’.


NB Prof. Bonnet’s talk will place on Zoom only, and will be preceded at 4.15 pm by the 2021-22 AGM of the Society.


More information about the Philological Society and about how to become a member (which includes a subscription to CCJ) can be found at



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