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Sculptural Display: Ancient and Modern
Wed 28 June 2017, 10:30 – 18:30 BST
10.30 Doors to Beveridge Hall open
11.00 Welcome – Professor Catharine Edwards (President, Roman Society)
Chair and respondent – Dr Lesley Fitton (British Museum)
11.15 Professor Olga Palagia (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens): Sculptural Display in ancient Greek temples
12.00 Dr Kenneth Lapatin (The J. Paul Getty Museum): The Sculptures of the Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum - and Beyond
14.00 Dr Thorsten Opper (British Museum): Sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa during the Age of the Grand Tour
Chair and respondent – Dr Michael Squire (King’s College London)
15.00 Dr Paul Roberts (Ashmolean): From the Parian to a pug: The Arundel marbles in the Ashmolean
16.15 Dr Bruce Boucher (Soane Museum): The historic display of sculpture at the Soane Museum
17.00 Professor Whitney Davis (University of California at Berkeley): The Multifacial Conundrum in Classical and Modern Sculpture
18.00 Closing words - Professor Robert Fowler (President, Hellenic Society)
Admission is free, and includes a sandwich lunch and tea in the afternoon.
The Societies thank the Institute of Classical Studies for its assistance in staging this conference, and Mr Christian Levett, owner of Minerva magazine (which will have a stall in the Hall), for his generous support.
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