Nov
20
Wed
Plants & Food Culture in Roman Britain @ Institute of Archaeology
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Plants & Food Culture in Roman Britain
Wed 20 Nov, 1–2pm

Institute of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford
With Alexandra Livarda, ICAC, Tarragona

At our Roman Discussion Forum research seminars you can join experts in the field of archaeology and conservation on new discoveries and ideas arising from our current exhibition, Last Supper in Pompeii. The events are organised in association with the Roman Discussion Forum at the University of Oxford’s School of Archaeology.

Places for these seminars are FREE, but places are first-come, first-served, so please arrive early to guarantee your place. It is not possible to book or reserve a place.

www.ashmolean.org/event/roman-discussion-forum-week-6

Nov
26
Tue
Pompeii: City of Venus & Bacchus, with Bettany Hughes, incl. drinks & exhibition private view @ Ashmolean Museum
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Pompeii: City of Venus & Bacchus, with Bettany Hughes, incl. drinks & exhibition private view @ Ashmolean Museum

Pompeii: City of Venus & Bacchus
With Bettany Hughes, broadcaster and historian, and Paul Roberts, Last Supper in Pompeii curator
Tue 26 Nov, 6.30–7.30pm

This event includes a private view of our current exhibition, Last Supper in Pompeii, and will be followed by a drinks reception.

Pompeii was officially dedicated to Venus, Goddess of Love, while Bacchus, God of Wine and Ecstasy, was also hugely popular. Join award-winning historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes and Exhibition Curator Paul Roberts as they discuss the rich and heady lives of Pompeii’s inhabitants and the deities they adored. This talk coincides with the release of Bettany Hughes’s new book, Venus & Aphrodite – History of a Goddess.

TICKETS: £25/£22/£20 Full, Concession, Members. Booking essential.

Nov
27
Wed
Food Remains from Pompeii: The Difficulties of Reconstructing Diet @ Ashmolean Museum
Nov 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Food Remains from Pompeii:
The Difficulties of Reconstructing Diet
Wed 27 Nov, 1–2pm

With Mark Robinson, University of Oxford

At our Roman Discussion Forum research seminars you can join experts in the field of archaeology and conservation on new discoveries and ideas arising from our current exhibition, Last Supper in Pompeii. The events are organised in association with the Roman Discussion Forum at the University of Oxford’s School of Archaeology.

Places for these seminars are FREE, but places are first-come, first-served, so please arrive early to guarantee your place. It is not possible to book or reserve a place.

www.ashmolean.org/event/roman-discussion-forum-week-7

Dec
4
Wed
Roman Wine @ Ashmolean Museum
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Roman Wine
Wed 4 Dec, 1–2pm

With Andrew Wilson, University of Oxford

At our Roman Discussion Forum research seminars you can join experts in the field of archaeology and conservation on new discoveries and ideas arising from our current exhibition, Last Supper in Pompeii. The events are organised in association with the Roman Discussion Forum at the University of Oxford’s School of Archaeology.

Places for these seminars are FREE, but places are first-come, first-served, so please arrive early to guarantee your place. It is not possible to book or reserve a place.

www.ashmolean.org/event/roman-discussion-forum-week-8