• ROMARCH: Oxford CARC Lecture: Heracles’ Track to the Indus: Ancients and Moderns in the Swat Valley

    University of OxfordHeracles’ Track to the Indus: Ancients and Moderns in the Swat Valley by Dr Llewelyn Morgan

    2019 Gandhara Connections Lecture 

    Thursday 14th November, 5.00pm

    At: Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford OX1 3LU

    Oxford University’s own Dr Llewelyn Morgan will give the 2019 Gandhara Connections Lecture on ‘Heracles’ Track to the Indus: Ancients and Moderns in the Swat Valley’. Dr Morgan is Associate Professor of Classical Languages and Literature and author of The Buddhas of Bamiyan (2012), which reflects his longstanding interest in Graeco-Roman connections with Central Asia and India.

    The lecture will take place at 5pm on Thursday 14th November 2019 in the Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’, Oxford OX1 3LU. A video will be made available online afterwards.

    All are welcome to attend and places are free, but please book by emailing us: carc@classics.ox.ac.uk

     

    Classical Art Research Centre

    www.carc.ox.ac.uk

    carc@classics.ox.ac.uk

    Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
    66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU

    Tel: +44 (0)1865 278083

    Fax: +44 (0)1865 610237

  • ROMARCH: Public Lecture by Michael Wood at Oxford on Travelling and Filming in Gandhara

    michael_woodMichael Wood: Travelling and Filming in Gandhara

    Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College

    5.00pm, Thursday 23rd November 2017

    The historian and broadcaster Michael Wood will be giving the 2017 Gandhara Connections public lecture. The lecture will take place at 5pm on Thursday 23rd November 2017, in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Oxford (followed by a reception). We plan to record the lecture and make it available online as a podcast. Attendance is free and all are welcome, but please book a place by emailing us at carc@classics.ox.ac.uk

    Michael Wood, who is currently Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester, has been responsible for a number of the most celebrated historical documentary series in recent decades, including In Search of the Trojan War (1985), In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great (1997), The Story of India (2007), and most recently, The Story of China (2016).

    Prof Wood will be speaking about Gandhara and his experiences of travelling and filming in the region over thirty years (including film clips).

    Classical Art Research Centre

    carc@classics.ox.ac.uk

    www.carc.ox.ac.uk/GandharaConnections
    Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
    66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU

    Tel: +44 (0)1865 278082

    Fax: +44 (0)1865 610237