An Evening on Classics in Wales in Honour of Professor Ceri Davies

RIAH thin image bar On Friday 5 October, the Department of History and Classics and the Classical Association (South West Wales Branch) present an evening on Classics in Wales in honour of Professor Ceri Davies who recently retired from his post as Professor of Latin at Swansea.

Professor John Morgan will give an introductory talk, and two well-known Classicists will give 20 minute papers on Classics in Wales, after which Prof Davies will give a talk on Latin in early-modern Glamorgan. There will be wine and nibbles throughout.

This evening is being supported by the College of Arts and Humanities, the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, and the South West Wales Classical Association.

The programme is as follows:

7.00pm: Introduction by Professor John Morgan (Swansea University) - wine reception and welcome

7.30pm: Professor Ken Dowden (University of Birmingham) on ‘Away with the Fairies’

8.00pm: Professor Joan Booth (Emiritus Universiteit Leiden) on ‘Classics Then and Now’

8.30pm: Professor Ceri Davies (Emeritus Swansea University) on ‘Latin Writings in Early Modern Glamorgan’

The evening will take place in the Keir Hardie Building (room 1.30), Swansea University. Everyone is welcome, and admission is free.

For more information please contact: e.bracke@swansea.ac.uk