The Annual Percy Ure Lecture

On occasion of its Centenary in 2011, Reading's Department of Classics introduced the Annual Percy Ure Lecture as a new, high-profile lecture series in Classics.

The lecture series is named after Percy N. Ure, Reading's first Professor of Classics, whose appointment coincides with the creation of Reading's Classics Department as it exists today.

The Sixth Annual Percy Ure Lecture - 2016

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The Sixth Annual Percy Ure Lecture - 2016

Commercial Tyrants: A Model for Central Italy?

by Prof. Christopher Smith (British School at Rome)

25 November 2016

The Fifth Annual Percy Ure Lecture - 2015

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The Fifth Annual Percy Ure Lecture - 2015

Anchoring Innovation

by Prof. Ineke Sluiter (Leiden)

28 October 2015 

The Fourth Annual Percy Ure Lecture - 2014

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The Fourth Annual Percy Ure Lecture - 2014

Suffering Beauty: The Representation of Animals in the Roman Hunt

by Prof. Kathleen Coleman (Harvard)

22 October 2014

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The Third Annual Percy Ure Lecture - 2013

Artemis Polymastos and others: challenges and problems of iconography in Greco-Roman Anatolia
by Prof. Robert Parker (Oxford)

13 November 2012

The Second Annual Percy Ure Lecture - 2012

Mattingly Ure Lecture

Romans and Libyans: cultural encounters on the desert fringes of Empire
by Prof. David Mattingly (Leicester)

7 November 2012

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The Inaugural Percy Ure Lecture - 2011

Robin Osborne Ure Lecture

P.N. Ure and the Tyranny of the Archaeologist
by Prof. Robin Osborne (Cambridge)

9 November 2011

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