Programme Announced

Derby Gladiator

The workshop will take place at UCL on 26th June 2015, running from 09.30-18.30. It will be in Room 106, located in the Department of Greek and Latin, Gordon House, 29 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PP. To view the location on google maps, click here. Although the workshop is free, registration is required. For more information click here.


9.30 – Registration and Coffee

10.00 – Welcome and Introduction Julietta Steinhauer & Alexander Wragge-Morley Department of History, University College London


10.30 – Style as Subject Matter: the Civilisation of Classical Art Robin Osborne Faculty of Classics & King’s College, University of Cambridge

11.30 – Civilised Values and the Broken Body Ellen Adams Department of Classics, King’s College London


12.30-13.30 – Lunch


13.30 – Three Men and a Gladiator: A Perspective on What Could be Learned from Drawing after the Antique in the 18th Century. Matthew Craske Department of History, Philosophy and Religion, Oxford Brookes University

14.30 – Sculpture as Sculpture: Looking at Classical Sculpture from a Contemporary Perspective. Paul Lewthwaite Cranleigh School, Fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors


15.30-16.00 – Coffee


16.00 – A Sledgehammer to Civilization: Classical Bodies and Acts of Violence in 20th-Century Italian Art and Beyond. Jessica Hughes Faculty of Arts – Classical Studies, The Open University

17.00 – Roundtable Discussion


17.45 – Drinks Reception


This event is free but registration is required. Please click here to register. If you have any questions, please contact the workshop organisers, Julietta Steinhauer ( and Alexander Wragge-Morley (


Image: Joseph Wright of Derby, Three Persons Viewing the Gladiator by Candlelight (1765).


2 thoughts on “Programme Announced

  1. I would like to come and sign up for this on day workshop. Please could I have some guidance as to how I do this…?

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