E. H. Gombrich Lectures on the Classical Tradition 2013


Princeton University Press and The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London

The E. H. Gombrich Lectures is an annual series of Lectures on Aspects of the Classical Tradition, named in honour of Professor Sir Ernst Gombrich FBA OM, former Director of the Warburg Institute and Professor of the History of the Classical Tradition, University of London. The Lectures will be held at the Warburg Institute and will be published by Princeton University Press.

The inaugural series of lectures on Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition will be given by Professor Jonathan Bate, FBA CBE, Editor of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, co-editor of The Complete Works, The RSC Shakespeare, author of Shakespeare and OvidThe Genius of ShakespeareSoul of the Age (and many other books) and co-organiser of the 2012 British Museum Exhibition, Shakespeare: Staging the World.

Professor Jonathan Bate FBA CBE, Provost of Worcester College, Oxford

  • Thursday 10 October 2013, 5pm – Tragical Comical Historical Pastoral: Shakespeare and Classical Genre
  • Thursday 17 October 2013, 5pm – The Madness of Hercules: Shakespeare and Classical Psychology
  • Thursday 24 October 2013, 5pm – ‘I will read politic authors’: Shakespeare and Classical Political Thought

Each Lecture will be followed by a Reception. Attendance is free of charge and pre-registration is not required.

For more information, please download the poster.


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