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Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom

November 2019

Robin Barber & Tony Spawforth: Instruction in an Antique Land: The First Taught Courses at the BSA, 1973-1989

November 19 @ 5:00 pm
Senate House (Room 349), Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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  No formal courses were taught at the BSA before 1973, the year of the first annual undergraduate programme. This was the brainchild of the then Assistant Director, Robin Barber, and helped to inspire a second, this time for UK school teachers in Ancient History, established in 1979. Both initiatives occurred under the directorship of Dr Hector Catling, who personally led the first six schoolteachers’ courses. The speakers will discuss the early history of these two courses (others—on epigraphy, numismatics…

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