Seminars and Reading Groups

The following seminars and reading groups are available to all interested students, academics and independent scholars. The links lead to details of programmes, contacts and venues.

Rome: Forum of Trajan (Photograph: Andrew Stephenson)
Rome: Forum of Trajan
(Photo: Andrew Stephenson)

Ancient World Seminar

Byzantine Greek Reading Group

Classical Latin Reading Group: Contact Andrew Turner

Cohort - Student Discussion Group

Early Modern Circle

Medieval Latin Reading Group

Medieval Round Table

Med/Ren Art Forum

Contact: Adam Bushby
Professor Anne Dunlop
Time: Second Monday of each month during semester at 6pm
Location: Location varies but typically Room 202, John Medley (Building 191)

Middle English Reading Group

Old French Reading Group

Septuagint Greek Reading Group

The Septuagint Reading group will continue to meet in first Semester 2020.  The next meeting will be at two alternative times on Mondays: 11:00-12:00 and 2:15-3:15.  And the next available day will be 9 March 2020, which is not a University holiday.  If possible, a single time slot would be preferable.  The location will be Meeting Room 502 in the lobby of the west wing of Arts West building on the main campus of the University of Melbourne.

The Group(s)will continue reading the Greek book of Genesis from chapter 24, verse 37. Those who already have the downloaded Greek texts of chapters 21-30 should bring their text with them. Additional copies of the text will be available at the meeting.

Membership of the Reading Group is voluntary and is open to those who have studied ancient Greek (Classical or Biblical) for one year or more. (Anyone who would like to audit would be welcome to try out the Group). Potential new readers should reply by email to Mr Darryl Palmer at