Robin Osborne – Turning Art into History: the case of classical Athens

Picture Gallery
Royal Holloway
University of London
Egham, Surrey
TW20 0EX

The Department of Classics at Royal Holloway University of London presents:

Dabis Lecture

Professor Robin Osborne (Cambridge)
Turning Art into History: the case of classical Athens

Dabis2015Athenian painted pottery offers many scenes that relate to daily life, but what sort of a history do they enable us to write? By focusing on the ways in which the scenes of aspects of daily life change over time, Professor Robin Osborn argues that we can see something of the complex ways in which aesthetics and politics interact in a society.


Introduction by Professor Rosemary Deem (Vice Principal (Education) and Dean of Doctoral School, RHUL):

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