The Rostovtzeff Lecture

Is there a “pre” to Mediterranean history?

The Eleventh Annual Michael I. Rostovzeff Lecture

Cyprian Broodbank
Cambridge University

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:30pm

Linsly - Chittenden Hall, Room LC102, 
63 High Street, Reception to follow

Roia Restaurant and Café, 261 College Street

Sponsored by the Sophie M. Rostovtzeff Bequest

For more information contact Linda Dickey-Saucier at

Did the Romans Have a Future?

Brent Shaw, Andrew Fleming West Professor in Classics, Princeton University

November 9, 2017, 5:30 pm, Lecture and Reception
Linsly Chittendon Hall, LC 102, 63 High Street, 5:30 pm. Reception to follow at the Union League Cafe, 1032 Chapel Street, New Haven.

November 9, 3 pm, The Annual Wreath-laying Ceremony
All are welcome to participate in the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the tomb of Michael Rostovtzeff in the Grove Street Cemetery. A group will leave from Phelps 401 at 3 pm on Wednesday November 9 for this half-hour event.

November 10, 9 am—12 pm, Rostovtzeff Colloquium
Please also join the Classics department for the annual Rostovtzeff Colloquium on November 10, 9 am–12 pm in Phelps 401. The colloquium will include commentary and discussion with the following distinguished panelists:

  • 9:00 pm – Welcome and Introduction – Noel Lenski (Yale)
  • 9:10 pm – Emma Dench (Harvard)
  • 9:45 pm – Dennis Kehoe (Tulane)
  • 10:15 pm – Coffee Break
  • 10:30 pm – Michael Koortbojian (Princeton)
  • 11:00 pm – Susan Mattern (Georgia)
  • 11:30 pm – General discussion

Conference poster photo.

Photo of Brent Shaw.