February 2019

Sunday, 3 February, 2pm: Friends of Antiquity, Adrian Heyworth-Smith Lecture: Mrs Katherine Lindsay School of Law, University of Newcastle Controversiae and Suasoriae: Seneca the Elder and the Education of the Roman Lawyer. Room E302, Forgan Smith Building, The University of Queensland, St Lucia. enquiries@friendsofantiquity.org.au

March 2019

20 March (10am): Three Score Club, Dr Frank Moloney: Science versus Religion. New Seminar room, Women’s College, St Lucia Campus

23 March 2019 (9am-4pm): Friends of Antiquity Annual History Day: Law and Order in Antiquity. Abel Smith Lecture Theatre, Building 23, St Lucia Campus

May 2019

UQ Alumni Book Fair®: 3-6 May 2019 (Friday 3 May 9am-9pm. Saturday 4 May—Monday 6 May: 9am-5pm, UQ Centre). Rare Book Auction (3rd May, 3-4pm Viewing. Auction commences at 6pm. Fryer Library). More information at Alumni Friends: Books and on Facebook

Sunday 5 May, 2pm: Friends of Antiquity, Dr Katie Evans: Alcibiades: ‘Great-hearted man’ or psychopath? Room E302 Forgan Smith Building, UQ.

2019 AGM: 18 May, 2019 (9:30am). Guest Speaker: Emeritus Professor Helene Marsh FAA FTSE, UQ Alumnus of the Year 2018. Freda Bage Room, Women’s College, St Lucia Campus.

Wednesday 22nd May (12 noon until 2:00pm): Great Court Race, St Lucia Campus (prizes for the winning male and female students created and supported by Alumni Friends)


June 2019

Sunday 2 June, 2pm: Friends of Antiquity, Dr Duncan Keenan-Jones: Water and Volcanoes: The Roman port cities on the Bay of Naples. Room E302 Forgan Smith Building, UQ.  


July 2019

Sunday 7 July, 2pm: Friends of Antiquity, Emeritus Professor Trevor Bryce: Iconoclasts and other vandals in ancient and modern times. Room E302 Forgan Smith Building, UQ.  


Please check back as this page is updated regularly; and don’t forget to visit the online exhibitions celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Alumni Friends:

  • Betty Fletcher: Lover of Wisdom, Lover of Beauty, Lover of Humanity (launched in August 2017) available here.
  • Fifty Years of Friendship: Digital ‘exhibition’ available on the UQ Library Website (launched in June 2017), click here for more.
  • 50 years of Giving: R D Milns Antiquities Museum Special Exhibition (opened October 2017), visit here or at the Museum