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'Founded in 1988 to promote research into all aspects of early Italy. It is now in its twenty-third year. Its name embodies the concept of agreement (Italian accordo). The name Accordia is a construct, and was conceived as an acronym - Academic Co-ordination Centre [for the] Organisation [of] Research [into the] Development [of] Italy [from] Antiquity ... The annual series of The Italy Lectures have become an established fixture in the diaries of all those interested in ancient Italy. They are widely appreciated for the diverse range of topics covered, the high standard of the lectures and the convivial post-lecture receptions.'

'AMES was born in 1987 and expanded from the small band of class attendees and local interested people into a national society of around 100 members. The aim of the Society, as stated in its Constitution, was, and still is, to promote and encourage interest in the History, Archaeology and Cultures of the ancient civilisations of the Near East. The new society was unique in the UK in embracing all countries of the Ancient Near East, including Egypt. We believe it is currently unique in this respect ... Benefits of Membership include ... talks by speakers who are acknowledged experts in their fields – at reduced members’ rates.'

‘We hold regular public lectures at 5pm on Friday evenings during University term in addition to special events, conferences, workshops and occasional exhibitions. We also have an active Friends group. As part of the “family”, Friends are invited to special events, our traditional Summer Garden Party and other social functions, and are always welcome to visit the Trust.’

'An interdisciplinary hub for research development, support, and networking that brings together colleagues in medieval and early modern studies from several departments in Liverpool and HE institutions across the northwest of England (Chester, Liverpool Hope, Lancaster, Manchester) ...The Seminar Series remains an important dimension of LCMRS activity, enriching the research environment for staff and postgraduate students alike – but also offering a key channel through which we can communicate our research to a wider audience of colleagues from other institutions and also the general public. Many of our events are therefore open for anyone to attend, and our "Key Lectures" series ... seeks to engage the wider community in a historical approach to subjects of contemporary debate.'

'Since 1903, The Classical Association has supported the establishment of local branches – classics communities across England and Wales which meet regularly and are run by dedicated volunteers ... providing a mix of lecture programmes, outreach events, competitions, reading groups and other initiatives on classical topics.'

'Following sweeping education reform, the teaching of classics was in sharp decline in UK state schools from the 1970s. In 2010, researchers estimated that classics was taught in only 25% of state schools, compared with 75% of schools in the independent sector. Classics for All was established to reverse this trend. It aims to raise the aspirations and build the cultural capital of young people from all backgrounds by teaching them about the ancient world ... Our events seek to bring together like-minded individuals from across the classical community with a shared passion for the ancient world. Covering everything from mouth-watering Roman food to eye-watering ancient medicine, we welcome those of all ages and levels of knowledge to attend.'

The Egypt Centre has three core functions which are delivered through several Museum services and in which all staff are involved at different levels. The core functions are: * Preservation of the Collection and Collection Management; * Learning and Teaching;  * Widening Participation - 'makes explicit our aim to reach as diverse an audience as possible and to incorporate all groups in the life of the Museum and thus the University. At the same time, those already working within the University are brought into greater co-operation with the wider public'.

'Founded in 1882 by Amelia Edwards. Following a visit to Egypt in 1873-4, she developed a passion for documenting, exploring and preserving the country’s unique heritage ... As the UK’s leading charity supporting archaeological fieldwork and research in Egypt since 1882, we engage a diverse international audience of like-minded individuals to preserve and protect cultural heritage for future generations ... Some of the events listed are not run with or by EES but may be of interest to those that support our work.'

Founded 1998:  'Aims to offer at least six lectures a year between October and June., with an emphasis on ancient Egypt, but there may also be talks on more modern topics, as well as people associated with the country and its exploration ... Attendance for Members is free, and they will automatically receive links at least a week before each lecture takes place ... Tickets for non-members ... will be made available via Eventbrite on the same timescale'.

'Formed in 2005, Essex Egyptology Group members and visitors enjoy a stimulating programme of talks and study days.'

'The Oxford Classics faculty, with some sixty permanent post holders, is one of the largest in the world, and Classics students never have the sense of being in a small minority within the university: over 150 undergraduates and almost 100 graduates are admitted to read classical subjects each year. We can offer an unparalleled range of undergraduate and graduate courses, catering for a huge range of interests. The Faculty hosts three research centres and over twenty research projects, while the research of individual faculty members covers almost every aspect of life, literature and art in the ancient world.'

'The oldest and largest Egyptology society in the UK ... MAES organises an annual lecture programme for members and non-members alike. Usually held on the second Monday of each month, most lectures are given by well-known Egyptologists from the UK and overseas.'

'We aim to be the first place people go to when they want to learn about the Middle Ages. Our aim is to offer readers news, articles, videos and more about the medieval world and how that history is presented today.'

'We are an innovative and internationally recognised centre of excellence in research and teaching devoted to the study of the past and beliefs from prehistoric times to contemporary societies.'

'Forum for scholars, writers, curators and members of the public to exchange knowledge and ideas about all aspects of royal, princely, and dynastic courts ... Runs an annual seminar programme which presents and discusses new work in the field.'

'For almost a century and a half the Hellenic Society has been the leading organization for the study of Greece with an international membership across all ages and walks of life. It maintains a world class library and publishes internationally acclaimed journals in the field ... The Society also arranges an annual lecture series in London, holds occasional conferences, receptions and other meetings, and helps to arrange other lectures all around the UK in collaboration with the various local branches of the Classical Association.'

'The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies - The Roman Society - was founded in 1910 as the sister society to the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. The Roman Society is the leading organisation in the United Kingdom for those interested in the study of Rome and the Roman Empire. Its scope is wide, covering Roman history, archaeology, literature and art down to about A.D. 700. It has a broadly based membership, drawn from over forty countries and from all ages and walks of life ... A programme of public lectures, visits to sites and museums, and lectures are arranged with local branches of the Classical Association'.

'We are a non-profit organisation that hosts monthly Egyptological themed meetings that are open to members and visitors alike ... Our meetings usually take place on the third Saturday of the month (excluding August) ... Since our founding in 1998, our membership and reputation amongst other UK societies has ensured that we continue to secure lectures from top class speakers.'

'Dedicated to furthering and promoting the study of the medieval North through publications, meetings and financial support. The Viking Society publishes an annual periodical, Saga-Book, and numerous editions, translations and studies of medieval Scandinavian texts. The Society meets three times a year: twice in London and at a different British university each summer. We also organize an annual student conference, and hold an annual dinner.'

'The Warburg Institute is one of the world’s leading centres for studying the interaction of ideas, images and society. It is dedicated to the survival and transmission of culture across time and space, with a special emphasis on the afterlife of antiquity. Its open-stack Library, Photographic Collection and Archive serve as an engine for interdisciplinary research, postgraduate teaching and a prestigious events and publication programme.'

'We are dedicated to enhancing and enriching knowledge of the history and culture of Ancient Egypt and hold monthly meetings on a wide variety of relevant topics for anyone with an interest in Egyptology.'

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