Classics

2021 Leventis Professor of Greek, conference and exhibition

The twelfth A. G. Leventis Visiting Chair in Greek, Professor Roderick Beaton, FBA, will organise an international conference on the ‘Greek Revolution of 1821’. His tenure and conference will be marked by a major exhibition in the University Library.

The Department of Classics at Edinburgh is delighted to announce the 2021 A. G. Leventis Visiting Chair in Greek and Conference as well as an exhibition to mark this special occasion.

Twelfth A. G. Leventis Visiting Chair

Professor Roderick Beaton, FBA, an international authority on modern Greek history and culture including the Greek Revolution, will hold the Visiting Chair in autumn 2021.

2021 Leventis Conference

The 12th biennial Leventis Conference (18–21 November 2021) explores ‘The Greek Revolution of 1821: Contexts, Scottish Connections, the Classical Tradition’.

2021 Leventis Exhibition

A major exhibition accompanies the tenure of the 12th Leventis Professor: 'Edina/Athena: The Greek Revolution and the Athens of the North, 1821–2021' and will be on display from 29 October 2021 until 29 January 2022.