An Etruscan affair: the impact of early Etruscan discoveries on European culture

An Etruscan affair: the impact of early Etruscan discoveries on European culture

Friday 29 & Saturday 30 May 2015
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
£70, Members/students £35

This conference considers how rich and exciting Etruscan discoveries in Tuscany, Lazio and Umbria inspired artists, architects, scholars and some of the earliest tourists.

The conference includes 15 papers and the Barker Etruscan lecture, kindly funded by Graham Barker, numismatist and British Museum Member:
Burials, bandits and bucchero: Dennis of Etruria
Dr Tom Rasmussen, University of Manchester

Includes buffet lunch, lecture and reception on the Friday, and refreshments on both days.

Thanks to our sponsor, the conference has 20 free places available for full-time students: applicants should not book but send details of their course and institution to greeceandrome@britishmuseum.org 


Youth conference: money and me

Youth conference: money and me

Monday 9 March 2015, 10.30-15.00
BP Lecture Theatre
Free, booking essential

To launch Global Money Week in the UK, there will be a free financial education youth conference for students in Years 9–13 as part of the Museum’s Citi Money Gallery education programme. Students will take part in activities that promote their financial understanding, hear from inspirational speakers including young entrepreneurs and get involved with a panel debate on the role of financial education. Themes covered will include practical aspects of financial capability such as tracking finances and planning ahead, alongside areas from the Citizenship and PSHE curricula.

Initially places are limited to a maximum of 14 students and two teachers per school.
If you would like more students to attend, email learning@britishmuseum.org to go on the waiting list.