Ancient Greeks Lecture Series

Join Dr Diana Burton, Senior Lecturer Classics and Curator of the Victoria University Classics Museum at Victoria University of Wellington, as she explores how Ancient Greece connects with modern New Zealand.

Dr Diana Burton, Senior Lecturer Classics, Victoria University of Wellington
Ancient Greeks Lecture Series

Athens to Aotearoa

Dr Diana Burton, Senior Lecturer Classics, Victoria University of Wellington

SUN 19 JUN, 11AM
AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 2
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Ancient Greek art and culture have a long and lively history in New Zealand, appearing in a range of often unexpected contexts. This talk takes a look at a few of the ways in which the ancient Greeks continue to make their presence felt among us.

About Dr Diana Burton

Dr Diana Burton is the Senior Lecturer in the Classics Programme and Curator of the Victoria University Classics Museum at Victoria University of Wellington. She works on ancient Greek myth, art, and death, and is increasingly drawn to the interplay between ancient Greece and the modern world.


Elam students with Greek statue replicas PH-1975-1-6, PH-CNEG-C15396