FIEC / CA 2019
15th Congress of the Fédération internationale des associations d'études classiques and the Classical Association annual conference 2019


Thank you for attending the 15th Congress of the Fédération internationale des associations d’études classiques and the Classical Association annual conference 2019. We hope you enjoyed the Congress!

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You may find here downloadable versions of the Programme and the Abstracts Booklet (correct at time of printing).

Registration on Friday 5 July, 9 am

Registration will take place in the Foyer of the Institute of Education (please use the 20 Bedford Way entrance). You may find the address here (the page has a link to a map as well). You will be able to collect your Badge and Registration pack on that day, which will include a booklet with the Conference Programme and general information.

Friday morning speakers and chairs please go straight to your rooms, you do not need to queue for registration.

The Registration Desk will be open 9 am – 7 pm for the duration of the Conference.

Quiet Room

The Quiet Room will be Room 828, Institute of Education except on Monday 8 July, 9.30-11.30 am, when it will be Room 836, Institute of Education.

Guided Tours

If you have booked for the Westminster School Archives tour, all relevant information (including the meeting point) can be found here. For all other guided tours, please check the relevant page on the website on when and where to meet your guide (please scroll down to the ‘Guided Tours’ section).

Boat Trip on Friday 5 July, 2-4 pm

If you are joining the Boat trip, please see all relevant instructions here. For delegates who haven’t booked for the trip yet but would like to join (including partners/spouses) please email

Film Screening at Bloomsbury Theatre on Saturday 6 July, 7.30 pm

Please see here for details. If you wish to book a ticket after you have booked your Conference ticket or you wish to bring a spouse/partner/children over the age of 12, please visit

Conference Dinner on Sunday 7 July, 7.30 pm

The Dinner will take place at Senate House (please follow the signs). If you wish to book for dinner after you have booked your Conference ticket or you wish to bring a spouse/partner, please email

Classical Quiz

We are delighted to announce our Classical quiz, which can be downloaded in Word and PDF. Entry is free to all attending the conference and there will be a prize of £250 in books from Taylor Francis. Closing date/time for entries to be submitted to the compiler, Ken Dowden (, is 5 pm on 8 July and result will be announced as soon as possible thereafter. Please feel free to start right away and to (re-)read or search online. No need to rely just on memory. But beware: this quiz is not for the faint-hearted.


The 15th conference of the Fédération internationale des associations d’études classiques will take place in conjunction with the 2019 Classical Association annual conference on 4th-8th July 2019 in the Institute of Education (UCL) in London. FIEC business meetings will take place on 4th July, and the conference proper will begin on 5th July.

We expect hundreds of classicists from all over the world and at any stage in their career to attend, to hear plenary lectures from international leaders in our field, to present and hear papers, to participate in debates and discussions and to take part in cultural activities and workshops.


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