CA Annual Conference 2021

To register for the conference, please fill in our online form.


Tuesday 6 April

11am – 12.30pm: Inclusive Classics and pedagogy: teachers, academics and students in conversation A follow up to the Towards a More Inclusive Classics Workshop held 25-26 June 2020

Dr Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis and Professor Barbara Goff

2.00pm – 3.30pm: Accessing Classical Civilisation and Ancient History in Britain, past and present perspectives (under the auspices of ACE)

Professor Edith Hall, Dr Henry Stead, Dr Arlene Holmes-Henderson and Peter Wright

 Wednesday 7 April

2:00pm – 2.45pm: Presidential Address by Mari Williams, winner of the Daniel Owen memorial Prize at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in 2018, for her novel Ysbryd yr Oes (‘Spirit of the Age’)

2.45pm – 3.30pm: Presentation of the CA Prize for 2021 and the inaugural CA Teaching Awards by Natalie Haynes

7.00pm – 8.30pm: Greek theatre online: An evening of classics-inspired theatre, featuring new material from three UK-based groups, Out of Chaos and By Jove     theatre companies, and film company Barefaced Greek, followed by a Q&A chaired by Professor James Robson

Thursday 8 April

11am – 12 noon: Developing Classics in the local community: CA Branches in 2021

Katrina Kelly (CA Branches Officer and Chair of Lytham St Annes CA) and colleagues from around the regions

2.00pm – 3.30pm: Classics in the marketplace: being a Classicist in public

Dr Liz Gloyn, Dr Jane Draycott, Dr Mai Musié and Professor Neville Morley



When is the Conference taking place?

6-8 April 2021

Will there be any face-to-face events?

No, everything will take place online.

Is there a fee?

No, all events are free. You can attend as many or as few as you wish.

Do I need to be a member of the Classical Association to attend?

No, you may attend regardless of your membership status.

Can I submit a paper/panel to be presented?

Unfortunately not, this year’s Conference focuses on key issues facing classicists, including inclusivity, employability and the performance of classical texts in the online world, and we will have a limited number of invited speakers/panels.

How do I attend?

All delegates will be contacted closer to the event via email with links and instructions about how to join the sessions.

How do I get in touch with you for more information?

Please email [email protected]


You can view full details of the provisional programme here.

Abstracts are available here.

CA Conduct and Use of Social Media at Conference