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Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies - The Roman Society - was founded in 1910 as the sister society to the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies.

The Roman Society is the leading organisation in the United Kingdom for those interested in the study of Rome and the Roman Empire. Its scope is wide, covering Roman history, archaeology, literature and art down to about AD 700. It has a broadly based membership, drawn from over forty countries and from all ages and walks of life.

Membership is open to all; no entrance fee or professional qualification is required.

Main Office: Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, tel 020 7862 8727, fax 020 7862 8728,
email:, web
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Hugh Last and Donald Atkinson Funds Committee

Applications are considered for financial assistance towards the undertaking, completion or publication of work that relates to any of the general scholarly purposes of the Roman Society, ie to promote the study of the history, archaeology, literature and art of Italy and the Roman Empire, from the earliest times down to about 700 AD. Grants usually range from £400 to £1,500.

In addition, postgraduate students may apply for small grants for visits to conferences and other research expenses. Grants for the organisation of conferences, colloquia and symposia will be made only in exceptional circumstances.

Application forms are available from the Secretary of the Society, but applications in the form of letters are also welcome. Applications, together with two references, should be completed in typescript and sent - to arrive before 15 January in any year. It is the responsibility of applicants to arrange for their references to reach the Society by the same date; the absence of references may adversely affect the Committee's view of an application. Referees should - with the exception of applications from postgraduate students - come from outside the applicant’s institution and not be connected with the project for which funding is sought.

Further particulars may be obtained from and applications made to:
Secretary, Roman Society, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY.

It is the responsibility of applicants to arrange for their references to reach the Society by the same date.
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