Sep 152020

The Seventh Annual John Addington Symonds Lecture and OutStories Bristol’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 10th October 2020, 2:30pm to 5pm. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the event will be an online video conference via Zoom.

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Dr Alan Greaves

The lecture, to be delivered by Dr Alan Greaves of the University of Liverpool, is on statue desecration which stretches as far back as Roman times and has been headline news this year.

Registering your intention to participate in the video conference is essential to receive the link to the Zoom conference. You can register on Eventbrite and you don’t need to print your ticket.

You will receive the link to the video conference by e-mail a couple of hours before the event starts.

We will pick up your e-mail address from your Eventbrite booking. Your e-mail address will not be used for any other purpose. However if you would like to join the OutStories Bristol e-mailing list, send a message by clicking here.

To join the conference, you will need Zoom enabled on your device. If you have not used Zoom before, you are advised to familiarise yourself with the system. We recommend you test the system with a friend to ensure that you know the settings to get video and sound.

The talk is an annual celebration of the life of John Addington Symonds (1840-1893), Bristol-based writer, art historian and pioneer of homosexual rights.

This event is held by OutStories Bristol in collaboration with the University of Bristol’s Institute of Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition (IGRCT). Our thanks to them for hosting this event.

Find out more about the IGRCT on their website; you can also find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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