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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Monday, April 1 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Public Building in the Roman City

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Countless movies have formed our impression of a Roman city – all gleaming marble and tall columns. But were all Roman cities alike? What’s the difference between an amphitheatre and a Colosseum? Tony Keen takes you through the ancient streets, and tells you what you could expect to see in Rome or Londinium.


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Tony Keen

Tony Keen is an Associate Lecturer and Research Affiliate with the Open University, a Visiting Lecturer with the University of Roehampton, and a Summer School Lecturer with Middlesex University. He is Chair of the 2013 Science Fiction Foundation Conference, and a committee member of the BSFA. He writes and teaches on Classical Studies, the connections between the Greco-Roman world and SFF, Classics in cinema, London and the fantastic, and... Read More →


Monday April 1, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
2 - Rowan Cedar Court