The Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology of the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań and the City of Poznań invite to an open lecture given by Prof. Philip Hardie entitled "Visions of apotheosis and glory on British painted ceillings in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries". The lecture will be held on November 10, 2021 at 5:00 at Collegium Maius, 10 Fredry Street. The lecture will be complemented by an occasional concert with music by J.-B. Lully, J.S. Bach and G.F. Haendel 10 at 7.00 p.m. in Aula Lubrańskiego [Lubański Room], 87 St. Marcin Street (Music Academy).
Prof. Philip Hardie is a specialist in Latin Literature at the University of Cambridge. He is mainly interested in the works of Virgil, Ovid and Lucretius. He also studies the influence of these poets on later literature, art and ideology. Philip Hardie graduated from St Paul's and Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
From 2002 to 2006 he was a professor at Corpus Christi at the University in Oxford.
Since 2006 he is a Senior Research Fellow and Honorary Professor of Latin at Trinity College, Cambridge.
In 2000, he was elected a fellow of the British Academy. In 2014, he was elected an honorary member of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. In 2016, it became the 102nd Sather lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the Academia Europaea and the author of several dozen scientific publications of great importance for the development of the classical philology in its literary studies aspect.