An afternoon of talks in honour of Herculaneum Society trustee Prof. Annalisa Marzano's teaching and research is being held at the University of Reading 11 May 2-5 PM. The event is hybrid and the link to join remotely is 

Programme below. For more details, please contact Dr J. W. Hanson at

Rome: City and country 

A symposium in honour of Professor Annalisa Marzano 

2.00 – 2.20  


Barbara Goff and Amy Smith, University of Reading  

2.20 – 2.40  

‘Big data in the Roman countryside: The Roman Hinterland Project’ 

Rob Witcher, Durham University 

2.40 – 3.00  

‘Picking up the pieces’ 

Wim Jongman, University of Groningen 

3.00 – 3.20  



3.20 – 3.40  

‘Quantifying the built environment of Rome’ 

Jack Hanson, University of Reading 

3.40 – 4.00  

‘Recent research in South-East Rome: An introduction to the Rome Transformed Project’ 

Ian Haynes, Newcastle University 

4.20 – 4.40  

‘The Augustan horticultural revolution’ 

Annalisa Marzano, University of Reading