We are very pleased to announce a workshop on ‘Herodotos and Plutarch’ to be held in the Department of Classics at the University of Reading on Friday, 4th October 2013.
The event will take place at the University of Reading’s Whiteknights Campus, in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building, room 125.
The programme for the day is included below.
To register for the event, please send an email to the organisers, Lucy Fletcher and Niki Karapanagioti at the conference address: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for registration is 15th September 2013.
Thanks to the generosity of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, we are pleased to offer a number of graduate bursaries. Interested parties should write to the organisers and explain the nature of their interest in the event, and how the topic is related to their studies. The deadline for bursary applications is 8th September 2013.
The workshop is generously sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Graduate School at the University of Reading; the Jowett Copyright Trust; the Institute of Classical Studies; and the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies.
For further information or queries please contact the organisers: Lucy Fletcher and Niki Karapanagioti at: email@example.com.
10.00-11.30: Session One
- Christopher Pelling, ‘Athens and Sparta in Herodotus and Plutarch’
- Judith Mossman, ‘Plutarch and Herodotean tyrants’
12.00-1.30: Session Two
- Tim Whitmarsh, ‘Plutarch’s ethical Herodotus’
- Tom Harrison, ‘Plutarch and the audiences for Herodotus’ Histories’
2.30-4.00: Session Three
- Suzanne Saïd, ‘The use of Herodotus in Plutarch’s Aristeides’
- John Marincola, ‘Plutarch at Plataea: In the footsteps of Herodotus’
4.30-5.15: Final Session
- Aristoula Georgiadou, ‘Plutarch on the malice of Herodotus’
5.30-6.15: Final Discussion
- Respondents: Carolyn Dewald, Rosaria Munson, Tim Rood