We are delighted to announce our research seminars and special lectures for Autumn Term 2016:
Francesca Silvestrelli (Salento), “Pottery workshops in Greek colonies of the Ionian coast: production and consumption at Metaponto and Herakleia”
Evert Van Emde Boas (Oxford), “Realism in Euripidean characterization: a cognitive approach”
Luigi Prada (Oxford) “Two Languages, Four Scripts (and Counting): Dealing with Linguistic Diversity in Graeco-Roman Egypt”
Barbara Borg (Exeter), “Reviving tradition in Hadrianic Rome: From incineration to inhumation”
Andreas Gavrielatos (Edinburgh), “In search of the hidden truth in Persius’ Satires”
Sophia Piacentin (KCL) “Epigraphy in context: the case of multae in Roman and Samnite Italy”
Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones (Cardiff), “Sexual Violence and a Re-Reading of the Eurymedon Vase”
Peter Agocs (UCL) “Pindar’s Pythian 4 and Greek colonial memory”
Annual Percy N. Ure Lecture
Christopher Smith (BSR)
Title and venue tbc.
Nicoletta Momigliano (Bristol) “Aegeomania’ or Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology beyond archaeology modern obsessions with the Aegean Bronze Age Past in various cultural practices”
Fred Naiden (North Carolina), “The Self-Image of Alexander the Great”
Unless otherwise stated, all seminars will take place at 4pm in the Van Emden lecture theatre (HumSS).