Classics Research Seminars, Summer 2013

Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars will take place at 4pm in the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology (HumSS G38). Everyone welcome.

1 May
Girolamo F. De Simone (Naples):
“Beyond Pompeii and Herculaneum: archaeology on the dark side of Vesuvius”

21 May
Roger Bagnall (ISAW, New York):
“On the edges of society? Funerary workers in Roman Egypt”

29 May
Helen Roche (Cambridge):
“Sparta and the Nazis”

5 June
Arietta Papaconstantinou (Reading):
tbc.

12 June
Dimis Spatheras (Rhetymno):
“Emotions and the Law”

Classics Research Seminars, Spring 2013

Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars will take place at 4pm in the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology (HumSS G38). Everyone welcome.

23 January
John Ma (Oxford):
“Political Cultures in the Archaic Polis”
NB., this seminar will take place in HumSS G25.

30 January
Ivana Petrovic (Durham):
“Posidippus and the ideology of kingship”

6 February
Lukia Athanassaki (Rethymno):
“Celebrating the Olympic victory of a Sicilian Greek at Olympia and Camarina”

13 February
William Dominik (Otago):
“The Origins and Development of Roman Rhetoric”

20 February
Andrew Wilson (Oxford):
“Nymphs in a palm grove: water and leisure in the South Agora at Aphrodisias ”

27 February
Maja Kominko (Arcadia Foundation):
“The Peutinger Map”

6 March
Peter Parsons (Oxford):
“Kalligone in the Crimea”

7 March
Fred Naiden (North Carolina):
“Typology of Leges Sacrae”

Classics Research Seminars, Autumn 2012

Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars will take place at 4pm in the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology (HumSS G38). Everyone welcome.

16 October
Dimitrios Paleothodoros (University of Thessaly):
“Boeotian vases abroad”

17 October
Renaud Gagné (Cambridge):
“The World in a Cup: Ekpomatics In and Out of the Symposium”

24 October
Martin L. West (Oxford):
“The Wanderings of Odysseus”

31 October
Phillip Horky (Durham):
“The Place of Agathon”

7 November
Second Annual Percy Ure Lecture
Professor David Mattingly FBA (Leicester):
“Romans and Libyans: cultural encounters on the desert fringes of Empire”
HumSS G27

14 November
Mike Edwards (Lampeter):
“The New Hyperides in the Archimedes Palimpsest”

21 November
Rachel Mairs (Reading):
“Reading, Viewing and Speaking: Revealing the ‘Hidden Message’ in Greek, Latin and Demotic Acrostich Inscriptions”

28 November
Ivana Petrovic (Durham):
“Posidippus and the ideology of kingship”

5 December
Stephen Oakley (Cambridge):
“Reading the Roman Antiquities of Dionysius of Halicarnassus”