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Events 2018 - 2019

23 - 24 May 2019

Workshop

St Andrews/Tübingen Graduate Workshop: The First Millenium AD

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Organised by: Sebastian Schmidt-Hofner and Carlos Machado

Starts at: 9:30 AM
Location: St Andrews – Gateway Building Lecture Room 2

09 - 10 May 2019

Conference

Classical Marvels

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Organised by: Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: University of St Andrews

03 May 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

The British School at Athens and its work in 2018

Speaker: John Bennet, Huw Halstead and Daniel Knight

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

02 May 2019

Seminar, Special Seminar

Blood of the Provinces

Speaker: Ian Haynes

Talk hosted by the Student Archaeological Society of St. Andrews

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

29 - 30 April 2019

Conference

Sovereignty: a Global Perspective

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This is part of the 2019 programme of British Academy Conferences

Organised by: Professor Christopher Smith, and Professor John Hudson FBA

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: University of St Andrews

26 April 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

4 Dimensions of Staatlichkeit in the Early Greek World

Speaker: Christoph Lundgreen (Dresden)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

24 April 2019

Seminar, Special Seminar

The defense of heritage and the heritage of defense. Endangered Roman Military Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa

Speaker: Mike Bishop

Talk hosted by the Student Archaeological Society of St. Andrews

Starts at: 3:00 PM
Location: Room S4, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

17 April 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

The Eternal City Rises: reconstructing the dynamic landscape of Rome's original harbour

Speaker: Andrea Brock (St Andrews)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Arts seminar room 7, University of St Andrews

12 April 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

Translation and Performance

Speaker: Martin Revermann

Inaugural Annual Lecture for the Centre for the Public Understanding of Greek and Roman Drama

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

10 April 2019

Workshop

Translating Aeschylus: pragmatic perspectives

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Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

09 April 2019

Seminar, Special Seminar

The forgotten emperor Jovian (363-364) between history and legend

Speaker: Jan Willem Drijvers, (Groningen)

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

08 April 2019

Workshop

Visualising War in Different Media

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Organised by: Dr Alice König

Starts at: 1:30 PM
Location: University of St Andrews

05 April 2019

Seminar, Special Seminar

Archaeology and the End of Antiquity

Speaker: Bryan Ward-Perkins

Talk hosted by the Student Archaeological Society of St. Andrews 

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: School V, St Salvator's Quad, University of St Andrews

03 April 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

Quoddam sacerdotium: the Mysteries of the State and the Self-perceptions of the late Roman bureaucratic elite

Speaker: Sebastian Schmidt-Hofner (Tubingen)

Annual Lecture for the Centre for Late Antique Studies

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Arts seminar room 7, University of St Andrews

15 March 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

Rome is not a space on a map. Intersections and thresholds within the unmapped historical landscape of place

Speaker: Elena Isayev (Exeter)

Annual Lecture for the Centre for Landscape Studies

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

12 March 2019

Lecture

The Cyclades in Greek art

Speaker: Robin Barber

Hosted by the Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews. 

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Starts at: 5:15 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

08 March 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

“I Am Your Voice”: Demagogues and Popular Culture in Ancient Greece

Speaker: Matt Simonton (Arizona)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

08 March 2019

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Cisalpine Gaul - Greco-Roman Ethnography and the ‘Barbarian’ of the Po Valley

Speaker: Alastair Lumsden

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room S4 Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

06 March 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

Roman Apocalypses and the Future of Empire

Speaker: Alessandro Schiesaro (Manchester)

Annual lecture for the Centre for the Literatures of the Roman Empire

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Arts seminar room 7, University of St Andrews

06 March 2019

Workshop

Metaphors of Displacement

The School of Classics in Collaboration with StAnza Festival 2019 is delighted to invite you to join us for the colloquium entitled, Metaphors of Displacement. We welcome the poet A.E. Stallings, Natasha Saunders (IR) and Michael Carroll (Classics) to discuss identity and forced migration as expressed through the written word, chaired by Rebecca Sweetman (Classics).

 

Event is free/ticketed.

View further information on the StAnza site

Starts at: 11:00 AM
Location: The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Studio Theatre, St Andrews

05 March 2019

Seminar, Special Seminar

Love, Hatred, and Madness: The Emotional Lives of the Capitolium

Speaker: Jason Moralee (University of Massachusetts)

Starts at: 5:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

04 March 2019

Workshop

Epigraphy and Literature in the Imperial Age, Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Funded by the British Academy 

Programme

  • 09.00 Welcome coffee
  • 09.10 Introduction
  • 09.20 Peter Krutschwitz (Reading), Decolonialising Roman Poetry: the example of Roman Germany
  • 09.50 Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews), Literature and literacy in inscriptions from Roman Britain
  • 10.10 Carlos Machado (St Andrews), Inscriptions and antiquarianism in late antique Rome
  • 10.30 Discussion
  • 10.50 Coffee break
  • 11.15 Jason Moralee (Amherst, Mass.), Writing fiction from inscriptions: the legends of the Roman Martyrs
  • 11.45 Jason König (St Andrews), Festival and spectacle inscriptions in imperial and late antique culture
  • 12.05 Elisa Merisio (Sapienza),Local poets and literary models in metrical inscriptions from the Phrygian Highlands: two case studies
  • 12.25 Discussion
  • 12.50 - 14.30 Lunch
  • 14.30 Ida Toth (Oxford), Inscriptions in Byzantine Patriographic Literature
  • 15.00 Francesco Stella (Siena), Verse inscriptions in Carolingian Monasteries
  • 15.30 Andreas Rhoby (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften), Inscriptions in Byzantine Historiography
  • 16.00 Discussion
  • 16.25 Coffee Break
  • 16.45 Gianfranco Agosti (Sapienza), Paideia and Identity in Late Antique Verse Inscriptions
  • 17.00-18.00 Round table (restricted to speakers for discussion on the structure of the resulting book)
    Gianfranco Agosti and Silvia Orlandi (Sapienza), Chair
  • 19.30 Conference Dinner 


For info and registration: gp63@st-andrews.ac.uk

Organised by: Gianfranco Agosti (La Sapienza), Carlos Machado (St Andrews), Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews)

Starts at: 9:00 AM
Location: St Mary’s College Hall, University of St Andrews

01 March 2019

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

The Use of Timber for Fuel in the Roman Empire

Speaker: Elaine Rankin

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room S4 Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

27 February 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

Writing Sisters: from Iphthime’s ε?δωλον to unanima soror

Speaker: Nikoletta Manioti (St Andrews)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

22 February 2019

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

Julian and Antioch: text(s) and context(s)

Speaker: Gabriel Gabbardo

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room S4 Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

20 February 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

Pagan vision and Christian voice in Eudocia’s De martyrio sancti Cypriani

Speaker: Pavlos Avlamis (King’s London)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Arts seminar room 7, University of St Andrews

15 February 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

Prostheses in Classical Antiquity: Everything you Never Knew you Wanted to Know

Speaker: Jane Draycott (Glasgow)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

15 February 2019

Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

The hunter and the hunted: the myth of Actaeon in Virgil’s Aeneid

Speaker: Stewart Park

Starts at: 1:00 PM
Location: Room S4 Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

06 February 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

Celebrating (in) exile. Festive days in Ovid’s Tristia

Speaker: Anke Walter (Newcastle)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Room S11, Swallowgate, University of St Andrews

30 January 2019

Seminar, Research Seminar

Fabricating fertility: faience #aegyptiaca in the Early Iron Age Mediterranean

Speaker: Matthew Skuse (St Andrews)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Arts seminar room 7, Arts Building, University of St Andrews

11 December 2018

Workshop

The Ethics of Engagement: research, knowledge exchange and the military sector

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Organised by: Alice König

Starts at: 11:00 AM
Location: Byre Studio, St Andrews

06 December 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

 'Making an Impression: Pietro Bembo, Mount Etna, and the Venetian Printing Press'

Speaker: Professor Gareth Williams (University of Columbia)

Public lecture hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

Starts at: 6:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

30 November 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Caesar the orator in retrospect

Speaker: Henriette van der Blom

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

28 November 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Maria's Lament in the Homeric Centos, an early Marian Thernos.

Speaker: Anna Lefteratou (Heidelberg)

A work in progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

23 November 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Lived religion as popular culture in Late Antiquity

Speaker: Lucy Grig (Edinburgh)

A work in progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

21 November 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

John the Baptist and Euripidean Models of Morality in Buchanan’s Baptistes and Grimald’s Archipropheta

Speaker: Lucy Jackson (KCL)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: School I, St Salvators' Quad, University of St Andrews

16 November 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Curriculum vitarum: Metempsychosis (Pythagoras, Empedokles) and Homeric reception

Speaker: Rebecca Laemmle (Basel/Cambridge)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

09 November 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

The metrical funerary inscriptions from Phrygia under the Roman Empire: Greek paideia and local identity.

Speaker: Elisa Merisio (Rome, La Sapienza)

A work in progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

07 November 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Of Alpinists and Elephants: Modern Perspectives on Ancient Ascents

Speaker: Dawn Hollis (St Andrews)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

02 November 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Family matters: the long life of Roman tombs

Speaker: Barbara Borg (Exeter)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

31 October 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Labyrinths of Analogy: Suzanne Lilar (1901-1992) and Neoplatonism

Speaker: Jenny Messenger (St Andrews)

A work in progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies

Starts at: 3:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

19 October 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Archaeology and history of Lydia from the early Lydian period to late antiquity (8th century B.C.-6th century A.D.)

Speaker: Ergun Lafli (Dokus Eylul, Izmir)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

17 October 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Callimachus’ epigram for his father

Speaker: Richard Rawles (Edinburgh)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Arts Seminar room 7, Arts Building, University of St Andrews

12 October 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

The Dark Side of the Nile. Greek and Coptic Paideia in Late Antiquity

Speaker: Gianfranco Agosti (La Sapienza)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

05 October 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Character Embodied: Seneca’s Phaedra

Speaker: Erica Bexley (Durham)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

03 October 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

The Goddess Isis in Vergil and Ovid: Gender, Ethnicity, and Roman Identity

Speaker: Vassiliki Panoussi (William & Mary)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Arts Seminar room 7, Arts Building, University of St Andrews

26 September 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

From spiritual visions to archaeological digs: David Russell and The Walker Trust excavations of the Great Palace in Constantinople

Speaker: Lenia Kouneni (St Andrews)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: Arts Seminar room 7, Arts Building, University of St Andrews

21 September 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Connecting the Greeks: festival networks in the Hellenistic and Roman periods

Speaker: Onno Van Nijf (Groningen)

Starts at: 4:00 PM
Location: Parliament Hall, South St, University of St Andrews

20 - 21 September 2018

Conference

Athletics and Identity in Ancient and Modern Cultures

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Organised by: Georgios Mouratidis and Caitlan Smith (St Andrews)

Starts at: 3:00 PM
Location: Parliament Hall, University of St Andrews

19 September 2018

Seminar, Research Seminar

Praise, Blame, and Roman Emperors: A Visual Study of Constantius II in Epideictic Literature

Speaker: Michael Hanaghan (Cork)

Starts at: 2:00 PM
Location: School I, St Salvator's Quad, University of St Andrews

17 - 18 September 2018

Conference

Reorienting Achaemenid Persia

Organised by: Thomas Harrison

Starts at: 10:00 AM
Location: Parliament Hall, University of St Andrews

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Conferences

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Research Seminars

Please direct enquiries to

Roger Rees, 
School of Classics,
University of St Andrews,
St Andrews KY16 9AL.
Tel.:
01334-462600.
E-mail:
rdr1@st-andrews.ac.uk

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