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Conferences 2013 - 2014

20 June 2014

The Family in Flavian Epic

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Organised by: Nikoletta Manioti

Started at: 9:00 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

19 - 20 June 2014

Literary Interactions under Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian 2: Intertextuality, Society and Literary Production

Organised by: Chris Whitton

Started at: 9:00 AM
Location: Internationales Begegnumszentrum (IBZ), Bergstraße 7a, Rostock

25 April 2014

What is democracy and what is it good for?

One day workshop

Programme

9.30 Tea/coffee

10.00 Josiah Ober  (Stanford)--What is democracy? What is it good for?

11.00 Tea/coffee

11.30 Ben Gray (Edinburgh)--Democracy as a balance between liberty, equality and dignity? The evidence of the inscribed rhetoric of some ancient Greek democracies

12.15 Mirko Canevaro (Edinburgh)--Dignity, honour and democracy

 

1.00 Lunch

 

2.00 David Carter (Reading)--Democracy as a vehicle for popular consent

3.00 Nicholas Cole (Oxford)--Democracy in a New World: The Classical Past and the Possibility of Democracy in America

3.30 Tea/coffee

4.00 Round table discussion with Nicholas Rengger (St Andrews), Tony Lang (St Andrews) and Matthias Thaler (Edinburgh)

5.30  End

 

Booking and enquiries

All welcome. There is no charge for attendance, but please email classcon@st-andrews.ac.uk by April 11 if you are considering attending. Please also mention any special dietary requirements.

For other enquiries please contact Myles Lavan (mpl2@st-andrews.ac.uk).

Organised by: Myles Lavan

Started at: 9:30 AM
Location: Swallowgate S11, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

12 February 2014

Landscapes

An afternoon workshop featuring current research being carried out by members of the School of Classics.

Program

14:00 Sian Lewis
Classical Landscape with Animals
14:30 Rebecca Sweetman
Late Antique Landscapes: memory and conversion
15:00 Jill Harrie
Landscape and Memory in Eusebius' Gazeteer of Biblical Place-Names
15:30 Tea & Coffee
16:00 Jason Konig
Mountains in literature
16:30 Nikoletta Maniotti
The view from above in Latin epic

Booking

There is no registration fee. However, please email classcon@st-andrews.ac.uk so we can plan catering.

Organised by: Myles Lavan

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

23 - 24 January 2014

Sacred Animals and Monsters in Greek and Near-Eastern Religions

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Organised by: Dr Samantha Newington (University of Aberdeen) and Dr Sian Lewis (University of St Andrews)

Started at: 9:00 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

11 - 12 October 2013

Late antique history

A day in honour of Jill Harries.
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Organised by: Greg Woolf

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

05 - 06 September 2013

Rethinking Late Hellenistic Greek literature and the Second Sophistic

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Registration deadline: 30th August 2013

Organised by: Jason König and Nicolas Wiater

Started at: 9:00 AM
Location: School of Classics, University of St Andrews

Events Enquiries

Conferences

classcon@st-andrews.ac.uk

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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If you a not a UK or EU citizen and if you need a letter of invitation for immigration purposes in order to attend an event organised by the School of Classics, please contact classcon@st-andrews.ac.uk.

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