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Research seminars 2002 - 2003

09 May 2003 Speaker: Catherine Osborne (Liverpool)
'Did matter really matter to the Presocratics?'
02 May 2003 Speaker: Fiona Hobden (St Andrews)
'Aristocratic elites and democracy in the speech of Pausanias: Plato Symposium 180c - 185c'
25 April 2003 Speaker: Jens Holzhausen (FU, Berlin)
'Euripides' Bacchae and the Dyonisiac mysteries'
18 April 2003 Speaker: Harry Hine (St Andrews)
"Sand without lime" or "Anchovy sauce"?
28 March 2003 Speaker: Bruce Gibson (Liverpool)
'Apuleius and historiography'
21 March 2003 Speaker: Barabara Graziosi (Durham)
'Mother Earth and cosmic upheaval'
14 March 2003 Speaker: Emily Greenwood (St Andrews)
'Thucydides out of context'
07 March 2003 Speaker: Philip van der Eijk (Newcastle)
'Was there such a thing as intellectual historiography in the ancient world?'
28 February 2003 Speaker: Ian Carradice (Art History, St. Andrews)
'Closely observed Flavians' (with slides)
21 February 2003 Speaker: Jon Coulston (St Andrews)
'Trajan's Forum in Rome: new excavations and new perspectives' (with slides)
14 February 2003 Speaker: Willem Jongman (Groningen/Cambridge)
'Rome: taxes, rents and the decline and fall of the economy'
13 December 2002 Speaker: Margaret Atkins (Trinity and All Saints, Leeds)
Augustine on the poverty of monks. 
06 December 2002 Speaker: Sandra Bingham (Edinburgh)
Why can't we all just get along? The question of Concordia in the Severan family. 
29 November 2002 Speaker: Jason König (St. Andrews)
Plutarch's Quaestiones Convivales and Greek sympotic tradition. 
22 November 2002 Speaker: Sarah Broadie (St. Andrews)
How Plato Naturalised the Elements. 
15 November 2002 Speaker: Karla Pollmann (St. Andrews)
Holiness and Miracles in Latin Hagiographic Epic 
01 November 2002 Speaker: Roger Rees (Edinburgh)
Panegyric and History 
25 October 2002 Speaker: Bruce Gibson (Liverpool)
Apuleius and Historiography 
18 October 2002 Speaker: Liz Irwin (Cambridge)
Constructing History: Narrative and Meaning in Herodotus' Histories 
11 October 2002 Speaker: Jill Harries (St. Andrews)
Was Roman Law Really Greek? 
04 October 2002 Speaker: Rebecca Flemming (London)
Medicine and Empire in the Roman world. 
27 September 2002 Speaker: Ewen Bowie (Oxford)
Bronze or gold: rewards for Greek wordsmiths in the Roman empire 

All seminars took place on Fridays at 4.15 p.m. in Swallowgate 11. Papers were followed by discussion. All welcome.

The 2002-2003 research seminars were organised by Professor Halliwell, School of Classics, University of St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9AL. Tel.: 01334-462600. FAX: 01334-462602.

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Roger Rees, 
School of Classics,
University of St Andrews,
St Andrews KY16 9AL.


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