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Research seminars 2003 - 2004

07 May 2004 Speaker: Joanne Walker (St. Andrews)
“Puzzles in Plautus’ Aulularia.” 
30 April 2004 Speaker: Chris Howgego (Oxford)
“Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces.”
23 April 2004 Speaker: Corinna Riva (Oxford)
“Symposium and sacrifice in Etruscan Orientalizing tombs.”
26 March 2004 Speaker: Regine May (Durham)
“The Cook in Plautus' Mercator.
19 March 2004 Speaker: Tom Harrison (St. Andrews)
Truth and lies in Herodotus' Histories.
12 March 2004 Speaker: Ruth Parkes (St. Andrews)
“Parthenopaeus: a model youth? Reading Statius through Claudian.”
05 March 2004 Speaker: Thomas Johansen (Edinburgh)
“Naturalism in ancient philosophy of mind.”
27 February 2004 Speaker: Claudia Strobel (Oxford)
“The Lexicographer and his Tasks in the Second Sophistic.”
20 February 2004 Speaker: Rebecca Sweetman (St Andrews)
 “Sparta Basilica Project. Reconstructing Space and Time in Early Christian Architecture.”
13 February 2004 Speaker: Janet Delaine (Reading)
“The urban development of Ostia - new approaches.”
12 December 2003 Speaker: Prof. John Barclay (Durham)
‘The Empire Writes Back: Flavius Josephus in Rome’
05 December 2003 Speaker: Dr Catherine Collobert (Ottawa + St Andrews).
‘The Homeric Conception of Justice’
28 November 2003 Speaker: Dr Zahra Newby (Warwick)
‘Performing the past: images of the Athenian ephebeia in the second and third centuries AD.’
21 November 2003 Speaker: Dr Polly Low (Manchester)
 ‘Looking for the language of Athenian imperialism’
07 November 2003 Speaker: Dr Yumna Khan (King┬┐s College London)
'Finding one's way with Dionysius the Periegete.’
31 October 2003 Speaker: Ms. Alice Weeks (St Andrews)
‘Weighing up the 'summa' and the 'leviora' of Frontinus' De Aquis’
24 October 2003 Speaker: Dr Sandra Gambetti (St Andrews)
‘Who founded Alexandria?’
17 October 2003 Speaker: Dr Sebastian Brock (Oxford)
‘Who is the fidus interpres?  A major shift in translation practice in Late Antiquity’
10 October 2003 Speaker: Dr Johannes Haubold (Durham)
‘The use of 'parallels': Iliad 14.201 and Enuma Elish 1.1-5.’
03 October 2003 Speaker: Prof. Graham Smith (Art History, St Andrews)
‘The Past in the Present: Photographs of Classical Art in the Writings of E. M. Forster’ (with slides)

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

The 2003-2004 research seminars were organised by Dr Jon Hesk and Prof. Greg Woolf, 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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