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Research seminars 2013 - 2014

03 June 2014 Speaker: Christopher Faraone (Chicago)
The Materiality of Ancient Mediterranean Voodoo Dolls: Animals-as-Effigies and Man-Made Images
23 April 2014 Speaker: Josh Ober (Stanford)
The (economic) rise and (political) fall of classical Greece
18 April 2014 Speaker: Sian Lewis: (St Andrews)
Some approaches to the study of animals in antiquity
16 April 2014 Speaker: Barbara Burrell (Cincinnati)
The Promontory Palace at Caesarea Maritima
11 April 2014 Speaker: Dunstan Lowe (Kent)
Byzantine Influences on the Legend of Virgil the Magician
04 April 2014 Speaker: Victoria Moul (KCL)
How Statian are Seventeenth Century Silvae?
02 April 2014 Speaker: David Konstan (NYU)
Beauty and Desire, or When did Aesthetics Go Astray?
14 March 2014 Speaker: Thomas Schmitz (Bonn)
"Pyrenaean mountains and deep-valleyed Alps": geography and empire in the Garland of Philip
07 March 2014 Speaker: Verity Platt (Cornell)
Writing Between 'The Lines': Narratives of Making in Pliny's Natural History
28 February 2014 Speaker: Mark Bradley (Nottingham)
Roman noses
21 February 2014 Speaker: Andrew Gregory (UCL)
Presocratic natural science: some opportunities
14 February 2014 Speaker: Mirko Canevaro (Edinburgh)
The Development of Legislative Procedures in Ancient Athens: 250 Years of nomothesia
Please note the location has changed to School V St Salvator's Quad.
07 February 2014 Speaker: Rebecca Sweetman (St Andrews)
Insular Cyclades? Networks and islands in the Roman Empire
31 January 2014 Speaker: Renaud Gagné (Cambridge)
Piety and Disaster: the Anathemata of Fallen Dynasts
03 December 2013 Speaker: Margaret Alexiou (Harvard)
'The Sweetness of Tears in Greek and Scottish Music'
Please contact Nikoletta Manioti nm66@st-andrews.ac.uk with any queries. Funded jointly by the School of Classics and the Scottish Hellenic Society.
29 November 2013 Speaker: Shane Butler (Bristol)
The ancient phonograph
22 November 2013 Speaker: Yannis Varalis (University of Thessaly)
Church-building in late antique Thessalonike and its hinterland: local tradition and links with the west
15 November 2013 Speaker: Kostas Vlassopoulos (Nottingham)
Globalisation and glocalisation in the ancient world
08 November 2013 Speaker: Emily Baragwanath (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Serenade on a Blue Guitar: the character and function of speeches in Xenophon
01 November 2013 Speaker: Michael Scott (Warwick)
Final moments: understanding depictions of drowning in the Graeco-Roman world
25 October 2013 Speaker: Gail Trimble (Trinity College, Oxford)
Space and time in Catullus 64
18 October 2013 Speaker: Mauro Bonazzi (Milan)
Plato under the empire: Plutarch on the philosophical life
11 October 2013 Speaker: Caroline Humfress (Birkbeck) and Jill Harries (St Andrews)
Why (Roman) historians need to think about law: reflections at the coalface
Opening paper for the conference 'Late antique history'
04 October 2013 Speaker: Jan Stenger (Glasgow)
Athens and/or Jerusalem? Basil the Great and Chrysostom on religious education
27 September 2013 Speaker: Saskia Roselaar (Nottingham)
Economic relations and integration in the Roman Republic
20 September 2013 Speaker: Sofie Waebens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Soldiers and their relatives: Roman tombstones from Nikopolis (Egypt)

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