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Research seminars 2016 - 2017

05 May 2017 Speaker: Dr Mehmet Erginel (Eastern Mediterranean University)
The Continuity of Plato's Thought on Pleasure and Pain
21 April 2017 Speaker: Kim Bowes (UPenn/America Academy in Rome)
Landscapes of the Roman Poor
14 April 2017 Speaker: Michele Salzman (UC Riverside)
 Elite Contestations and the Crisis of 455
(Annual Lecture for the Centre for Late Antique Studies)
12 April 2017 Speaker: Caroline Belanger (Classics, University of St Andrews)
Magnitude through Minutiae: Creative Imitation in Late Antique Geographical Literature
A Work in Progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies.
07 April 2017 Speaker: Bernhard Zimmermann (Freiburg)
Theatre of the mind. Plato and Attic drama
05 April 2017 Speaker: Ian David Morris (Medieval History, University of Amsterdam)
Who ‘Arabised’ the Late Antique State?
A Work in Progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies.
04 April 2017 Speaker: Dr Sophia Connell (University of Cambridge)
Aristotle on the Female Role in Generation
31 March 2017 Speaker: Marcus Folch (Columbia)
Political Prisoners in Democratic Athens: Incarceration in Classical Greece
29 March 2017 Speaker: Professor John Finamore (Classics, University of Iowa)
The Soul’s Place in the Iamblichean Hierarchy  
A Work in Progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies.Please note the change in time for this seminar: 16:00-17:30 in S11. 
10 March 2017 Speaker: Maria Wyke (UCL)
Ancient Rome in Silent Cinema: The Christian legend Quo vadis? as an Italian feature film
08 March 2017 Speaker: Dr Crystal Addey (St Andrews)
Divine Power, Immanence and Transcendence in Plotinus, Porphyry and Iamblichus  
A Work in Progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies.
03 March 2017 Speaker: John Morgan (Swansea)
A Cast of Thousands: the riddle of the Antheia Romance solved (?)
24 February 2017 Speaker: Emma Nicholson (Edinburgh)
Philip V of Macedon, the Darling of the Greeks: a note on the use of eromenos in Polybios
22 February 2017 Speaker: Sarah Greer (Medieval History, University of St Andrews)
Care of the kingdom: the problems and possibilities for political rule by non-queenly women
A Work in Progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies.
17 February 2017 Speaker: Matt Dunscombe (Newcastle)
Why do Aristotle (and others) reject relative change?
10 February 2017 Speaker: Nicolas Wiater (St Andrews)
Source Citations in Polybius and his Historical Predecessors
08 February 2017 Speaker: Dr Antti Lampinen (Classics, University of St Andrews)
The Theme of ‘Barbarian Wise Men’ in Late Antiquity
A Work in Progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies.
03 February 2017 Speaker: Angie Hobbs (Sheffield)
Socrates, Eros and Magic
27 January 2017 Speaker: Jan Maijastina Kahlos (Helsinki)
Christianization and the Dynamics of Patronage in Late Antiquity – From Conflicts to Everyday Nuisances?
25 January 2017 Speaker: Dr Alex Woolf (Medieval History, University of St Andrews)
Britain before Augustine: Writing a history for a period without sources
A Work in Progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies.
25 November 2016 Speaker: Eleri Cousins (St Andrews)
 "Springs sumptuously equipped”: Meanings of Water at Bath
18 November 2016 Speaker: Athanasios Vionis (University of Cyprus)
Landscape approaches and settlement archaeology in post-Roman central Greece
Annual Lecture for the Centre for Landscape Studies
11 November 2016 Speaker: Simon Corcoran (Newcastle)
The lives of the Justinian Code from Constantinople to Cambridge
09 November 2016 Speaker: Bethany Parsons (Classics and Philosophy, University of Edinburgh)
Philosophy and Commentary: Evaluating Simplicius on the Presocratics
A Work in Progress seminar hosted by the Centre for Late Antique Studies.
04 November 2016 Speaker: Claire Holleran (Exeter)
The Labour Market in Ancient Rome
28 October 2016 Speaker: Niels Gaul (Edinburgh)
The Byzantium That Could Have Been? Learning and the Transmission of Classical Texts in the Ninth Century
14 October 2016 Speaker: Tom Geue (St Andrews)
Calling Rome without Names: Octavia
07 October 2016 Speaker: Emma Buckley (St Andrews)
Reviving Lucan: Marlowe, Tamburlaine, and ‘Lucans First Booke
30 September 2016 Speaker: Stephen Harrison (Oxford)
Horace's Hymn to Bacchus (Odes 2.19): poetics and politics
Annual Lecture for the Centre for the Literatures of the Roman Empire
23 September 2016 Speaker: Tom Harrison (St Andrews)
Saving the Barbarian
16 September 2016 Speaker: Emily Greenwood (Yale)
Genres on the frontiers of gender: paradoxes of female leadership in ancient Greek literature
N.B. This seminar is in the Arts lecture theatre

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