CONF: ‘The gods of SMALL THINGS’

Seen on the Classicists list:

21-22 September 2009 the Ure Museum, Department of Classics,
University of Reading, will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference
entitled ‘The gods of SMALL THINGS’. This two-day interdisciplinary
conference, which seeks to investigate the cumulative value of non-
prestige ex votos, will include a public lecture by Jean-Marc Luce
(Toulouse), "From miniature objects to giant ones: the process of
defunctionalisation in sanctuaries and graves in Iron Age Greece".
Full details of the conference, including programme, abstracts, and
booking forms, as well as our poster, may be obtained from the
conference website, http://www.reading.ac.uk/ure/godsofsmallthings/

To register to attend the conference, preferably before 15 August,
please send the booking form to Nina Aitken
<n.l.aitken AT reading.ac.uk>. The booking form is available at
http://www.reading.ac.uk/ure/godsofsmallthings/smallthings_booking.pdf

Thanks to generous funding from the Classical Association and the
Hellenic Society we are able to provide grants to assist eligible
students who wish to attend this conference. Interested students
should contact Marianne Bergeron <m.e.bergeron AT reading.ac.uk> no later
than 15 August.

We would be grateful if you could print out and post the conference
poster, which is available at
http://www.reading.ac.uk/ure/godsofsmallthings/GOST-poster.pdf

Any further enquiries may be addressed to one of the conference
organisers:

Katerina Volioti <k.volioti AT reading.ac.uk>
Amy C. Smith <a.c.smith AT reading.ac.uk>
Marianne Bergeron <m.e.bergeron AT reading.ac.uk>

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