seen on the Classicists list:
The Department of Classical Studies at The Open University warmly invites you to a one-day seminar on the theme of The Classical Body, to be held on Saturday February 2nd 2013 at the OU Regional Centre in London (Camden Town) 10am-4.30pm.
The conference charge will be 7 pounds (for catering costs). To register your interest and receive a booking form, please email Jessica Hughes on jessica.hughes AT open.ac.uk by January 15th 2013. Speakers and topics are listed below.
We hope to see you there!
NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE CLASSICAL BODY
Phil Perkins (OU) – ‘Images of Birth in the Ancient Mediterranean’
Helen King (OU) – ‘Reading the Bearded Lady: Phaethousa of Abdera’
Sue Blundell (OU) – ‘Both Feet on the Ground: Stepping Out in Ancient Greece’
Mark Bradley (Nottingham) – ‘Foul Bodies in Ancient Rome’
Rebecca Fallas (OU) – ‘Promoting Fertility: Regimes for Fertility in the Ancient Medical Texts’
Emma Bridges (OU) – ‘Bodily Mutilation and Despotic Power in Herodotus’ Persian Wars Narrative’
Emma-Jayne Graham (OU) – ‘Dying Disabled in Ancient Rome’
A map of the Camden area can be accessed via this link: http://www3.open.ac.uk/contact/maps.aspx?contactid=1