As part of the Panegyrici Latini Project, the School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, University of Liverpool and the School of Classics, University of St Andrews are delighted to announce a one-day conference, to be held in the School of Classics, Swallowgate, St Andrews on Saturday 16th May 2009.
“Pliny the Younger in Late Antiquity”
9.30 Introduction: Bruce Gibson (Liverpool) and Roger Rees (St Andrews).
‘A couple of things Pliny can’t help with: Panegyrici Latini XI(3)’
John Henderson (Cambridge)
‘Managing the past: Plinian strategies in late antique panegyric’
Bruce Gibson (Liverpool)
‘Pliny and Symmachus’
Gavin Kelly (Edinburgh)
12.45 Lunch (in Swallowgate)
‘Pacatus, a poet doing Plinian prose’
Roger Rees (St Andrews)
‘Pliny’s Panegyricus and the Historia Augusta’
Diederik Burgersdijk (Amsterdam)
‘Salvian, Pliny’s Panegyricus and the Gallic Panegyrics’
David Lambert (St. Andrews)
‘Sidonius’ Pliny: from Constantius and Clarus to Firminus and Fuscus’
Roy Gibson (Manchester)
The deadline for Registration is 1 May 2009.
The conference fee of £10 covers conference documents, lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments. Postgraduate students may attend without charge, but need to register. Full details and a downloadable booking form are available at:
For further information, please email rdr1 AT st-andrews.ac.uk or bjgibson AT liverpool.ac.uk.