Edinburgh Classics Research Seminars 2009-2010

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University of Edinburgh Classics Research Seminar Series 2009/2010

All meetings in Faculty Room North, David Hume Tower (ground floor), unless otherwise stated. For further information please contact Ursula Rothe (ursula.rothe AT ed.ac.uk) or Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones (l.llewellyn-jones At ed.ac.uk).

Semester 1

23 Sep 09
7pm: CAS Meeting – DHT Faculty Room South:
PROF. ELIZABETH MOIGNARD (Glasgow)
‘Homecomings and departures’

30 Sep 09
DR. SHELLEY HALES (Bristol)
‘The ghosts of Pompeii’

7 Oct 09
PROF. JOHN MARINCOLA (Florida State/Edinburgh)
‘Contextualising Hellenistic historiography’

14 Oct 09
DR. ELIZABETH BARTMAN (AIA)
‘Ethnicity in Roman portraiture’

21 Oct 09
DR. SCOTT SCULLION (Oxford) ‘Maenads and Men’

28 Oct 09
7pm: CAS Meeting – DHT Faculty Room South:
PROF. JOHN MARINCOLA (Florida State/Edinburgh)
‘Plutarch and the Persian wars: myth, history and identity in Roman Greece’

4 Nov 09
DR. JON COULSTON (St Andrews)
‘Credible triumph? Presenting barbarian defeat on the pedestal reliefs of Trajan’s Column’

11 Nov 09
DR. ST JOHN SIMPSON (British Museum)
‘Ancient Iran in the British Museum: collections, displays and research’

18 Nov 09
PROF. YAN SHAOXIANG (Capital Normal University Beijing)
‘Greek and Roman History in China’

25 Nov 09
PROF. CATHARINE EDWARDS (Birkbeck)
tba

2 Dec 09
DR. EMMA BUCKLEY (St Andrews)
‘Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage: an Ovidian play?‘

9 Dec 09
7pm: CAS Meeting – DHT Conference Room:
DR. RICHARD MILES (Cambridge)
‘Hannibal, Heracles and the Second Punic War’

Semester 2:

13 Jan 10
7pm: CAS Meeting – DHT Faculty Room South:
PROF. T.P. WISEMAN, FBA (Exeter)
‘Ariadne in Ovid and Catullus’

20 Jan 10
DR. MICHAEL KULIKOWSKI (Tennessee)
‘Murranus the Pannonian: civilizing the provincial barbarian’

27 Jan 10
PROF. HELEN KING (Reading)
tba

3 Feb 10
PROF. IAN HAYNES (Newcastle)
‘Recent excavations at Birdoswald on Hadrian’s Wall’

10 Feb 10
DR. BRUNO CURRIE (Oxford)
‘The Pindaric first person in flux’

17 Feb 10
7pm: CAS Meeting – DHT Faculty Room South:
PROF. LAWRENCE KEPPIE (Hunterian Museum, Glasgow)
‘Searching for Trimontium on the map of Roman Scotland’

24 Feb 10
PROF. STEPHEN HARRISON (Oxford)
‘Some Problems in Ovid’s Poetic Career’

3 Mar 10
DR. JASON KOENIG (St Andrews)
‘Landscape and the representation of reality in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses’

10 Mar 10
DR. IPHIGENEIA LEVENTI (Volos)
‘Architectural sculpture in Athens in the time of the Peloponnesian
War’

17 Mar 10
DR. RICHARD RAWLES (Edinburgh)
‘Ibycus and epic’

24 Mar 10
PROF. JUDITH MOSSMAN (Nottingham)
‘Sophocles’ Antigone and Electra and civic identity’

21 Apr 10
7pm: CAS Meeting – DHT Conference Room:
PROF. C.J. TUPLIN (Liverpool)
‘Marsyas meets the Great King: the mythic landscape of classical Celaenae’

5 May 10
DHT Conference Room:
PROF. FERGUS MILLAR (Oxford)
‘Jerome and Palestine’

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