CONF: Manchester, Classics & Ancient History Research Seminars

Seen on Classicists (please send any responses to the folks mentioned in the quoted text, not to rogueclassicism!):

*NB a couple of changes and a couple of additions to the programme published in September*

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER: CLASSICS & ANCIENT HISTORY
DEPT RESEARCH SEMINARS AND MANCHESTER BRANCH CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION MEETINGS 2009-10, Semester 2

All Thursday meetings begin at 5 pm in the Samuel Alexander Building, Room S. 2. 8.
CA meetings are on Wednesdays at 5.30 in various rooms of the same building.
All are welcome at all meetings, also at drinks after the discussion and at the meal with the speaker later on.

SEMESTER 2

CA Wed. 3 February 2010, 5.30 pm, A. 113
Tim Parkin (Manchester)
Recovering the wonder: John Turtle Wood (and his wife) in Ephesus, 1863-1874

4 February 2010
Teresa Morgan (Oriel, Oxford)
Roman trust

11 February
Graham Oliver (Liverpool)
The business of state: public finance in Hellenistic Athens

18 February
Peter Liddel (Manchester)
Law, epigraphy and power in the fifth-century Aegean

25 February
Rosalind Thomas (Balliol, Oxford)
Herodotus and the Persians

4 March
Caroline Petit (Manchester)
Galen’s Greek

11 March
Julia Hillner (Sheffield)
Gregory the Great’s prisons

CA Wed. 17 March, 5.30 pm, A. 7
Roslynne Bell (Manchester)
Moving in with the gods: new insights into the Augustan Palatine

18 March
Tom Harrison (Liverpool)
Herodotus on Persian royal ideology

25 March
Ed Bispham (Brasenose, Oxford)
State formation and the Samnite Wars

22 April
Peter Maskell (Manchester)
Carthaginian imperialism

29 April
Rebekka Ott (Manchester)
Latin word-order

6 May
Tobias Reinhardt (Corpus Christi, Oxford)
Galen (title TBC)

CA Wed. 12 May, 5.30 pm, A. 7
Jonathan Powell (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Horace and the Iraq War

13 May
Kate Cooper (Manchester)
Religious identity, conversion, and ethnic identity in late antiquity

20 May
Roberta Mazza (Manchester)
Money for doctors, faith for Jesus: disease and healing in the Gospel
of Mark in the light of Greek papyri

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David Langslow, convener of the research seminar, and Chair of the Manchester Branch of the Classical Association
David.Langslow for further information

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