CONF: London Roman Art Seminar 2011

Seen on the Classicists list (please direct any queries to the folks mentioned in the item and not to rogueclassicism):

The first London Roman Art Seminar will take place this coming Monday (17th January) at 530pm.
Cristina Boschetti will be giving a talk entitled, "An interdisciplinary study of the mosaics from the
House of the Faun in Pompeii: technique, materials and provenance".

Please note the updated location information:
All seminars are held on Mondays at 5.30pm in Royal Holloway London Annex, 11 Bedford Square
(entrance on Montague Place), London WC1, room GSB1 (at 2 Gower Street).

If you have any queries contact: A.Claridge AT rhul.ac.uk or Will.Wootton AT kcl.ac.uk

The full programme is as follows:

17 January 2011 Cristina Boschetti (University of Nottingham)
An interdisciplinary study of the mosaics from the House of the Faun in Pompeii: technique,
materials and provenance

31 January 2011 Simona Perna (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Ossa quod vallavit Onyx: Roman funerary urns in coloured stone

14 February 2011 Janet Huskinson (Open University)
Roman strigillated sarcophagi: finding voices for a ‘silent majority’

28 February 2011 Thorsten Opper (The British Museum)
The statue of Hadrian from Cyrene

14 March 2011 Maria Aurenhammer (Austrian Archaeological Institute, Vienna)
Hellenistic, Roman and contemporary sculpture in Late Antique Ephesos: the case of the Upper
Agora and the Theatre

28 March 2011 John Pollini (University of Southern California)
Recutting Roman portraits: problems in interpretation and using new technology in finding
possible solutions

9 May 2011 Michael Koortbojian (Princeton University)
Title to be announced

16 May 2011 Zahra Newby (University of Warwick)
Speaking of the dead: the rhetorical strategies of Roman sarcophagi

23 May 2011 Andreas Kropp (University of Nottingham)
The images of the “triad” of Heliopolis-Baalbek (Jupiter, Venus and Mercury): interpretations and
iconographic problems

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