CONF: Causing Health and Disease: Medical Powers in Classical and Late Antiquity

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Causing Health and Disease:
Medical Powers in Classical and Late Antiquity

International conference organized by the

Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologiesproject

21– 22 September 2012

Corpus Christi College

Rainolds room


Invited Speakers

Roger Batty (Keio University, Tokyo)

Philip van der Eijk (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Jim Hankinson (University of Texas at Austin)

Brooke Holmes (Princeton University)

Geoffrey Lloyd (University of Cambridge)

Roberto Lo Presti (Università degli Studi di Palermo)

Popa Tiberiu (Butler University)

Barbara Zipser (Royal Holloway University of London)

Registration, accommodation and opening dinner

Registration is £10, but free for students.

Rooms in Corpus Christi College are available to those attending the conference. The cost is £49.50 per night (single occupation, with shared toilet facilities). Registration for rooms and shared meals will be available shortly via the online registration system, which will be accessible here.

Please also note that the conference will open with a dinner and program (details tbc) on the evening of 20th September. Participation

is open to all (the cost is £35, with space for 15 participants), and registration will also be available through the online system.

Graduate students seeking assistance with the costs of attending this conference may wish to apply to the The Thomas Wiedemann Memorial Fund. Its trustees are ‘particularly keen to support attendance by individuals or groups at seminars or conferences.’

Thanks are due to:

The Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity
The European Research Council

If you have a query about the conference, please email Anna Marmodoro at:
powers AT


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