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Edinburgh Classics postgraduate seminars - 24/09, 01-08-15-22-29/10, 5-12-19-26/11, 03-10/12/2015, E


There has always been a strong contingent of postgraduate students at both masters and doctoral levels studying Classics at the University of Edinburgh.


Part of the postgraduate experience here is the opportunity to deliver research papers to fellow students, providing postgraduates with a valuable experience and practice in delivering research papers in a friendly and supportive environment.


The seminar series occurs weekly, with postgraduates who volunteer to deliver a research paper of around forty minutes in length, with time afterwards for question and answer.


FECHA/DATE/DATA: 24/09, 01-08-15-22-29/10, 5-12-19-26/11, 03-10/12/2015


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Claudia Baldassi

INFO: web - s1472964@sms.ed.ac.uk

INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: gratis / free / gratuito

PROGRAMA/PROGRAM/PROGRAMMA:

Thursday 24 SeptemberAlan Montgomery (Birkbeck, University of London)Searching for a Classical Caledonia


Thursday 1 OctoberElke Close (University of Edinburgh)What is a good leader? Polybius on Morals


Thursday 8 OctoberMax Stocker (University of Edinburgh)The Construction of Identity in Greek and Egyptian Epic Poetry: Personal and Cultural Identity in Homer’s Odyssey and the Tale of Sinuhe


Thursday 15 OctoberXu Hong (University College Dublin)Did Philip V of Macedon intend to invade Italy? A case study for the application of the realist paradigm to Hellenistic international relations


Thursday 22 OctoberBill Beck (University of Pennsylvania)The Turning Post and the Finish Line: False Boundaries in the Iliad


Thursday 29 OctoberAaltje Hidding (Ludwig-Maximilans-Universität München)Visiting the Sanctuary of Saint Colluthus in Antinoopolis: A Regional Perspective on the Great Persecution


Thursday 5 NovemberGary Vos and Gabriela Ingle (University of Edinburgh) Re-evaluation of some 'Christian' funerary inscriptions


Thursday 12 NovemberLucia Michielin (University of Edinburgh)Doors and Windows through the Romans’ eyes. Literary, epigraphic and visual sources. Some examples


Thursday 19 NovemberSonja Gammage (University of KwaZulu-Natal)The Use of Linguistic Atticism in the Novel of Achilles Tatius


Thursday 26 NovemberOliver Schwazer (University College London)Trimalchio and the laws of his time: Some considerations on the date of Petronius’ Satyrica


Thursday 3 DecemberDylan James (University of Oxford)Languages in Herodotus' Ethnographic Project


Thursday 10 DecemberMonica Park (Harvard University) The Hellenistic logoi and historical authority in Pausanias Book 1. Location change: Room G200, Doorway 3, Old Medical School, Teviot Place

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