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NOSTOI: Traditions about Mediterranean Settlement - 06-07/05/2016, Oxford (England)




FECHA CONGRESO/CONGRESS DATE/DATA CONGRESSO: 06-07/05/2017


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: All Souls College (Oxford, England)


ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Giulia Biffis ; Simon Hornblower


INFO: giulia.biffis@ed.ac.uk


INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: until 29/02/2016;igratis / free / gratuito; email to: giulia.biffis@ed.ac.uk PROGRAMA/PROGRAM/PROGRAMMA:


Friday May 6th


Registration (9.30-10)

Session 1

  • Simon Hornblower, All Souls: Welcome; introduction and explanation of theme of conference (10-10.30; no discussion)

  • Robert Fowler, Bristol University: The nostoi / Nostoi and Archaic Greek Ethnicity (10.30-11.15)

Coffee break (11.15-11.30)

Session 2

  • Giulia Biffis, The University of Edinburgh and UCL: Nostos and the construction of personal identity (11.30-12.15)

  • Nick Lowe, Royal Holloway, London: Nostoi, narratives and emotions (12.15-1p.m.)

Lunch in Hall (1.00-2.00)

Session 3

  • Robin Lane Fox, New College, Oxford: Locating myths: from Macedon to India (2-2.45)

  • Catherine Morgan, All Souls: Nostoi and material culture in the area of the Classical-Hellenistic Adriatic: questions and approaches (2.45-3.30)

Tea break (3.30-4.00)

Session 4

  • Nicholas Purcell, Brasenose College, Oxford: Mediterranean perspectives on departure, displacement, and home (4.00-4.45)

  • Irad Malkin, Tel Aviv, Visiting Fellow of All Souls, spring and summer terms 2016: Nostos and the right of return home: Homeric heroes and Greek emigrants (4.45-5. 30)

Drinks reception in Old Library (5.30-7.00)


Saturday May 7th

Session 5

  • Guglielmo Genovese, University of L’Aquila, Italy: Nostoi as heroic foundations in southern Italy: Epeios and Philoktetes (9.30-10.15)

  • Naoise Mac Sweeney, Leicester University: Failed Nostoi and foundations: Kalchas and the Lokrian Ajax (10.15-11)

Coffee break 11.00-11.15

Session 6

  • Tanja Scheer, Göttingen University: Women and Nostoi (11.15-12.00)

  • Stephanie West, Hertford College, Oxford: Odysseus' eclectic itinerary, OR How the Odyssey gets the best of both (or rather several) worlds (12.00-12.45)

Final session

  • Robert Parker, New College, Oxford: Concluding remarks (12.45- 1.15)

Lunch in Hall


Departure

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