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Defeat and the West: Interpretations of the Defeat of Athens in 404 BCE - 13-14/05/2016, Strasbourg (France)

09.05.2016

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 13-14/05/2016

 

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Alsace (MISHA), Strasbourgh (France)

 

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: The Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Strasbourg

 

INFO: web - emf71@case.edu

 

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Friday, May 13

 

8:30:

Introduction: Dr. Rifka Weehuizen, Managing Director, USIAS.

9:00-10:30: Panel 1

Defeat Defined:

Edmond Lévy (University of Strasbourg): Athènes vaincue: l'impensable, l'impossible défaite du plus fort selon Thucydide.

Neville Morley (University of Bristol): The Psychology of Defeat and the Invention of Historiography.

 

11:00 to 13:30: Panel 2

The Defeat of Athens and the Fourth Century

David Pritchard (University of Queensland): Democracy and War in Ancient Athens.

Cinzia Bearzot (University of Milan): La symphora de la cité. La défaite d’Athènes (404 av. J.-C.) dans les orateurs attiques.

 

15:00-16:30: Panel 3

The Defeat of Athens and Republican Rome

Michel Humm (University of Strasbourg): Rome, une « cité grecque » prise par les Hyperboréens.

David Levene (New York University): Rome Redeems Athens: Livy on the Peloponnesian War and the Conquest of Greece.

17:30:

Keynote Address

Tim Rood (University of Oxford): Thucydides, Sicily, and the Defeat of Athens. 

 

Saturday, May 14

 

9:00-10:30: Panel 4

The Defeat of Athens and Greek Writers of Imperial Rome

Estelle Oudot (University of Bourgogne): ‘Presque invaincue…’: stratégies rhétoriques autour de la défaite d’Athènes dans l’œuvre d'Aelius Aristide. 

Vassiliki Pothou: Echo der Katastrophe: Die Spuren der Niederlage Athens in Flavius Josephus' Bellum Judaicum.

 

11:00 to 12:30: Panel 5

The Defeat of Athens and Modern Democracies

Hans Kopp (Freie Universität Berlin): "that famous and fatal war ... which ... terminated in the ruin of the
Athenian commonwealth”: Athens Niederlage in den Federalist Papers.

Oliver Schelske (University of Munich): A Struggle for Democracy: Thucydides in Germany after World War I.

 

13:30 - 15:00:  Panel 6

The Defeat of Athens and Modern German Scholarship

Christian Wendt (Freie Universität Berlin): Spree-Athen nach dem Untergang: Eduard Meyer zur Parallelität von Geschichte.

Tobias Joho (University of Bern): A commotion at the heart of Greek culture: Jacob Burckhardt on the defeat of Athens in the Peloponnesian War. 

 

15:30 to 17:00: Panel 7

The Defeat of Athens and Modern France

Dominique Lenfant (University of Strasbourg): D’Athènes à Vichy: défaite militaire et faillite démocratique selon Les Oligarques de Jules Isaac.

Christophe Pébarthe (University of Bordeaux Montaigne): Lectures françaises de Thucydide: Jacqueline de Romilly, Nicole Loraux et Cornelius Castoriadis.

Concluding Remarks: Edith Foster

 

Post-workshop discussion

17:30:  Ancient Studies and the Nations: Maintaining Connections, Strengthening Identities. (Les études anciennes et les nations: maintenir les connexions, confirmer les identités.)

Introducer: Maria Schettino (President, Collegium Rhenatus Beatus).

 

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