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CALL. 01.12.2016: CAS Graduate Student Conference: Alcohol in the Ancient World - Philadelphia (PA,




LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Penn Museum (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Darren Ashby (NELC, University of Pennsylvania)

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Penn’s Center for Ancient Studies invites proposals of papers from graduate students in any discipline who are engaged in the study of alcohol in the pre-modern world. Beer, wine, and other fermented beverages have played an important role in the social, political, economic, and religious lives of humans for thousands of years. The embedded nature of alcohol in human societies makes it a productive locus for research on a wide range of topics. Possible subjects include the role of alcohol in: • Production technologies and techniques • Consumption practices and contexts • Visual and literary culture • Law • Medicine • The construction and negotiation of identity and gender • Trade and political economy • Ritual Research on the prohibition of alcohol in pre-modern societies is also encouraged. Who is prohibited and why? When and where do these prohibitions apply? What do they entail? How are they enforced and how are they circumvented? Applications should include a title and an abstract of no more than 250 words that summarizes the work, identifies the methodology, and states the primary conclusions. CAS encourages interdisciplinary research that utilizes multiple sources of evidence, including material culture, texts, iconography, experimental and ethnographic studies, and archaeometry. Send all materials to with the subject heading CAS Abstract: APPLICANT NAME. Please include your affiliation in the body of the email. Deadline for abstracts is December 1, 2016. Applicants will be notified of the status of their paper by the middle of December.

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