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Urban Life and the Built Environment in the Roman World - 07-08-09/12/2016, Leiden (Netherlands)

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Gravensteen (Pieterskerkhof 6), Room 1.11

I. Urban life between theory and practice

Chair: Eric Moormann, Radboud University

14:15 – 14:45 Introduction: Urbanism, urban space, and urban life

Miko Flohr, Leiden University

14:45 – 15:30 Multisensory approaches to Roman urban space

Eleanor Betts, Open University (UK)

16:00 – 16:45 Emotion and the City: the example of Pompeii

Annette Haug, University of Kiel

16:45 – 17:30 Rome – the Moving City: Approaches to the Study of Urban Space

Simon Malmberg, University of Bergen

17:30 – Drinks


Gravensteen (Pieterskerkhof 6), Room 0.11

II. Urbanism and the sacred

Chair: Tesse Stek, Leiden University

10:00 – 10:45 Urbanizing the sacred landscape. Rural sanctuary complexes in Asia Minor

Christina Williamson, Groningen University

11:15 – 12:00 Religion in the urbs: Defining the special case of Imperial Rome beyond the political centre

Marlis Arnhold, University of Bonn

12:00 – 12:45 The Economy of the Sacred

Elizabeth Fentress, Rome.

Lunch break

III. Landscapes and Citizens

Chair: Luuk de Ligt, Leiden University

14:00 – 14:45 Topographical permeability and dynamics of public space in Roman Minturnae

Patric-Alexander Kreuz, University of Jordan, Amman

14:45 – 15:30 Statues and public life in the cities of Roman Greece: Athens, Corinth and Messene

Chris Dickenson, University of Oxford

16:00 – 16:45 Political space and the experience of citizenship in Republican Rome: monumentality, interpellation, and performance

Amy Russell, Durham University

16:45 – 17:30 Female Citizens and Cityscaping in Africa Proconsularis

Cristina Murer, Free University, Berlin


Gravensteen (Pieterskerkhof 6), Room 0.11

IV. Landscapes of Interaction

Chair: Nathalie de Haan, Radboud University Nijmegen

09:30 – 10:15 The urban borderscape as an arena for social, political and cultural interaction. Saskia Stevens, University of Utrecht

10:15 – 11:00 I risultati delle recenti indagini in una zona suburbana di Pompei. Per una rilettura del dato topografico

Sandra Zanella, Centre Jean Bérard, Naples

11:30 – 12:15 Roman roads as indicators of urban life: the case of the Via Appia near Rome

Stephan Mols & Eric Moormann, Radboud University Nijmegen

12:15 – 13:00 The commercial landscape of Roman ports

Candace Rice, University of Edinburgh

Lunch break

Chair: Tyler Franconi, University of Oxford

14:00 – 14:45 Urban workshops in Roman Africa: location, ownership and management

Touatia Amraoui, Casa Velazquez, Madrid

14:45 – 15:30 Public investment and the commercial landscapes of Roman Italy

Miko Flohr, University of Leiden

V. Concluding Remarks & General Discussion

Chair: Tyler Franconi, University of Oxford

16:00 – 16:20 Concluding Remarks

Andrew Wilson, University of Oxford

16:20 – 17:00 General Discussion

17:00 – Drinks

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