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The Age of Empires: Comparisons and Interactions between East and West in Antiquity - 06-07,09/04/2017, New York (NY, USA)

12.03.2017

 

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 06-07,09/04/2017

 

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, USA)

 

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: The Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University; The NYU Center for Ancient Studies

 

INFO: web

 

INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: gratis / free / gratuito  Separate registration is required for each day/session of the symposium:

 

06/04/2017

 

07/04/2017


09/04/2017

 

 

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THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017


6:00 p.m.   WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO, The Met
Matthew S. Santirocco, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, NYU
Jason Sun, Brooke Russell Astor Curator, The Met
Lillian Tseng, Associate Professor, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU

6:20 p.m.   KEYNOTE SESSION
Iran, Eurasia, and the Achievements of the First Emperor
Jessica Rawson, Professor, University of Oxford

Situating an Emperor: Tombs and Authority in Ancient China and Rome
Matthew McCarty, Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia

7:30 p.m.   DISCUSSION
Carlos Picón, Curator in Charge, Greek and Roman Art, The Met
Seán Hemingway, Curator, Greek and Roman Art, The Met
Kim Benzel, Associate Curator In Charge, Ancient Near Eastern Art, The Met
Michael Seymour, Assistant Curator, Ancient Near Eastern Art, The Met

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017


CHINA’S FIRST EMPEROR AND THE WIDER WORLD: ASIA AND THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD
Morning Session Chair: Paul Zanker, Professor, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Afternoon Session Chair: Kim Benzel, Associate Curator in Charge, Ancient Near Eastern Art, The Met

10:30 a.m.  Opening Remarks
Christopher Lightfoot, Curator, Greek and Roman Art, The Met

Gods/Emperors/Hierarchies: Ritual Practice under the Qin First Emperor and Augustus
Carlos Noreña, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Rethinking the ‘Portrait’: Identity and Likeness in Ancient Images
Hallie Franks, Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, NYU

Visualizing Battlefields: The Qin Terracotta Army Reconsidered
Lillian Tseng, Associate Professor, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU

2:30 p.m.   Exchange before the ‘Silk Road’: Evidence for Early Chinese-Central Asian-Mediterranean Connections
Fiona Kidd, Assistant Professor, NYU Abu Dhabi

Some Thoughts on Evidence for Monumental Sculpture in Eastern Iran and Central Asia under the Seleucids, the Early Greco-Bactrians, and the Early Arsacids
Sören Stark, Associate Professor, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU

Eternal Entertainment: Revisiting the First Emperor’s Acrobat Figurines Yielded by Pit K9901
Armin Selbitschka, Assistant Professor, NYU Shanghai

SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017


ART, ARCHAEOLOGY & THE HAN EMPIRE
Morning Session Chair: Mike Hearn, Douglas Dillon Chairman, Asian Art, The Met
Afternoon Session Chair: Wu Hung, Professor, University of Chicago

10:30 a.m.  Opening Remarks
Mike Hearn, The Met

“Journey to the West”: The Story behind the Chinese Lacquered Boxes on the Crimean Peninsula
Margarete Prüch, Research Associate, Heidelberg University

New Horizons in Chinese Gold in the Han Dynasty
Sarah Laursen, Assistant Professor and Curator, Middlebury College

Revisiting the ‘Old Jade Sire’ at Mancheng Tomb 1 in Western Han China
Jie Shi, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Chicago

2:30 p.m.   Emperor Jing’s Yangling: a New Model for the Han Imperium
Allison Miller, Assistant Professor, Southwestern University

The Moveable Feast: Food and Eating on Han Empire’s Frontier
Alice Yao, Associate Professor, University of Chicago

Han Objects in the Xiongnu Domain—A Steppe Perspective
Ursula Brosseder, Researcher, University of Bonn

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