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Conference about the Impact of Alexander’s Campaign - 14-15/12/2017, Barcelona (Spain)

09.05.2017

 

 

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The topic of the conference is the impact of the Macedonian conquest (338-279 BC). Indeed, we are very interested in a scope that can observe the victims of this conquest, and the changes the conquest meant for the people involved, both conquerors and conquered.

 

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 14-15/12/2017

 

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)


ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Dr. Jordi Vidal Palonimo ; Dr. Borja Antela-Bernárdez


INFO: borja.antela@uab.cat

 

INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE:  Gratis/free/gratuito


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14 December

 

09.00 – 09.30 Reception of Participants.  

 

Session 01. Greece and the Aegean.

 

09.30 La Grecia que dejó atrás Alejandro. By Adolfo Domínguez Monedero, Univ. Autónoma de Madrid.

 

10. 00 Lycurgus and the Making of Athens Great Again. By Joseph Roisman, Colby College.

 

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break

 

11.00 The Hungry Years. Athenian Grain and the impact of Alexander’s conquest over Greece. By Borja Antela-Bernárdez, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

 

11.30 The Thessalian lobby. By Marc Mendoza, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).

 

12.00 Culture and Empire in Cyprus following Alexander’s Conquest of Eastern Mediterranean. By Giorgos Papantoniou, Universität Bonn.

 

12.30 The impact of Alexander on the art of Athens: Alexander's portraits. By Olga Palagia, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

 

13.00 Discussion.

 

 

Session 02. Macedonia & Persia

 

15.00 El impacto de Alejandro en la historiografía griega: Heródoto y la casa real de Macedonia. By Antonio Ignacio Molina Marín, Universidad de Alcalá.

 

15.30 Alexander the Great and the Kingdom of Macedon. By Guendalina Taietti, Liverpool University.

 

16.00-16.30 Coffee Break.

 

 

16.30 Macedonia's military superiority complex:  The rise and decline of an ancient superpower (338-217 BC) , by Fabrizio Biglino, University of London.

 

17.00 Changing spaces, changing behaviour: Persian features at the court of Alexander. By Stephen Harrison, Swansea University.

 

17.30 Discussion.

 

 

 

 

 15 December

 

Session 03. India

 

10.00 ‘An Endless Vista of War and Conquest’:  The Making of Alexander’s India. By Christian Djurslev, University of Edinburgh.

 

10.30 Poros, Alexander and Indian Conceptions of Empire. By Tim Howe, St Olaf College.

 

11.00 Coffee Break.

 

11.30 The Western Domain of the Imaginary: The Alexander’s Description of India, by Chiara Di Serio, University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

 

12.00 El conocimiento de la isla Taprobane en época de la expedición de Alejandro. By Manuel Albaladejo, Universitat de Valencia.

 

 

12.30 Discussion.

 

 

 

Session 04. Conquered and conquerors, from the Age of Alexander to Hellenistic perspectives

 

15.00 Fortunate by being conquered? The lucky few who profited from Alexander’s war of aggression. By Jaakkojuhani Peltonen, University of Tampere.

 

15.30 A Brave New Epoch: The Contemporary Marks of a New Era (338-279 BC). By Eran Almagor.

 

16.00 Coffee Break.

 

 

16.30 Natives in the Hellenistic armies:  From Alexander to Magnesia. By Miguel Pachón, Universidad de Alcalá.

 

17.00 Alejandro fuera de escena: El significativo silencio de Dionisio el Periegeta. By Francisco Javier Gómez Espelosín, Universidad de Alcalá.

 

17.30 Discussion.

 

 

18.00 Closure

 

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