CALL 30.10.2017: Colloquium on Material Culture and Ancient Religion. Religion and Empire: Agency an
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The Colloquia on Material Culture and Religion are occasional traveling programs for scholars of Christian origins and related disciplines. The goal of the colloquia is to help participants engage archaeology and material culture in their research and teaching.
FECHA LÍMITE/DEADLINE/SCADENZA: 30/10/2017
FECHA CONGRESO/CONGRESS DATE/DATA CONGRESSO: 16-17-18-19-20-21-22-23-24-25-26-27-28-29/07/2018
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: (Roma, Italy)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Steven Friesen; Rubén Dupertuis; Daniel Showalter; Christine Thomas; James Walters
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The 2018 colloquium will explore the theme, “Religion and Empire: Agency and Intersecting Identities,” and will focus on Rome and the surrounding areas. Our site visits and discussions will focus on the topography, architecture, institutions, and objects found at the intersections of political, economic, and religious interests.
Colloquium participation includes 5 primary activities:
Orientations with specialists; we have regular meetings with archaeologists and other scholars about the significance of sites and about recent discoveries.
Site visits to excavations and museums.
Participant presentations; every participant makes a short presentation about her/his work, followed by general discussion.
Plenary sessions: time devoted to open discussion of themes from site visits and presentations.
Informal conversations over meals, in the bus, and elsewhere.
The application consists of a CV and a 1-2 page description of your research or teaching project that would benefit from participation in the colloquium.
The colloquium is limited to 12 participants.