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The Dancing Floor of Ares: Local Conflict and Regional Violence in Central Greece - 09/11/2017, Montreal (Canada)

31.10.2017

 

On the occasion of the “International Workshop on Boiotia” the Dipartment of History and Classical Studies McGill University, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal will be presenting a one-day workshop: "The Dancing Floor of Ares. Local Conflict and Regional Violence in Central Greece". The conference is meant as an interdisciplinary enterprise on ancient Boiotia, with papers pertaining to themes in History, Epigraphy and Archaeology. Topics include, among others, relations with neighbouring regions, borders, religion and sanctuaries, mythology, political and economic relations.

 

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 09/11/2017

 

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Thomson House Ballroom, McGill University (Montreal, Canada)


ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: the Department of History and Classical Studies McGill University; the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal

 

INFO: PDF - web 

 

INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: Gratis /free/gratuito   Aquí/here/qui

 

PROGRAMA/PROGRAM/PROGRAMMA:  Disponible también en PDF/Also available in PDF/Anche disponibile in PDF

 

9:15 Welcome and Introduction, Hans Beck (McGill University) and Fabienne Marchand (Université de Fribourg and McGill)

 

9:30 Chandra Giroux (McGill University) 

Mythologizing Conflict: Memory and the Minyans

 

10:15 Hans Beck (McGill University)

Federalism and Local Violence in Classical Boiotia

 

11:00 Coffee Break

 

11:15 Jonathan Castex (Université de Montréal)

Military Oracles and the Battle of Leuktra: a captivating storytelling

 

12:00 Fabienne Marchand (Université de Fribourg and McGill)

Aspects of the Topography of Domination and Violence in Boiotia

 

12:45 Lunch

 

2:15 Roy van Wijk (Université de Fribourg)

Strategic Interests and Local Conflicts: Boiotia as a buffer in Athenian strategy

 

3:00 Peter Londey (Australian National University)

Patterns of Border Conflict between Phokis and Boiotia

 

3:45 Coffee Break

 

4:00 Concluding discussion with a response by Claudia Antonetti (Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice)

 

 

The workshop is part of the Old and New Powers Project and the Parochial Polis Research Program, and is sponsored by the Anneliese Maier Research Award and the Swiss National Science Foundation. 

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