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Ancient History from Below: Possibilities and Challenges -22-23/03/2018, São Paulo (Brazil)

FECHA /DATE/DATA: 22-23/03/2018

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: University of São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Julio Cesar Magalhães de Oliveira (USP) ; Cyril Courrier (Aix-Marseille Université) ; Renata Senna Garraffoni (UFPR) ; Cristina Rosillo-López (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)

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Thursday, 22 March 2018

10.00–10.15 Opening and welcome

10.15–10.45 Julio Cesar Magalhães de Oliveira (USP) – Introduction to the theme of the conference Session 1 – Concepts and definitions Chair: Lucy Grig (University of Edinburgh)

10.45–11.15 Kostas Vlassopoulos (University of Crete) – Subaltern community formation in antiquity: languages of social reality and languages of grievance

11.15–12.00 Discussion

12.00–14.00 Lunch

Session 2 – Social and economic experiences from below Chair: Norberto L. Guarinello (USP)

14.00–14.30 Kim Bowes (University of Pennsylvania) – Roman agriculture from above and below ç

14.30–15.00 Cristina Rosillo-López (Universidad Pablo de Olavide) – Economic history from below: the case of the real estate market in the Roman world 15.00–15.45 Discussion

15.45–16.15 Coffee

Session 3 – Weapons of the weak: subaltern social strategies Chair: Fábio Faversani (UFOP)

16.15–16.45 Fábio Augusto Morales (UFSC) – Metics, slaves, and courts: structure and agency in Classical Athens

16.45–17.15 Fábio Duarte Joly (UFOP) – A study of the social strategies of slaves in Livy’s history of Rome 17.15–18.00 Discussion

Session 4 – Voices from below: popular conceptions and selfdefinitions in graffiti and inscriptions Chair: Pedro Paulo A. Funari (Unicamp)

10.00–10.30 Renata Senna Garraffoni (UFPR) – Another Roman History: Pompeian graffiti and excluded memories in the Early Principate

10.30–11.00 Cyril Courrier (Aix-Marseille Université) and Nicolas Tran (CNRS) – Gallia Narbonensis from below? Possibilities and challenges

11.00–11.45 Discussion

11.45–14.00 Lunch

Session 5 – Reading against the grain: popular religiosity and popular culture in ancient texts Chair: Julio Cesar Magalhães de Oliveira (USP)

14.00–14.30 Paulo Nogueira (Universidade Metodista de São Paulo) – Early Christianity as a popular religiosity of the Roman Empire

14.30–15.00 Lucy Grig (University of Edinburgh) – Approaching religious history from below? Lived religion in Late Antiquity

15.00–15.45 Discussion

15.45–16.00 Coffee Closing session 16.00–16.30

Conclusion (The organizers) – What have we learnt?

16.30–17.30 Meeting of the Research Group: Prospects for the future.

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