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Migration and Mobility across the Roman-Persian frontier, 3rd-7th c. A.D. - 13-14-15/12/2018, Tübingen (Germany)

04.06.2018

  

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We would like to invite historians and archaeologists to submit proposals for papers to be delivered at a two-day conference (December 13-15, 2018) at the University of Tübingen on migration and mobility across the Roman-Persian frontier in Late Antiquity. 

 

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 13-14-15/12/2018

 

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Philosophische Fakultät, Tübingen University, (Tübingen, Germany)


ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Ekaterina Nechaeva ; Alexander Sarantis. DFG (German Research Foundation) Centre for Advanced Studies Project on Migration and Mobility in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages Project (Directors: Mischa Meier, Steffen Patzold and Sebastian Schmidt-Hofner).


INFO: Web - luisa.luiz@uni-tuebingen.de

 

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Thursday 13th December
Oberschulamt, Keplerstraße 2, Hörsaal 001

19.00
Keynote Lecture 

James Howard-Johnston (Oxford) 
‘Military and political mobility within and across the Eastern Roman-Sasanid Persian frontier regions’


Friday 14th December
Schloss Hohentübingen, Fürstenzimmer

9.30-10.00
Registration

10.00-10.15
Introduction 
Ekaterina Nechaeva (Tübingen) / Alexander Sarantis (Tübingen)

10.15-11.15
Sassanid Persia

Salvatore Liccardo (Vienna) 
‘Representing Persia: geography of otherness in the Tabula Peutingeriana’

Yuliya Minets (Princeton) 
‘“Rushing noise” and “mingled clamor”: The Persian language and its speakers from the perspective of their western neighbours in Late Antiquity’

11.15-11.45
Coffee

11.45-12.45
Mobility & Technology Transfer

Giulio Maresca (Naples)
‘Bridges between Rome and Persia’

Brahim M’Barek (Strasbourg) 
‘Roman military architecture on the Eastern frontier in the context of population and technology transfer’

12.45-14.30
Lunch

14.30-15.30
Religions & Mobility: Going East I

Josef Rist (Bochum) 
‘Bischof Maruta von Maiperqat: Spätantike Kirchenpolitik zwischen Rom und Persien’

Luise Marion Frenkel (Cambridge)
‘Roman missionary activity in 4th to 5th c. Sassanid Persia’

15.30 – 15.45
Comfort break

15.45 – 16.45
Religions & Mobility: Going East II

Zofia Brzozowska (Łódź)
‘Captives and refugees. The forced migration of the inhabitants of the Byzantine eastern frontier during the 6th-7th centuries in light of Byzantine hagiographical texts’

Craig Morley (Chester) 
‘The forced movement of Christians across the Roman-Sassanian frontier’

16.45-17.15 
Coffee 

17.15-18.15
Religions & Mobility: Going West

Daniel Oltean (Leuven) 
‘Borrowing religious models, shaping local identity: East Syrian monastic mobility across the Roman-Persian frontier (4th-7th centuries)’

Shihong Lin (Manchester) 
‘A Saint on the move: the life and afterlives of St Golinduch’


Saturday 15th December
Schloss Hohentübingen, Fürstenzimmer

9.30-11.00
Transcaucasia and Armenia

Ian Colvin (Cambridge) 
‘Controlling migration and mobility in Lazika and the south Caucasus, 3rd-7th c. A.D.’

Frank Schleicher (Jena) 
‘Das Imperium als Arbeitplatz. Iberer in römischen Diensten’

Teresa Wolińska (Łódź)  
‘In search of a better patron: Armenian warriors in Persian and Byzantine service in the 6th century’

11.00-11.30
Coffee

11.30-12.30
Warfare & Nomads

Georgios Kardaras (Athens) 
‘The steppe nomads in the frame of the Byzantine-Persian conflicts (491-565)’

 Jakob Ecker (Innsbruck)
‘Huns at the gates. The depiction of Huns as influencing Roman-Persian relations in Procopius and Pseudo-Zachariah’

12.30-13.00
Concluding Discussion 

 

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