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Libertas and Res Publica in the Roman Republic - 29-30/08/2018, Santiago (Chile)

This colloquium is organised by Dr Catalina Balmaceda as part of a research project called "Libertas and Res Publica: New Approaches to the idea of the Roman Republic" and is supported by Conicyt (National Committee for Research and Technology) and the Faculty of History of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Santiago, Chile)



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Wednesday 29 August 9:30 Claudia Moatti (Paris 8 / University of Southern California) "Five Remarks on the Notion of Res Publica (and res publica libera)" 10:15 Catalina Balmaceda (P. Universidad Católica de Chile) "Libertas in Pre-Classical Authors" 11:00 Coffee Break 11:30 Harriet Flower (Princeton University) "Libertas in Cato's Speech on behalf of the Rhodians" 12:15 Amy Russell (University of Durham) "Res publica, res populi before Cicero" 13:00 Lunch 14:30 Carlos Amunátegui (P. Universidad Católica de Chile) "A legal concept of libertas" 15:15 Cristina Rosillo (Universidad Pablo Olavide) "Arbitrating the res publica: a novel way of solving internal political conflicts in the 40s-30s BCE" 16:00 Coffee Break 16:30 Valentina Arena (University College London) "The Notion of Liberty and Economic Independence in the Late Roman Republic" Thursday 30 August 9:30: Hans Beck (McGill University) "Liberty - whose Liberty? Libertas and the Roman Mediterranean" 10:15: Clifford Ando (University of Chicago) "Ex imperio libertas: Freedom and Republican Empire" 11:00 Coffee Break 11:30 Francisco Pina Polo (Universidad de Zaragoza) "The consulship under the triumvirs: A phantom office?" 12:15 Jeff Tatum (University of Wellington) "A great and arduous struggle: Mark Antony and the rhetoric of libertas in 44-43 BC" 13:00 Lunch 14:30 Frédéric Hurlet (Paris Nanterre) "The auctoritas and the libertas . Metamorphosis of the Roman Res Publica" 15:15 Henriette van der Blom (University of Birmingham) "Res publica, libertas and free speech in retrospect: Republican oratory in Tacitus' Dialogus" 16:00 Final Coffee Break

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