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Forms of Forgetting in Antiquity - 14/07/2018, Munich (Germany)



FECHA/DATE/DATA: 14/07/2018


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: LMU Munich (Munich, Germany)









9.00 Introduction

Session 1: Concepts of Forgetting (Chair: Verena Schulz)

9.15: Verena Schulz (Classical Philology, Munich): “Towards a Typology of Forms of Forgetting”
9.35: Statements: Martin Hose (Greek Philology, Munich), Dennis Pausch (Latin Philology, Dresden), Dietmar Till (General Rhetoric, Tübingen)
10.05: Discussion
10.25: Oliver Dimbath (Sociology, Koblenz): “Vergesslichkeit – Vergessenwollen – Vergessenmachen. Überlegungen zu einem Konzept sozialen Vergessens”

11.00-11.30: Coffee break

Session 2: Strategies of Forgetting (Chair: Martin Hose)

11.30: Stefan Schorn (Ancient History, Leuven): “Strategies of Forgetting, or Remembering the Wrong Things, in Greek Historiography: the Example of ‘Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker’”
12.05: Lene Rubinstein (Classics, London: Royal Holloway): “Renaming Trauma. The Art of Forgetting in the Classical and Hellenistic Greek World”

12.40-13.45: Lunch break

Session 3: Contexts of Forgetting (Chair: Dennis Pausch)

13.45: Sebastian Eicher (Sinology, Munich): “Forgotten Controversies: Some Thoughts on the Influence of Dynastic Historiography”
14.20: Anna Anguissola (Classical Archaeology, Pisa): “The Materiality of Forgetting. Pliny the Elder on Restoration”
14.55: Ralph Birk (Egyptology, Munich): “Buried and Forgotten? Statues in Cachette(s) in Ptolemaic Thebes”

15.30-16.00: Coffee break

Session 4: Forgetting and the Negotiation of Memory (Chair: Dietmar Till)

16.00: Mary Frazer (Ancient Near Eastern History, Munich): “Making the Cut: Copying Earlier Royal Correspondence in the Neo-Assyrian Empire (c. 900-600 BCE)”
16.35: Trine Arlund Hass (Classical Philology, Aarhus): “Dealing with the Memory of Caesar: 16th Century Neo-Latin Receptions of Virgil’s Eclogue 5”
17.10: Concluding remarks


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