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Narratives of Power (2019 UWICAH Conference) -16/11/2019, Swansea (Wales)


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FECHA/DATE/DATA: 16/11/2019


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Swansea University (Swansea, Wales)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Universities in Wales Institute of Classics and Ancient History


INFO: uwicahconference2019@gmail.com


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16th November 2019

Singleton Abbey, Swansea University, SA2 8PP

Time Council Chamber Conference Room 2

9.30 Registration


Classics Egyptology I



10.00 Rebecca Rusk (Reading): The Rule of Zeus in Hesiod’s Theogony

Thomas Humphrey (UWTSD): Power and Diplomacy in the Amarna Letters: Cypro-Egyptian Relations in the 14th Century BCE

10.30 Brian McPhee (North Carolina): Brawn Without Brain? Mythopoetic Trajectories in Heracles’ Teratomachies

Rachael Cornwell (Liverpool): The Power of Change: The Accumulated Impact of Minor Linguistic Changes on the Egyptian Verbal System

11.00 Georgina Homer (Open University): Infamous Medea: Power Through Reputation and Infamy

John Rogers (Swansea): “I Made This as an Act of Praise”: Power and Agency in 7th-Century BCE Egyptian Non-Royal Statuary

11.30 Gina Bevan (Cardiff): Medusa’s Rape: Lady Gaga and Victimhood.

Marwa Abdel Razek (Cairo/Cairo Museum): The Mystery of Female Figurines (Concubines) Represented on Plaques and Beds in the Cairo Museum


12.00 Lunch


Archaic and Classical Greece Egyptology II


12.45 Thomas Alexander Husøy (Swansea): Thessaly and the Narrative of Identities in Central Greece

Lonneke Deipeut (Leiden): Horses in Egypt: A Status Symbol or a Status Marker?

13.15 Richard Phillips (Birkbeck College, London): Cultural and Political Soft Power in the Ancient Greek World: Paros and Athens

Islam Alwakeel (Ain Shams): Offering of the Field (sḫt) in the Egyptian Temples of the Greco-Roman Period (Edfou-Dendara)

13.45 Matt Thompson (Nottingham): Projecting Power By Displaying Nothing? Possible Motivations for the Apparent Refusal of the Spartans to Dedicate Captured Arms

Henry Bohun (UWTSD): Exploring Ptolemy II Within the Narrative of Ancient Egyptian Kingship: Ruler Cult and Material Culture

14.15 Ana Garcia Espinosa (Cardiff): Mercenary Armies and Power: The Narrative of Leadership in Xenophon’s Anabasis

Frédéric Rouffet (Paul-Valéry): Title TBC, Egyptian Magic


14.45 Tea/Coffee


Council Chamber Conference Room 2


Late Classical Greece Egyptian and Roman History


15.15 Maria Gisella Giannone (Exeter): Narratives of Power By and Within Athens in Isocrates’ On the Peace

Ella McCafferty Wright (Cambridge): The Meroe Bust of Augustus and Narratives of Rebellion

15.45 Leon Battista Borsano (Scuola Normale Superiore): Kyrios Estō: Narrative(s) of Power in Late Classical Lycia

Consuelo Martino (St. Andrews): The Last Republican or the First Emperor? Discussing Suetonius’ Divus Iulius and the Political Power of Biographical Writing

16.15 Roberta Dainotto (Crete): Building Concepts of Power Through Narrative in Forensic Speeches: The Case of Apollodorus

Domiziana Rossi (Cardiff): Sasanian Kings as Decision-Makers: Reshaping the Ērānshahr


16.45 Roundtable Discussion of Day


17.30 Close



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