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Mind, Body, Magic: Sensory And Emotional Approaches To Magic In The Roman World - 27/03/2020, Milton Keynes (England)




FECHA/DATE/DATA: 27/03/2020


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: The Michael Young Building, Walton Hall Campus, The Open University (Milton Keynes, England)



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Lunch will be provided, and a range of vegetarian and vegan options will be available. If you have any special dietary or other needs, or any other questions about the event, please contact the conference organisers, Adam Parker ( and Stuart McKie (




09:00 Registration


9:45-10:00 Welcome & introduction


10:00-10:25 Stuart Mckie - King Pyrrhus’ Magic Toe: Pliny the Elder and the Supernatural Power of the Human Body


10:30-10:55 Giulia Frigerio - Apolline divination in Roman times: A cognitive analysis of the success of Claros and Didyma


11:00-11:30 Coffee


11:30-11:55 Jordan Poole: Materiality of uterine gems in Roman Egypt


12:00-12:25 Adam Parker: Teething Problems: Pierced tooth amulets and the protection from pain


12:30-13:30 Lunch


13:30-13:55 Despina Keramida: The aesthetics of emotional storytelling in Ovid


14:00-14:25 Paula Arbeloa: ‘Odi et Amo’. Hope, autosuggestion and security: emotionl effects of the use of magic figurines in erotic rituals


14:30-15:00 Olivia Angsten: Queering magic: a new theroy of magic in antiquity


15:00-15:30 Coffee 2


15:30-15:55 Andrew Fear: Singing in tongues


16:00-16:25 Brita Ager: Scent, taste, and transcendence in the Greek Magical Papyri


16:25-16:55 Isabel Black – The left hand of darkness: temporary drawing on the body in the Greek Magical Papyri.



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