BES Spring 2007: Edinburgh

British Epigraphy Society Spring Meeting 2007
The University of Edinburgh, School of History and Classics
May 5th 2007

The BES spring meeting 2007 will be held at the University of Edinburgh on May 5th, 2007. The Meeting is organised by the School of History and Classics at Edinburgh University, and will take place in the David Hume Tower Conference Room. The Meeting will concentrate on epigraphic manifestations at the borders of empire – in both a geographic and an ideological sense.

The Meeting will be preceded by the Gordon MacKay Public Lecture on May 4th 2007, to be given by Prof. Paco Beltran (Zaragoza).

A complete programme and the booking form will be available shortly at: http://www.shc.ed.ac.uk/classics/index.htm

Programme:

May 4th 2007, 18.00:
Prof. Paco Beltran (Zaragoza), ‘The first epigraphies in Spain: 2nd to 1st centuries BC’

May, 5th, 2007, 10.00:
Prof. L.J.F. Keppie (Hunterian, Glasgow), ‘The distance slabs from the Antonine wall: an introduction’
and
Prof. David J. Breeze (Historic Scotland), ‘The distance slabs in their international setting’

12.00:
Dr Eberhard Sauer (Edinburgh), ‘Milestones: misunderstood stone monuments?’

14.30:
Short reports

15.30:
Dr Bjorn Paarmann (Fribourg), ‘Editing and commenting on the Athenian Tribute Lists in 2007′

17.00:
Reception

For further information and a booking form please contact the organiser, Dr Ulrike Roth (U.Roth@ed.ac.uk) or visit our web-site: http://www.shc.ed.ac.uk/classics/index.htm (from December 1st)

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