2017 BES Spring Meeting – Programme

The 2017 BES Spring Meeting will take place on 6 May 2017 in Cambridge. The meeting is free of charge. No formal registration needed.

BES Spring Meeting 2017: Cambridge, 6 May


11.00-12.30 CREWS

Presentation from members of the Cambridge Project CREWS (Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems)

12.30-2.00 Break

Lunch can be purchased individually at the local pub on the river!

2.00 Nicholas Zair

Old-fashioned spelling in imperial Latin inscriptions

2.45 Olivia Elder

ABCΔ: Script and language games in the Pompeian graffiti

3.30 Break

4.00 New and noteworthy

James Clackson

A new Arcadian Lex Sacra

Benet Salway

Two neo-Punic inscriptions from Roman Tripolitania reported by Professor Abdulhafid Elmayer

 The meeting will take place in Room G.21, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA. For maps and directions, see www.classics.cam.ac.uk.

A printable version of the programme is obtainable here:


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