New Voices in Epigraphy (Oxford, Apr 12-13 2018) programme

Posted for Elizabeth Foley, Martin Hallmannsecker and Leah Lazar:

We, the organisers, are excited to announce the programme for New Voices in Epigraphy – International Graduate Conference on 12th and 13th April 2018 at the University of Oxford.

Attendance is open to academics and researchers at every stage of their career. Registration for the conference is not required, but if you wish to join the conference dinner at your own cost on Thursday 12th April, we ask you to email before 9th March to confirm.

The conference will take place at the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford, which is fully wheelchair accessible.

We have a limited number of small travel bursaries intended to contribute to student attendees’ travel costs. If you are interested, please contact before 9th March.

Please see the programme below!

Elizabeth Foley, Martin Hallmannsecker and Leah Lazar

Thursday April 12th 2018 

12:00 – 12:15              Opening remarks Conference organisers

12:15 – 13:25               Panel I Chair: Cristina González Mestre, University College London     

Doctor! Doctor! IG XII, 5.824: Tenos, a Nesiotic League, and Rhodes in the Second Century BCE   
Elizabeth Foley, Coláiste na Tríonóide, Baile Átha Cliath – Trinity College Dublin 

Immortalizing Hegemonic Obligation: A New Reconstruction of the Spartan War Fund
Jesse Obert, University of California, Berkeley 

13:25 – 14:00               Light food

14:00 – 15:45               Panel II Chair: Martin Hallmannsecker, University of Oxford 

Epigraphic News from the Cayster Valley: New Inscriptions from the Tire Museum
Hüseyin Uzunoğlu, Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Antalya 

ἀναγράψαι δὲ τὸ ψήφισμα: the ‘textual monuments’ of Hellenistic Iasos
Evelien Roels, Universität Heidelberg 

Bringing inscriptions back to their context. History and development of an epigraphic collection on the Appian Way
Francesca D’Andrea, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa 

15:45 – 16:10               Refreshment break

16:10 – 16:30               Introduction to the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents (CSAD)
                                     Dr. Charles Crowther, University of Oxford

16:30 – 17:30               Keynote Lecture: What’s new in Epigraphy?
                                     Prof. Charlotte Roueché, King’s College London

17:30 – 18:30               Drinks reception

19:00                           Conference dinner

Friday April 13th 2018 

9:00 – 10:45                 Panel III Chair: Eleni Theodorou, Universität Wien   

Rebuilding the Cypriot political-administrative structure during the Iron Age
Beatrice Pestarino, University College London  

Greek funerary inscriptions from the Cyclades
Violeta Gomis García, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 

Late Laconian dialect inscriptions and spoken Laconian in the Imperial Period
Tore Rovs Kristoffersen, Københavns Universitet

10:45 – 11:15               Refreshment break

11:15 – 13:00               Panel IV Chair: Leah Lazar, University of Oxford

From ‘Sacred Laws’ to ‘Ritual Norms’: Boiotia in Antiquity as a case study for religious norms
Anne-Charlotte Panissié, Université Paris-Nanterre 

Social Networks and the Socioeconomics of Public Land Leasing in Hellenistic Thespiai
Talia Prussin, University of California, Berkeley  

Rediscovering the North – Epigraphy in the Context of the Social History of Hellenistic Macedonia
Filip Mitričević, Универзитет у Београду (University of Belgrade)

13:00 – 14:00               Lunch

14:00 – 15:10               Panel V Chair: Bradley Jordan, University of Oxford 

Tesserae “Nummulariae”: The Quest to Recover a Forgotten Category of Inscriptions  Lindsay Holman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 

Making numbers count? Perspectives on the imperial census through epigraphy
Tuuli Ahlholm, University of Oxford 

15:10 – 15:40               Refreshment break

15:40 – 16:50               Panel VI Chair: Sabina Fiolna, University of Oxford 

Imitating the Roman Emperor: The examination of the epigraphic sources from the Graeco-Roman East (31BC-235AD)
Giorgos Mitropoulos, Εθνικόν και Καποδιστριακόν Πανεπιστήμιον Αθηνών (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) 

Schemes, Whispers, and Inscriptions: Pertinax’s dismissal in 170 CE and his rivals
Paul Jarvis, University of Edinburgh

17:00 – 18:00               Concluding remarks 

                                     Dr. Riet van Bremen, University College London

18:00 – 19:00               Drinks reception

We are grateful for support from the British Epigraphy Society, the Classical Association, the Craven Committee, the David Lewis Memorial Fund, the Department of Classics of Trinity College Dublin, the Faculty of Classics of the University of Oxford and New College, Oxford.

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