Inscriptions in Historiography, KCL, Sept 28, 2018

Forwarded for the organizers:

KCL International Postgraduate Workshop “Inscriptions in Historiography and Historiography in Inscriptions. Two Sides of the Same Coin: History”

The workshop will take place on 28 September 2018 at the Strand Campus, King’s College London (King’s Building, River Room). Our confirmed keynote speaker will be Dr Paola Ceccarelli (University College London).

To attend the workshop, registration via Eventbrite is mandatory for all attendees (excluding confirmed speakers). The conference is free to attend and lunch and refreshments will be provided. The Eventbrite registration for the event will close at 11pm on 25 September 2018.

We are looking forward to welcoming you all in London!

The Organising Committee (Dr Steven Cosnett, Dr Giulia Donelli, Dr Federica Scicolone)


09:15-09:45 Registration and welcome address

09:45-10:15 CAMERON G. PEARSON (University of Warsaw) – Croesus Remembered: Early Local History in a New Theban Epigram
10:15-10:30 Discussion

10:30-11:00 GIORGIA PROIETTI (University of Trento) – Shaping History between Monuments and Historiography. The Memory of the Battle of Marathon before, and in, Herodotus
11:00-11:15 Discussion

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 JAN HAYWOOD (The Open University) – Inscriptions as evidence in Xenophon
12:15-12:30 Discussion

12:30-13:00 ANDREA GIANNOTTI (Durham University) – Through Literature, Politics and History: How to Read SEG 28:46 (Theozotides’ Decree)
13:00-13:15 Discussion

13:15-14:30 Lunch Break

14:30-15:00 ANTONIO IACOVIELLO (The University of Edinburgh) – Shaping History through Stone: Purpose and Narrative Bias in the Chremonides’ Decree (IG II3 912)
15:00-15:15 Discussion

15:15-15:45 KRZYSZTOF ZIMNY (University of Warsaw) – Do as You’re Told: Magnesia on Maiandros and the God Twins
15:45-16:00 Discussion

16:00-16:30 JULIAN G. SCHNEIDER (University of Zurich) – When Judges Become Historians. Local Historiography and its Impact on Conflict Resolution
16:30-16:45 Discussion

16:45-17:15 Tea Break

17:15-18:15 Dr PAOLA CECCARELLI (UCL) – Josephus’ Poetics: Sources, Resources, and the Art of Authenticity

18:15-19:00 Closing remarks and wine reception

19:15 Conference Dinner

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