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Ancient History Research Seminars 2011/12

Alternate Mondays at 5.10 pm. Research seminars last half an hour, followed by questions, and are open to all staff and students. Classical Association meetings last 50 minutes, followed by questions, and are open to staff, students, members and the general public.


Monday 10 October, room 4.45

Richard Evans (Cardiff University)
Pergamene Problems: Persons, Politics, Provincialisation


Monday 31 October, room 4.45

Victoria Leonard (Cardiff University)
The Darkest Death: Live Burial and the Vestal Virgins in Christian Apologetics


Monday 14 November, room 4.45

Kostas Vlassopoulos (University of Nottingham)
Intercultural Communication in the Herodotean Mediterranean


Monday 28 November, room 0.36

Shaun Tougher (Cardiff University)
Narses and the Reconquest of Italy: Eunuchs as Generals in the Later Roman Empire
Cardiff & District Classical Association


Monday 6 February, room 4.45

Serafina Cuomo (Birkbeck College)
Exploring Numeracy in Classical Athens


Monday 20 February, room 4.45

Simon Corcoran (UCL)
The Joys and Frustrations of Incomplete Jig-saw Puzzles: Recent Work on Roman Legal Manuscripts


Monday 12 March, room 0.36

Liba Taub (Cambridge University)
Genres of Ancient Science: The Cases of Poetry and Mathematics
Cardiff & District Classical Association


Monday 19 March, room 4.45

Miriam Gillett (Macquarie University)
Reinventing Etruria: Augustan Constructions of Etruscans


Monday 26 March, room 0.36

Ida Östenberg (University of Gothenburg)
War and Remembrance: Memories of Defeat in Ancient Rome
Cardiff & District Classical Association/Roman Society



Research seminarsDr Guy Bradley
Cardiff and District Classical Association Dr Laurence Totelin