Conference on “Individual and Community in Urban Upheavals: Hellenistic and Roman Asia Minor”

WhenNovember 20, 2015 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
WhereFranke Institute for the Humanities
Contact InformationDepartment of Classics
Description3:30 -- Welcome
3:45 - 4:15 -- Methodology and Theory for Urban Upheavals: A Panel Discussion
4:15 - 4:30 -- Coffee
4:30 - 6:15 -- Panel 1:
Prof. Ryan Boehm (Tulane University): Individual and Community Reactions to Synoikism in Hellenistic Asia Minor
Paul Vădan (University of Chicago): Networks of Trust and Deception: Information Transmission in Times of Crisis
6:15 -- Reception
Saturday, November 21 (9:30am-6:00pm)
9:00 - 9:30 -- Coffee
9:30 - 12:30 -- Panel 2:
Dr. Inger Kuin (University of Groningen): Anchoring Change: Strabo and the Transformation of Pontus in the First Century BCE
Prof. Tim Whitmarsh (Cambridge University): Objects, Agents, and Identity in the Greek East
Dr. Jonas Borsch (Tübingen University): The Role of Intercity Rivalry in Aelius Aristides’ Orationes on Earthquakes
12:30 - 2:00 -- Lunch (provided)
2:00 - 3:45 -- Panel 3:
Prof. Gary Reger (Trinity College): First There Is A Mountain
Prof. Mustafa Sayar (İstanbul University): Upheavals in Tarsos and Mallos during the Reign of Antiochos IV
3:45 - 4:30 -- Break
4:30 - 6:00 -- Responses (Prof. Alain Bresson, Prof. Charles Doyen, Kate Laurel Agnew) and Discussion
6:00 -- Closing Reception
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