Location: The David Rubinstein Forum (1201 East 60th Street)
Friday 10 June
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome: Clifford Ando
Session 1: Moderated by Sofía Torallas Tovar
9:15 - 10:15 Andy Meadows (Oxford University): "Hoards and standards: mapping monetary networks in Asia Minor"
10:15 - 11:15 Lucia Carbone (American Numismatic Society), Caroline Carrier (ENS Lyon) and Liv Yarrow (CUNY): "The funding of the First Mithridatic War: an integrated analysis of monetary production in the Mediterranean basin"
Session 2: Moderated by Susanne Paulus (Oriental Institute & NELC)
11:45 - 12:45 Gilles Bransbourg (American Numismatic Society): "Coinage Amortization Functions and the Tax and Trade Model"
2:00 - 3:00 François de Callatay (EPHE) and Francis Albarede (ENS Lyon): "The ERC Silver project: how isotopes are enhancing our knowledge of silver coin production and circulation in the broad Greek world"
Session 3: Moderated by Paul Cheney (History)
3:00 - 4:00 Myles Lavan (University of St. Andrews) and John Weisweiler (Cambridge University): "Modeling the dynamics of the Roman wealth distribution"
4:30 - 5:30 Kim Bowes (University of Pennsylvania): "New Sciences for the 90%: Rethinking the Roman Poor"
Saturday 11 June
Session 4: Moderated by Hervé Reculeau (Oriental Institute & NELC)
9:00 - 10:00 Marcel Keller (University of Tartu): "Intersecting the evolutionary history of diseases with human history: motivations, chances, pitfalls"
10:00 - 11:00 Hannah Moots (University of Chicago): "A Genetic History of Mobility in the Iron Age Central Mediterranean"
Session 5: Moderated by Katie Kearns (Classics)
11:30 - 12:30 Andrew Wilson (Oxford University): "Lead pollution and the Roman economy"
2:00 - 3:00 Ruben Post (University of St. Andrews): "'Favourable' and 'Unfavourable' Climates?: Climate Change, Agrometeorology, and the Ancient Greek Agricultural Economy"
3:00 - 4:00 Graham Oliver (Brown University): "Grain from Cyrene Again: climate science, regional harvest yields, and trade in the early Hellenistic Mediterranean."
Session 6. Moderated by Jonathan Hall (Classics & History)
4:30 - 5:30 John Haldon (Princeton University): "Landscape and land-use around a late Roman and early Byzantine settlement in N. Anatolia: challenges, methods, results"
5:30 - 6:30 Alain Bresson (University of Chicago): Closing remarks
Sponsored by: The Departments of Classics and History; the Divisions of Humanities and Social Sciences; the College; the Franke Institute for the Humanities; and the Daniel Cohen Research Fund