Fifteen distinguished classical scholars (full list below) will be coming together to present papers at the Biggs Family Residency Reunion, a celebration of the annual week-long Residency in Classics at Washington University that began in 1990 and will be taking place at Washington University in St. Louis from April 11-13, 2018.
Details of the program, the Residency, travel and more are available here:
Please feel free to send inquiries or interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the organizers (listed below).
NEW PERSPECTIVES ON CICERO’S PHILOSOPHY
February 10-11, 2018
The ethical and political issues treated in Cicero's major philosophical writings have been a topic of lively interest in modern scholarship. With funding from the Matariki Network, from the University of Durham, and from Dartmouth College, this conference brings together an international group of scholars who are actively working on Cicero's ethical and political thought.
Cicero on the Justice of War
Cicero against Lucretius De morte
The psychology of honor in Cicero’s De Re Publica
Old Men in Cicero’s Political Philosophy
Nos in diem vivimus: Cicero’s approach in the Tusculan disputations
Iuris consensu revisited
Institute of Classical Studies (University of London)
24 March 2018 at 2.30pm
Room 349, Senate House
Everyone is invited to celebrate the life and work of Professor Alan Cameron FBA (1938-2017) with friends, former colleagues and family on 24th March in room 348 of Senate House from 14.30 until 18.00 with a reception following.
Alan Cameron read Classics at New College, Oxford and then went on to teach Latin at the University of Glasgow before coming to London in 1964, where he was first a Lecturer and then a Reader at Bedford College and then from 1972 as Professor of Latin at Kings. In 1977 he moved to Columbia University of New York where he was Anthon Professor of Latin Literature and Language until his retirement in 2008. His books included studies of Hellenistic poetry, of circus factions in Byzantium, of Greek mythography and the magisterial Last Pagans of Rome that appeared in 2011.
ROMAN DAILY LIFE IN PETRONIUS AND POMPEII
an NEH Summer Seminar for Pre-Collegiate Teachers (July 16-August 3, 2018)
Inscribing Death: Memorial and the Transmission of Text in the Ancient World
Yale University, February 23, 2017
3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PHARMACY AND MEDICINE IN ANCIENT EGYPT
The organizing committee cordially invites you to attend the 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PHARMACY AND MEDICINE IN ANCIENT EGYPT, to be held in Barcelona (Spain) on 25 - 26 October 2018.
The program includes the following speaker’s notes:
Prof. Rosalie David:
“Epidemics and their aftermath in ancient Egypt”
Emeritus Professor of Egyptology at The University of Manchester (UK).
Prof. Salima Ikram:
"Images and analyses: recent Advances in Mummy Studies”
Distinguished Professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo (Egypt) and Invited Professor at Yale University (USA)
Prof. Eva-Maria Geigl:
“An Egyptian cat tale told by ancient DNA?”
Diversity and Uniformity in the Archaic Greek World
Update, December 31, 2017: Mark Thompson is unable to attend the Rhetoric panel due to unforseen circumstances. In his place, Professor James Engell, Harvard University, will be speaking.
The 2018 SCS-AIA Meeting in Boston is just a month away! The Program Committee has worked hard to put together a rewarding and stimulating meeting and, as Vice President for Programs, I am particularly pleased by the growing number of panels – some 18 were accepted for the Boston meeting, an increase by three over last year. I want now to call your attention to a few of the exciting events that are planned.
WELCOME TO THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PHARMACY AND MEDICINE IN ANCIENT EGYPT
On behalf of the Organizing and Scientific Committees, we are pleased to invite you to attend the Third International Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt to be held in Barcelona on October 25th and 26th 2018.
We are highly honoured to organize this new conference and continuing with the one organized some years ago for the study and presentation of new research advances in these topics.
This meeting will display most recent Pharmaceutical and Medical studies on human and animal remains and organic and plant material from ancient Egypt, together with discussions on textual and iconographical evidences related to this subject to evaluate the knowledge and advance on the Pharmacy, Veterinary and Medicine in Ancient Egypt.