Institute of Classical Studies Ancient History seminar series: ‘The Organisation of Space in the Ancient World’

Our seminar series begins on Thursday 7 October. Please register in advance here (https://ics.sas.ac.uk/events); links will be sent shortly before each seminar.

 

University of London, School of Advanced Study

 INSTITUTE OF CLASSICAL STUDIES

 ANCIENT HISTORY SEMINAR, AUTUMN 2021: THE ORGANISATION OF SPACE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

 

Thursdays throughout the autumn term at 4.30 pm (UK time)

 

7 October                 Mark Weeden (London)

Agricultural Space in Sargonic southern Iraq (24th-23rd centuries BC)

 

14 October    Nikolas Haechler (Zürich)

Accessing the landscapes of the Late Roman Ecumene with the Expositio totius mundi et gentium

 

21 October    Benet Salway (London)

The reflection of political frontiers and natural boundaries in Roman itinerary literature

 

28 October      Riet van Bremen (London)

Setting and sharing boundaries in the lease documents from Karian Mylasa

 

4 November  KCL & RHUL Reading Week

11 November UCL Reading Week

 

18 November Anca Dan (Paris)

Ainos at the mouth of the Hebros river: spatial dynamics between the Northern Aegean and the South-Eastern Thrace

 

25 November Giovanni Marginesu (Sassari)

Building and accounting: description or imagination? Remarks on the representation of architectural space in the Athenian financial documents of the classical age

 

2 December Renaud Gagné (Cambridge)

Weaving the World: Altars and Cosmography in Greek Sanctuaries

 

9 December Amy Russell (Providence)

From local to global and everything in between: ordering the ancient world by scale

 

All welcome!

Seminars will be on Zoom. Please register here; links will be sent shortly before each seminar.