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How to do things with History: a conference in honour of Paul Cartledge

How to do things with History: a conference in honour of Paul Cartledge Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge September 26-27, 2014
When Sep 26, 2014 09:00 AM to
Sep 27, 2014 03:00 PM
Where Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA
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Programme

Friday, September 26

9:00 Opening Remarks: Paul Millett & Paul Christesen

9: 15: Josh Ober, "The Sparta Game: Violence, proportionality, austerity"

10.00: Kurt Raaflaub –“Early Greek Political Thought and the Ancient Near East: Problems and Considerations”

10:45: Break

11:00: Wilfried Nippel, “Marx and Antiquity”

11:45: Konstantinos Vlassopoulos, “Marxism and ancient history”

12:30: Lunch

1:30: Carol Atack, “‘Cyrus appeared both great and beautiful’: Xenophon and the performativity of kingship”

2:15: Robin Osborne, “Greek pederasty: an illustrated history”

3:00: Break

3:15:  Edith Hall, “The boys from Cydathenaeum: how to do things with Cleon”

4:00: Lene Rubinstein, “Exiles in Athens in the fourth century B.C.”

4:45: Break

5:00: Keynote: Timothy Whitmarsh, “History, Chance and Resistance in the Roman World”

6:15: Drinks Reception

Saturday, September 27

9:00: Emily Greenwood, “Pericles's Utopia - a reading of Thucydides and Plato”

9:45: Alastair Blanshard, “The Observable Life of the Athenian Juror”

10:30: Break

10:45: Walter Scheidel, “The (ancient) West and the rest: labor regimes in global perspective”

11:30: Jeremy Tanner, “The use and abuse of Tyrannicides, in word and image, in classical Athens and early imperial China”

12:15: Lunch

1:30: Melissa Lane, “Plato’s Spartan Reflections”

2:15 – 3:00 pm Closing Remarks: Paul Cartledge

Attendance

In order for us to track numbers for the drinks reception on Friday and lunch on Saturday, we would kindly ask that you indicate your attendance to Ms. Laura McCune at lmccune@ias.edu. Many thanks.

Further information

Questions about the conference can be directed to Danielle Allen (dsallen@ias.edu), Paul Christesen (Paul.Christesen@dartmouth.edu) or Paul Millett (pcm1000@dow.cam.ac.uk).

 

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