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Augustus and the Destruction of History ­

Historical Scripts and Systemic Contingencies in the Early Principate (3-day conference)

20 ­- 22 September 2013
Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge

The workshop is free to all participants, and a buffet lunch will be provided on the Saturday. Registration essential. Organiser: Ingo Gildenhard.

Programme:
Friday, 20 September:

2 pm: Welcome and Introduction
Ingo Gildenhard (Cambridge) on behalf of the organizers

2.30 pm: Continuity and Rupture: Patterning Time in Discourse and Practice, from Sallust to Augustus
Benjamin Biesinger (Konstanz)

3.30 pm: Coffee Break

4 pm: The Faces of Discord in Sallust's Histories
Andrew Feldherr (Princeton)

5 pm: Dismantling the res publica
Louise Hodgson (Durham)

Saturday, 21 September:

9.30 am: The Creation and Destruction of Marcus Antonius
Kathryn Welch (Sydney)

10.30 am: How Do Civil Wars End? Some Roman Answers
Josiah Osgood (Georgetown)

11.30 pm: Coffee Break

12.00 pm: The Augustan Senate and the Reconfiguration of Time on the Fasti Capitolini
Amy Russell (Durham)

Buffet Lunch

2.30 pm: Augustus' Triumphalism and the End of History
Wolfgang Havener (Konstanz)

3.30 pm: Myth and the Forum Romanum
Hannah Price (Cambridge)

4.30 pm: Coffee Break

5 pm: When the Past is Present: Remembering the Bacchanalian Affair in Augustan Rome
Andreas Bendlin (Toronto)

Sunday, 22 September:

9.30 am: Aeneid 4 and Livy 21: Augustan Fama and the Linguistic Turn on the Hannibalic War
Elena Giusti (Cambridge)

10.30 am: The Destruction of History in Augustan Poetry
Ingo Gildenhard (Cambridge)

11.30 am: Coffee Break

11.45 pm: The Invention of the Age of Augustus
Alison Cooley (Warwick)

12.45 ­ 13.00 pm: Concluding Remarks/ Discussion

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