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The Impact of Moses Finley (Laurence Seminar 2012)

Faculty of Classics, Cambridge 29th-31st May 2012

Organisers: Prof Robin Osborne, Dr Michael Scott, Dr Daniel Jew

All sessions to be held in room G.21.

 

Tuesday 29th

11.30 Welcome

11.40 Dan Tompkins: The making of Moses Finley

12.55–2.10 lunch

2.10 Paul Millett The Impact of Studies in Land and Credit

3.25 Tea

3.40 Robin Osborne: Finley’s impact on Homer

4.55 Paul Cartledge: Finley’s Democracy

7.00 Reception: Jesus College Fellows’ Garden

Wednesday 30th

9.00 Kostas Vlassopoulos: Finley’s Slavery

10.15 Coffee

10.25 Gabi Herman: Finley’s archaic Greece

11.40 Jonathan Prag: Finley’s Sicily

12.55 lunch

2.00 Alessandro Launaro: Finley and the ancient economy

3.15 Nicholas Purcell: Finley and Rome

4.30 Tea

4.45 Jennifer Gates-Foster: Finley and archaeology

6.30 pm Reception in Old Library, Darwin College (along with exhibition on Moses Finley from the Darwin Archives and video of Finley interviewed by Keith Hopkins). All conference attendees welcome.

Thursday 31st

9.00 Wilfried Nippel: Finley’s impact on the continent

10.15 Dorothy Thompson: Finley and the teaching of ancient history

11.30 Coffee

11.40 Mary Beard: Finley’s journalism

12.55 Lunch

2.00 Geoffrey Lloyd: Finley in the University of Cambridge

3.15 Peter Garnsey: Finley and other scholars

4.30 Tea

4.45 Walter Scheidel: Measuring Finley’s impact.

6.00 Close of conference

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