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CLANS (Cambridge Late Antique Network Seminar)

Cambridge Late Antique Network Seminar (CLANS)


CLANS provides an interdisciplinary platform for classicists, historians, archaeologists, and theologians working on Late Antiquity. Seminars take place on a roughly fortnightly basis and are scheduled for Tuesdays at 5.15 pm.  Due to the exceptional circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, these will take place digitally via Zoom for the foreseeable future.  Links will be circulated by email in advance of the individual papers.  The convenors for the 2020/21 academic year are Daniel Hanigan (drh56) and Rares Marinescu (rim32).


Michaelmas 2020 Term Card:


13 October

Tim Whitmarsh (Cambridge)

Nonnus and the Transubstantiation of Actaeon


27 October

Harold Tarrant (Newcastle)

C[h]alcidius and Aquila: Platonist Backwaters in the Fourth Century


10 November

Valentina Grasso (Cambridge)

Judeo-Monotheism in South Arabia between Fourth and Fifth Centuries: Identities and Sympathies 


24 November

Lea Niccolai (Cambridge)

Wisdom for the Many, and Wisdom for the Few: Re-Reading Eunapius’ Lives of Philosophers and Sophists


1 December

Christoph Poetsch (Heidelberg)

The Concept of Logos in Late Antiquity: Systematic Considerations


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