Saturday, May 2, 2009

CFP : 2010 Classical Association Annual Conference, Cardiff University, 7 - 10 April, 2010

The Classical Association Annual Conference 2010 is to be hosted by Cardiff University. Panels and plenary lectures will be held in the Cathays Park campus of the University. The President's address and conference dinner will take place in the National Museum and the City Hall in Cardiff's civic centre. 

We welcome proposals for papers (20 minutes long followed by discussion) and coordinated panels (comprising either 3 or 4 papers) from academic staff, graduate students, and school teachers on the topics suggested below, or on any aspect of the classical world. We are keen to encourage papers from a broad range of classical, historical, and archaeological perspectives. 

Suggested topics : ancient warfare ; family life and the built environment ; western Greek historians ; early Rome ; ancient and modern contexts of Greek and Roman drama ; currency ; time and calendars ; ancient skies ; nostalgia and ancient attitudes towards the past ; electronic publishing ; epigraphy, literacy and society ; mobility and connectivity in the Mediterranean ; frontiers and boundaries ; mosaics and visual culture ; art and imperialism ; religion and society in late antiquity ; classical heritage in Wales ; literary and cinematic historical fiction. Title and an abstract (no more than 300 words), and any enquiries should be sent to the address below (preferably by email) not later than 31 August 2009 : 

Dr Guy Bradley, CA 2010, School of History and Archaeology, Humanities Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3EU, Wales, UK. Email : Tel. +44 (0)29 2087 4821.