Monday, September 14, 2009

Classical Studies in Scandinavia : Late Antiquity Session

Members of Art and Social Identities in Late Antiquity are organising a session at this week's conference on Classical Studies in Scandinavia, held at Aarhus University, 17-18 September :

Late Antiquity Session
Friday 18 September 13:00-16:15
Organisers : Troels Myrup Kristensen and Birte Poulsen (Aarhus)
13:00 Louise Blanke, Copenhaguen : The White Monastery at Sohag (20 min)
13:25 Ole Herslund, Copenhaguen : Desert Monks in a Pharaonic Landscape - Use, Reuse and Transformation of Bronze Age Tombs in Late Antique Middle Egypt (20 min)
13:50 Eivind Heldhaas Seland, Bergen : Palmyra - Change and Continuity in Late Antiquity (20 min)
14:15 Birte Poulsen, Aarhus : Halikarnassos in Late Antiquity (15 min)
14:35 Coffee break
14:40 Gitte Lonstrup, Aarhus : Christian Constructions of Memory in "New" and "Old" Rome (10 min)
14:55 Simon Malmberg, Rome : Ravenna Capitale : The Development of a Capital, 402-526 (15 min)
15:15 Troels Myrup Kristensen, Aarhus : Sculpture and urban stories (10 min)
15:30 Stine Birk Toft, Aarhus : Self-Representation and the Construction of Identity on Roman Sarcophagi (10 min)
15:45 Arja Karivieri, Stockholm : Anomalies in the Early Christian Architecture of Northern Greece (15 min)
16:05 Final discussion.