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Classics and Ancient History Postgraduate Colloquium 2022

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Location: OC1.04

Organised by Danchen Zhang and Nathalia Breintoft Kristensen, the annual colloquium offers the opportunity to hear about the latest research of our postgraduate students. If you wish to attend, please fill out the registration form here. For further details and abstracts, see the programme.


10.15-10.30: Arrival, preparation and opening remarks

10.30-12.00: Panel 1 – Material Culture
Chair: Matthew Evans
Jacqui Butler: The sacrifice of Iphigenia and the viewing experience in the House of the Tragic Poet
Richard Allard-Meldrum: Reconstructing an empress: (Egnatia) Mariniana
Susan Walker: Votive deposition at Uley: Ditches & pools (Context 255 & Feature F264)

12.00-13.00: Lunch Break

13.00-14.30: Panel 2 – Numismatics
Chair: Giles Penman
Abby Wall: The butterfly and the crab: An analysis of the aureus of M. Durmius
Nathalia Breintoft Kristensen: The coins of Caesarea Maritima: Preliminary examinations of the monetary systems in Palmyra and Caesarea Maritima
Campbell Orchard: Setting the stage: Tarsus in the landscape of Cilicia

14.30-14.45: Break

14.45.-16.15: Panel 3 – Ancient literature and philosophy
Chair: Xavier Buxton
Lucy Felmingham-Coburn: Partition of the soul in Xenophon’s Peri Hippikes: Interaction with the chariot allegory of Plato’s Phaedrus
Danchen Zhang: Ambiguity and conspicuousness: The reported dust storm in Sophocles’ Antigone
Lucrezia Sperindio: Rethinking Horace’s sympotic space as Bacchic: Ode 2.3

16.30: Reception at the department

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