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Joanna Kemp

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Postgraduate Researcher

Email: J dot Kemp at warwick dot ac dot uk

Humanities Building, University Road
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL

About

My thesis explores perceptions of the world in the first two centuries AD and how Rome interacted with the peoples on the north-eastern fringes of that world, namely around the Danube and northern Black Sea regions. This region cannot clearly be pushed into an east v. west dichotomy so lends itself to the study of comparisons between how Romans viewed and presented different peoples, and how the Roman state in turn interacted with them. For instance, the Romans waged war against and eventually annexed the Dacian people, while the Bosporans remained independent, albeit with a brief interlude of annexation under Nero, for much of their history. Therefore, my thesis also contrasts how diplomacy and the military were used in dealing with these neighbours of the Empire, and how this affected Rome’s presentation of them, and these people’s reactions to Rome.


Publications

Papers Delivered

  • Reactions to Rome in Bosporan Royal Titlature. November 2017: Post Graduate Work in Progress seminar, Warwick University, UK.
  • Barbarian Weapons as Markers of Identity and their Transformation over time: The Dacians and Rome. November 2016: Post Graduate Work in Progress seminar, Warwick University, UK.
  • 'Triumphal' Arches in a Provincial Setting. September 2016: "Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World 3" conference, Petnica Science Centre, Serbia.
  • Empire without Limits? Cultural and Geographical Boundaries in Two Hadrianic Texts. June 2016: “Boundaries and Borders” interdisciplinary conference, Leeds University, UK.
  • Two Triumphal Arches in Mainz, Germany. May 2016: Warwick Classics Post Graduate Colloquium, Warwick University, UK.
  • Beyond Roman Control in the Black Sea. March 2016: Post Graduate Work in Progress seminar, Warwick University, UK.
  • Ideas of Empire in the Hadrianeum and Parthian Monuments of Antoninus Pius. May 2015: Warwick Classics Post Graduate Colloquium, Warwick University, UK.
  • Movement, the Senses and Representations of the Roman World: Experiencing a Roman Triumph and the Sebasteion in Aphrodisias. April 2015: Classical Association Conference, Bristol, UK.
  • Representations of the World in Rome and Aphrodisias. February 2015: Post Graduate Work in Progress seminar, Warwick University, UK.
  • Rome: Protector or Buyer of Friendly Kings? The Use of Subsidies and Gift-Exchange in Roman Diplomacy from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius. September 2014: "Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World 2" conference, Petnica Science Centre, Serbia.
  • The World of Pomponius Mela. May 2014: Warwick Classics Post Graduate Colloquium, Warwick University, UK.
  • Amicitia in Imperial Roman Diplomacy. May 2014: Post Graduate Work in Progress seminar, Warwick University, UK.
  • Peoples and the Orbis Terrarum in Pomponius Mela. May 2014: "Geographies of Man: environmental influence from antiquity to the enlightenment" interdisciplinary conference, Warwick University, UK.


Conferences Attended

  • Classical Association Conference, Kent, UK. April 2017.
  • "Married to the Military: Soldiers’ Families in the Ancient World and Beyond", Open University, UK. November 2016.
  • "Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World 3", Petnica Science Centre, Serbia. September 2016.
  • “Boundaries and Borders”, Leeds University, UK. June 2016.
  • Classical Association Conference, Edinburgh, UK. April 2016.
  • Classical Association Conference, Bristol, UK. April 2015.
  • "Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World 2", Petnica Science Centre, Serbia. September 2014.
  • "Geographies of Man: environmental influence from antiquity to the enlightenment", Warwick University, UK. May 2014.


Courses and Workshops Attended

  • APP PGR: Teaching in Higher Education. University of Warwick, 2016/2017
  • Women's Classical Committee Early Career Workshop. University of Birmingham, 2017
  • Introduction to TEI for Researchers in the Humanities. University of Warwick, 2016
  • Digital Storytelling. University of Warwick, 2016
  • (De)coding Texts – Using the Text Encoding Initiative as a New Way to Teach the Reading of Texts. University of Warwick, 2016
  • From Manuscript to Printed Book: Early Greek and Latin Writings. University of Warwick, 2016
  • Practical Epigraphy Workshop. British Epigraphy Society, 2012.
  • Postgraduate Course in Roman Epigraphy. British School at Rome, 2012.


Teaching Experience


Outreach and Public Engagement Activities

  • Sutton Trust Summer School, August 2017
  • Sutton Scholars Programme Museum in collaboration with the Ashmolean Latin Inscriptions Project, January – March 2017
  • PhD Tutor with The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme, 2015 - present
  • Sutton Trust Summer School, July 2016


Qualifications

  • M.A. by Research, (University of Warwick, 2013)
  • B.A. (Hons), (University of Warwick, 2011)

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