[transpacificlateantiquity] Upcoming Lightning talk conference, 12 November

Kia ora PPLA colleaguesPlease find below the finalised schedule and zoom details for the PPLA lightning conference. We look forward to seeing many of you on zoom soon!PPLA Lightning Conference Schedule**All times and days given in Pacific Standard Time**Zoom Link for both days: Meeting ID: 969 6179 9576Saturday 12 November14.50-1500      Welcome to the… Continue reading [transpacificlateantiquity] Upcoming Lightning talk conference, 12 November

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Histories of Metallurgy and Metal Material Culture, ANU, Friday 18 November

In person and online This symposium hosted by the ANU Centre for Art History and Art Theory aims to generate cross-disciplinary dialogue about how we interpret metal in ancient and historical societies. Researchers in history, art history, archaeology, archaeometry, curatorship and creative practice will present papers which adopt diverse approaches to investigating the production, fabrication,… Continue reading Histories of Metallurgy and Metal Material Culture, ANU, Friday 18 November

CFP: Challenging the Patriarchy: Reframing Graeco-Roman Women and their Reception

International conference The University of Newcastle, Australia 30 June – 1 July 2023 This two-day conference seeks to examine the role of women within the restrictive cultural expectations and societal norms of ancient Greece and Rome, but also addresses how their receptions renegotiated questions of gender across time, down to the present moment. We welcome… Continue reading CFP: Challenging the Patriarchy: Reframing Graeco-Roman Women and their Reception

Reception, Susception, Acception: The Use and Re-use of Classical Studies, 1-2 December ANU

In-person free conference. Program follows: THURSDAY DECEMBER 1 AUDITORIUM, RESEARCH SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, ANU09:30–10:30 Marguerite Johnson - Add Nymph and Mix: The Eroticisation of The Australian Landscape 11:00–12:30 Catherine Walsh - How do we judge feminist classical receptions? Aimee Turner - Livia in London: The reception of the imperial consort in Tudor and Stuart… Continue reading Reception, Susception, Acception: The Use and Re-use of Classical Studies, 1-2 December ANU

CFP – Histories of Metallurgy and Metal Material Culture

Australian National University, 18-19 November 2022. The ANU Centre for Art History and Art Theory invites submissions for a cross-disciplinary symposium dedicated to current research into ancient and historical metallurgy and metal material culture. This symposium aims to foster links between Australian scholars across disciplines, including but not limited to history, art history, conservation, Classical… Continue reading CFP – Histories of Metallurgy and Metal Material Culture

Workshop CFP: “Meet the New Gods, Same as the Old Gods?: Roman Religion, Mass Media and Imperial Power”

18 November 2022University of Newcastle (NSW) The death of Queen Elizabeth II, head of the Church of England and "defender of the faith", reminds all Australians of the links among religion, imperial politics and mass media expressed in coins, processions, and public statues. Scholars have long recognized the continuities of time and space across the… Continue reading Workshop CFP: “Meet the New Gods, Same as the Old Gods?: Roman Religion, Mass Media and Imperial Power”

CFP: AEMA 17 – Memory & Forgetting, 30 Sept- 1 Oct, online

Arguably the world's friendliest early medieval conference is BACK! and it's FREE! This conference invites papers on the theme of memory and forgetting. Memory is malleable. It is shaped by selection, by mediation, by transmission, by ideologies, by societies and, above all, by forgetting. This conference examines the process of how early medieval societies created… Continue reading CFP: AEMA 17 – Memory & Forgetting, 30 Sept- 1 Oct, online

CFP: PPLA zoom conference Nov 12-13

Kia ora Pacific Partnership in Late Antiquity membersThis is your reminder about our upcoming zoom lightning paper conference on November 12-13 (North American dates). If you are interested in presenting, please submit a short (150 word) abstract to Lisa Bailey by October 1st. The format will follow that of the lightning papers at our previous… Continue reading CFP: PPLA zoom conference Nov 12-13

CFP: Religious Disbelief and the Emotions

This conference seeks applications for papers of 15-20 minutes concerning the interactions between religious disbeliefs and the emotions in any location or time period up to 1800 C.E. The conference is hosted by Macquarie University and the Macquarie Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions. The conference will be online-only, via Zoom. It is… Continue reading CFP: Religious Disbelief and the Emotions

ACU Virtual Panel: Posthuman Transformation Then and Now, 4 August 2022

Join us for this Virtual Panel on 4 August 2022, 5:30–7:00pm (AEST) This panel explores the connections between ancient and modern theories of transcending humanity with attention to the elements of ancient theories that can enrich modern discussions. The comparison of ancient and modern theories raises basic questions: How might post-human transformation (variously theorised) alter… Continue reading ACU Virtual Panel: Posthuman Transformation Then and Now, 4 August 2022

CFP: PPLA Lightning Paper Conference

Following on the success of our lightning paper panels at the Pacific Partnership for Late Antiquity Zoom conference earlier this year, we will host another Zoom conference on November 12-13 (North American dates) as a way to present some ideas related to current research. The format will follow that of the lightning papers--5 minutes for… Continue reading CFP: PPLA Lightning Paper Conference

CFP: Reception, Susception, Acception, 1-2 December 2022

Reception theory offers scholars fresh insights into the purposes and possibilities of Classical Studies and its intersection with the wider world, post-Antiquity. But the semantic passivity of a concept such as “Reception” can also obfuscate the dynamic ways in which Classics has been utilised, even weaponised, by its proponents — not merely experienced (Reception), but… Continue reading CFP: Reception, Susception, Acception, 1-2 December 2022

CFP: AEMA 17 Memory & Forgetting, Digital Conference, 30 Sept-1 October 2022

You little beauty! This conference invites papers on the theme of memory and forgetting. Memory is malleable. It isshaped by selection, by mediation, by transmission, by ideologies, by societies and, above all, byforgetting. In the words of Ann Rigney, ‘like water transported in a leaky bucket which slowly runsdry, [memories] are continuously being lost along… Continue reading CFP: AEMA 17 Memory & Forgetting, Digital Conference, 30 Sept-1 October 2022

CFP: 2022 Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group conference, 15 October

The conference committee invites papers on the theme Colonialism: subaltern voices, contested histories, subverted spaces. Colonialism, and its underlying violence and inequality, continues to demonstrate that modern hopes of peace and fair access to resources are largely illusory. Russia’s imperial ambitions in eastern Europe and resistance to a Voice to Parliament domestically are two obvious… Continue reading CFP: 2022 Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group conference, 15 October