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Collaboration and/or New Techniques in the Classics

December 7, 2019 King’s College London


Program Outline



0930              Welcome

0940              Guest Speaker: Dr Abigail Graham (ICS) - Title tbc

1020              Paul Kelly (KCL) - Risk and return in Roman Egypt

1055              Break

1110              Konstantin Schulz (HU Berlin) - CALLIDUS: A database of exercises for learning Latin

1145              Benjamin Wilck (HU Berlin) - Hidden messages in Greek mathematics: Results of a statistical

analysis of linguistic regularities in Euclid's Elements

1230              Lunch & Poster Presentations

1340              Giulia Frigerio (Kent) - The impact of the laurel on Apolline divination: Affecting the mind

without the use of drugs

1415              Noga Erez-Yodfat (Ben-Gurion) - Senses and the embodied mind of the mystes in ancient

mystery cults

1450              Mark McCahill (Glasgow) - The ancient senses and Roman ritual: Considering imagines as

memory objects in an interdisciplinary context

1525              Break

1540              Samuel Agbamu (KCL) - Classics and the Poverty of Philosophy

1615              Vivienne McGlashan (Bristol) - The Bacchants are silent: Applying cognitive approaches to

explore ritual maenadism

1650              Nathalie Choubineh (Reading) - Kinetography: A methodological framework for reading kinetic

motifs in the Greek vase-painting

1730              Drinks Reception

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We are also inviting PG students to present posters on any work that relates to our conference themes.  Posters should be up to 36" x 48" (91.4cm x 121.9cm) in size.  These will be presented during lunch, afternoon break and the drinks reception, where attendees will be able to view the posters and discuss them with the presenters, if they are present.  Please email the editor with a copy of your poster by November 29. 

Unfortunately, we will not be able to cover the cost, but we could print the poster for you. Email the editor by November 22 if you will not be able to attend and would like us to print your poster.