Programme – Annual Conference 2015

Thursday

14.00: Meeting at the School of Classics, S11

14.15-14.45: Nicolas Wiater: Introduction

14.45-15.30: Mirko Canevaro (Edinburgh): ‘Pistis and the Ethos of the Polis: the Moral Foundations of an Economy of Honours, in Athens and Beyond’

15.30-16.00: Coffee

16.00-16.45: Ben Gray (Edinburgh): ‘Polis and Cosmopolis in Later Hellenistic Literature and Epigraphy’

16.45-17.30: Elke Close (Edinburgh): ‘Polybius on the Achaean League: Ethics in both Local and Federal Politics’

Dinner at Local Restaurant

Friday

10.00-10.45: Nicolas Wiater (St Andrews): Truth and Character in Polybius’ Histories

10.45-11.30: Lisa Hau (Glasgow): ‘Tragic History or Moralising through Pathos? Horror and pity in Diodorus Siculus’

11.30-12.00: Coffee

12.00-12.45: Raphaëla Dubreuil (Edinburgh): ‘Between Greece and Rome: Cicero’s Historionic Politics’

12.45-14.00: Lunch

14.15-15.00: Catherine Steel (Glasgow): ‘The Best Roman Orators You’ve Never Heard of? Fannius, Duronius and Other Relative Unknowns’

15.00-15.45: Alex Long (St Andrews): ‘Human and Non-human Mortality in Lucretius’

15.45-16.15: Coffee

16.15-17.00: Christa Gray (Glasgow): ‘Reading and teaching the Republican Orators: from Quintilian to Jerome’

Concluding Discussion

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