THE AFTERLIFE OF ROMAN SCULPTURE II LATE ANTIQUE RESPONSE AND RECEPTION CALL FOR PAPERS International Seminar Department of Classical Archaeology, Aarhus University Friday 25 March 2011
Category archives: Conferences
Here are my “gigs” for autumn 2008: Friday 26 September The Afterlife of Roman Sculpture: Late Antique Perceptions and Practices University of Aarhus “The Afterlife of Sculpture in Late Antique Alexandria.” Friday 10 October Danish Institute in Damascus, Syria “Statues in Space: The Display of Sculpture in the Late Antique Cities of the Eastern Mediterranean.” […]
TAG Session: Archaeologies of Destruction
Here’s an abstract for a session on ‘Archaeologies of Destruction’, to be held at the upcoming TAG in Southampton, 15-17 December: Archaeologies of destruction Ben Croxford (email@example.com) and Troels Myrup Kristensen (University of Aarhus; firstname.lastname@example.org) It is often the norm that material studied archaeologically is incomplete or in some way damaged. Despite the frequent engagement […]
The ‘Mediterranization’ of TRAC?
Earlier this month I was in Amsterdam for the 18th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC). This was the first TRAC to be held outside the UK and reflected what appears to be a growing continental interest in theoretical discussion within Roman archaeology. Or does it? I decided to do some statitics to get a better […]
Late Antique Archaeology 2008: A Recap
I was in London on Saturday for the 2008 meeting of Late Antique Archaeology. The theme of this year’s conference was “Recent Fieldwork in Urban Archaeology” and papers were presented on Noviodunum (Romania), Boeotia, Aphrodisias, Ephesus, Sagalassos, Ostia, Delphi, Apamea (Syria), Canterbury and Istanbul. The Temple of Apollo, Delphi. The temple was repaired after a […]
Here’s a list of the talks that I’ll be doing this semester. The majority of them will present aspects of my dissertation research on Christian responses to images in late antique Egypt. Tuesday 4 March “Billedstrid og billedstormere i det senantikke Ægypten” (“Iconoclasm and Bildstürmer in Late Antique Egypt”) Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, […]
Constructions of Memory
Here’s the programme for a really cool seminar in March that I’ll take part in: “Erindringskonstruktioner – Erindring og glemsel i overgangsperioder” (“Constructions of Memory – Memory and Forgetting in Periods of Transformation”), hosted by the Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre for the Study of the Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals at the University of […]
Why my suitcase weighed 36 kilos…
With the US dollar being so incredibly low, this is a great time to shop pretty much anything in America. So, the following is what I brought home with me from the AIA book fair as well as a number of book shops (the Oriental Institute Suq, a Chicago Borders, the Met Bookstore and the […]
AIA 2008: Where To Go?
The 109th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America is coming up first thing in the new year. The location of this year’s meeting is Chicago….I hope it won’t be too cold! The reflections from my very first visit to the AIA Annual Meetings (Montreal 2006) were printed in the European Journal of Archaeology […]
The Art of Destruction: Programme
We’ve just finalized the programme for our seminar “The Art of Destruction: Phenomenology, Fragmentation and Material Culture“, to be held 6-7 December here in Aarhus. Have a look below the fold, if you’re interested!