Wednesday, 14 May 2014
Conference in Paris: Sur les seuils de l’antiquité... Du seuil au linteau, dispositifs techniques et transformations des portes antiques
On June, 2, a conference to be held in Paris about thresholds and doors. Among other Mediterranean-wide papers, E. Proudfoot: « Modularity and convention in the design and installation of doorsills at Pompeii ».
Programme available there or there (on Academia, log in needed).
Éloïse Letellier (Eloise.Letellier [at] univ-paris1.fr)
Sandra Zanella (Sandra.Zanella [at] malix.univ-paris1.fr).
Among other papers:
A. Varone : “Pupa, puella, domina – tracce di cortigiane nella documentazione pompeiana”
L. Jacobelli : “Scene di banchetto con presenze femminili nelle case di Pompei: alcune considerazioni ”
R. Neudecker: “The most beautiful girls of Pompeii - hetairai?”
Ria Berg: “Cercando la casa di una cortigiana a Pompei. I reperti materiali quali segno di attività di prostituzione?”
Programme available there.
Contact: Ria Berg (berg [at] irfrome.org)
Friday, 9 May 2014
Just in case anyone missed any of the individual links (and for added convenience), I've now put all of the papers from the research seminar series held in the Department of Classics at the University of Leeds into one handy post, available here. Please feel free to use in teaching or distribute as you wish.
Posted by Virginia Campbell at 11:53
Monday, 5 May 2014
Last week, I gave the final lecture in the seminar series held at the University of Leeds on Pompeii: The Present and Future of Vesuvian Research with a paper entitled 'Sex degrees of Separation.' This is the first presentation of my work on the Leverhulme funded project on SNA in Pompeii. The video can be viewed here.
Posted by Virginia Campbell at 09:21
Saturday, 3 May 2014
The University of Strasbourg bought the collection of pictures gathered by Adolf Michaelis (1835-1910, first director of the Institute of Classical Archaeology [Kunstarchäologisches Institut]) when he died.