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28 October 202015:00

Made by Africans for Africans? Multiculturalism and pottery in Severan York with Martin Pitts

Made by Africans for Africans? Multiculturalism and pottery in Severan York with Martin Pitts Join Zoom Meeting https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/j/99651664090?pwd=M0JrMFI3UnU5L05KeUErTWs1cGdYZz09 Meeting ID: 996 5166 4090 Password: 905209. Full details
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11 November 2020

Phronesis as a persuasive rational excellence with Elena Cagnoli Fiecconi (UCL)

Phronesis as a persuasive rational excellence - Elena Cagnoli Fiecconi (UCL) Join Zoom Meeting https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/j/99200480753?pwd=bktPS21sTGJDdkRsTWtsOW1RSTZYZz09 Meeting ID: 992 0048 0753 Password: 270696. Full details
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18 November 2020

Empire and Islands: The Case of the Cyclades

Empire and Islands: The Case of the Cyclades - Rebecca Sweetman (St. Andrews). Full details
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25 November 2020

The folds of Olympus: reading ancient mountains ecocritically in the Iliad and beyond

The folds of Olympus: reading ancient mountains ecocritically in the Iliad and beyond - Jason Konig (St. Andrews). Full details
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26 November 202016:30

Monica D'Agostini on her book, The Rise of Philip V (2019)

Monica D'Agostini on her book, The Rise of Philip V (2019) (Will be recorded). If you would like to attend the seminars, please email Emma Nicholson (e.l.nicholson@exeter.ac.uk) or Annelies Cazemier (a.cazemier@soton.ac.uk) for a Zoom invitation.. Full details
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27 November 202016:00

Archytas’ dove in context: an investigation of the non-human agency between paradoxography, encyclopedism, and mechanics in the ancient world

Archytas’ dove in context: an investigation of the non-human agency between paradoxography, encyclopedism, and mechanics in the ancient world. Full details
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2 December 2020

Landscape and History: A fresh look at Hannibal's March in Polybius

Landscape and History: A fresh look at Hannibal's March in Polybius - Nicolas Wiater (St. Andrews). Full details
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9 December 2020

Religious knowledge in the Hellenistic period

Religious knowledge in the Hellenistic period - Irene Salvo (Exeter). Full details
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17 December 202016:00

Technology and Disability

Technology and Disability Christian Laes (University of Manchester). Respondent: Jane Draycott (University of Glasgow). Full details
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26 January 202117:00

Peter Van Alfen on The Antigonid Coins Online project

Peter Van Alfen on The Antigonid Coins Online project (Recording TBC). If you would like to attend the seminars, please email Emma Nicholson (e.l.nicholson@exeter.ac.uk) or Annelies Cazemier (a.cazemier@soton.ac.uk) for a Zoom invitation.. Full details
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28 January 202117:00

Genos between phusis and technê

Emanuela Bianchi (New York University). Respondent: Gabriele Galluzzo (University of Exeter). Full details
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25 February 202116:00

Mercury in late antique and medical sources: practice and theory

Mercury in late antique and medical sources: practice and theory Matteo Martelli (University of Bologna). Respondent: David Leith (University of Exeter). Full details
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9 March 202117:00

Katerina Panagopoulou on her book, Τhe Early Antigonids: Coinage, Money and the Economy

Katerina Panagopoulou on her book, Τhe Early Antigonids: Coinage, Money and the Economy (Recording TBC). If you would like to attend the seminars, please email Emma Nicholson (e.l.nicholson@exeter.ac.uk) or Annelies Cazemier (a.cazemier@soton.ac.uk) for a Zoom invitation. Full details
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22 March 202116:00

Ancient cabinet of curiosities

Ancient cabinet of curiosities Véronique Dasen (University of Fribourg). Respondent: Dunstan Lowe (University of Kent). Full details
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15 April 202116:00

Medicine in ancient Cyprus: the archaeological evidence

Medicine in ancient Cyprus: the archaeological evidence Demetres Michaelides (University of Cyprus). Respondent: Daniel King (University of Exeter). Full details
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3 May 202117:00

Copper and human health in the Chalcolithic, the classical, and the age of COVID

Copper and human health in the Chalcolithic, the classical, and the age of COVID Julie Laskaris (University of Richmond). Respondent: Colin Webster (UC Davis). Full details
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25 May 202117:00

The Roman physician and the knowledge of the patient

The Roman physician and the knowledge of the patient Lauren Caldwell (UMass Amherst). Respondent: Chiara Blanco (University of Oxford). Full details
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24 June 202116:00

Navigating between abstraction and observation: using astrolabes, globes and mirrors in the medieval Mediterranean

Navigating between abstraction and observation: using astrolabes, globes and mirrors in the medieval Mediterranean Divna Manolova (The University of York). Respondent: Karen ní Mheallaigh (Johns Hopkins University). Full details
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5 July 202116:00

Nutrition in ancient medicine

Nutrition in ancient medicine John Wilkins (University of Exeter). Respondent: Laurence Totelin (Cardiff University). Full details
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