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20 November 201914:00

Monica Hellstrom (Durham): Celebrating conversion: Gold-glass bowls and baptism in the late 4th century

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28 November 201915:00

Rachael Bundy (Exeter): 'Teach sad Philomel a louder note’: intersectional responses to Ovid in the long eighteenth century

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6 - 7 December 2019

Technological Animation in Classical Antiquity

Supported by the Leventis Foundation. The conference aims to bring together scholars from the fields of ancient technology, philosophy, archaeology and art. Specifically, the conference focuses on the living/moving artifact and the synesthetic experience that it might offer, as the outcome of a technological procedure that exempts it from its association with illusion and artifice.. Full details
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11 December 201914:00

Emily Gowers (Cambridge): Are trees really like people?

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