Dear Ancient Societies Workshop Participants,
We have an exciting schedule of speakers this spring continuing our theme of “Political Economies.” All talks will be held at 3:30 pm in Classics 21. All talks this quarter are on a Tuesday.
April 4 – Julie Hanlon (PhD Student, UChicago Anthropology and South Asian Languages and Civilizations) – “Jain Monks and Merchants in the Political Economy of Early Historic Tamil Nadu”
April 11 – Jordan Johansen (PhD Student, UChicago Program in the Ancient Mediterranean World) – “The Medinet Madi Paradox: The δεκάτη in the Hymns of Isidorus.”
April 25 – Prof. John Weisweiler (Assistant Professor, History, University of Maryland) – “Élite Formation, Roman Style: Violence, Predation and the Making of the Early Imperial Senate (c. 14-235 CE)”
May 2 – Prof. Muriel Debié (CNRS: Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes) – “Jerusalem in the 7th c. : A Case of Divided Memories.”
May 9 – Prof. Susanne Paulus (Assistant Professor of Assyriology, UChicago) – “No Coins, No Silver but Gold (?) – How to Pay in Babylonia in 1200 BC.”
May 23 – Tim Clark (PhD Student, UChicago Program in the Ancient Mediterranean World) – “The Forum Augustum: Movement, Social Space, and A New Vision for Roman Foreign Policy”
May 30 – Thalia Lysen (PhD Student, UChicago Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) – “Staging Kingship: A Case Study of Kings, Power and Ideology in Hittite Anatolia”
I hope to see you all there!
If you have any questions, please contact me at rhyne AT uchicago.edu.
PhD Student, The University of Chicago
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Ancient Near Eastern History