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Lecture | UMW Research Seminar

Book presentation: 'Coping with Versnel: A Roundtable on Religion and Magic'

Friday 21 July 2023
Unification of the Mediterranean World Research Seminars 2022-2023
Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Rapenburg 28
2311EW Leiden

Please note this event will be in Dutch.

This festive book presentation highlights Prof. em. Henk Versnel’s important position in the study of religion in the ancient world. Prof. Miguel John Versluys (Leiden University) will introduce three speakers who will each share a personal reflection on Henk Versnel and aspects of his work: Prof. Lucinda Dirven (Radboud University Nijmegen); Loes Schouten (Senior Publishing Director at Brill) and Ab van der Touw (Chairman of the Board of Governors of Leiden University). The historiographical volume which officially appears on this day is to be presented to Versnel by the editors, followed by drinks.

The book to be presented is:
K. Beerden and F.G. Naerebout (eds.), Coping with Versnel: A Roundtable on Religion and Magic. In Honour of the 80th Birthday of Henk S. Versnel. Religions in the Graeco-Roman World 200 (Brill: Leiden 2023).

For catering purposes please confirm your attendance on 1 July at the latest to: f.s.m.cobben@hum.leidenuniv.nl (header: Coping with Versnel).

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