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Forum Antiquum Lectures Spring 2022

Every semester, the Classics department of Leiden University organizes a series of lectures (the Forum Antiquum). The lectures are held every other week on Thursdays at 15:30. We invite both Dutch and international speakers and well-known experts and promising young researchers to speak about a topic of their choice. The lectures are open to everybody interested; registration is not required. Forum Antiquum is made possible by Prof. Ineke Sluiter’s Spinoza Prize.

The lectures are open to everybody interested; registration is not required. Forum Antiquum is made possible by Prof. Ineke Sluiter’s Spinoza Prize.

Location and contact

The lectures are held in the Vossius Conference Room, located in the Leiden University Library (South Hall, second floor). We start at 15:30.   

For more information about Forum Antiquum, please contact Iris van Kuijk or Dante Aramideh.
Abstracts of the lectures and information about the speakers will follow.

Programme

17 February Vossius Room 
Rebecca Henzel: "Honorary statues in Sicily - new data and perspectives"

3 March Vossius Room
Renske Janssen: "Christiani et Ceteri. The Treatment of Christians in the Roman Empire"

7 April Vossius Room
Aiste Celkyte:
 "Modelling Oeconomic Knowledge in Bryson’s Management of the Estate"

21 April Vossius Room
Suzanne Adema:
 "You can fly! The interplay between text and reader in narrative comprehension"

28 April Vossius Room
Felix Budelman: "
Recurring time and its problems in Greek literature"

12 May Vossius Room
Patricia Rosenmeyer: 
"After Lights Out: Studying Classics in a World War II Internment Camp"

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