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Macquarie University Ancient History Research Seminar — Session 1 2020

By Departmental Research Seminar

Tuesdays March-April 2020, 2-3.30pm

Seminar Room (1.602), Level 1, Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University

The Department of Ancient History in conjunction with the Macquarie University Ancient History Association (MAHA) offers a research seminar series, intended to bring together those within Macquarie and outside who have an interest in the languages, histories, and cultures of the ancient world.

All are welcome! Please join us after the seminar for a social gathering with biscuits!

Convenor: Dr Alexandra Woods Twitter


SEMINAR PROGRAM

Program PDF

DETAILS SEMINAR
3 March

Week 2

Abstracts
David Chapman (MQ)Supposed Spies and Fragmentary Texts: New insights on the "eyes-and-ears of the king" in 18th Dynasty Egypt
Associate Professor Boyo Ockinga (MQ)The Decoration Program of TT233: a reflection of its owner’s interests?
10 March

Week 3

Abstract
Associate Professor George Steiris (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)The Ancient Greek Idea of the City and its Reappraisal by Medieval Islamic Political Thought
Associate Professor Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides(MQ)Socrates the Sober Satyr and Plato’s Take on Laughter
17 March

Week 4

Abstract
Dr Gareth Wearne (Australian Catholic University)The Dead Sea Scrolls in the Context of Hellenistic Historiography

Time change: 12-1.30pm

24 March

Week 5

Abstract
Dr Sophie Hay (University of Cambridge)My Life in Ruins: my career as an archaeologist

Time change: 12-1.30pm

31 March

Week 6

Abstracts
Samantha Mills (MQ)From wanax to basileus: The development of Greek authority from the Late Bronze Age into the Early Iron Age
Dr Mary Hartley (MQ)Tiny bird bones from an Old Kingdom tomb at Dendera
7 April

Week 7

Abstract
Dr Anna Latifa-Mourad (MQ)Forging Foreign Relations: Exploring Egypt's Encounters with the Middle Bronze Age Supra-Region
28 April

Week 8

MAHA | Tea with Teachers

VENUE: Arts Precinct, TBA

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