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Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East

Events

UK Punic Network Graduate Workshop (18 March 2015)

18th March 2015, 09:00 to 22:00, Collingwood College, Keynote: Prof. Helene Sader, American University of Beirut

The graduate workshop, dedicated to the study of the Phoenician world and its importance, is sponsored by the Oxford Centre for Phoenician and Punic Studies and is held in association with Collingwood College and the Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East. The day is primarily aimed at students and staff working in the UK, but is open to anyone who is interested, on a first-come, first-served basis.

The graduate workshop, dedicated to the study of the Phoenician world and its importance, is sponsored by the Oxford Centre for Phoenician and Punic Studies and is held in association with Collingwood College and the Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East. The day is primarily aimed at students and staff working in the UK, but is open to anyone who is interested, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Programme (18 March 2015)

Location: Collingwood College, Durham University

Registration and Coffee: 9:00-9:30 


Introduction: 9:30-9:45 
Dr Mark Woolmer and Luke Evans

 
Session One: 9.45-11:00 
ERIS WILLIAMS REED, DURHAM UNIVERSITY: ‘A different Type of Nautical Guardian’? Some Aspects of Melqart’s Characterisation in the Classical Levant 

ALISON EWINS, DURHAM UNIVERSITY: Reconstructing Phoenician Deities 

LUKE EVANS, DURHAM UNIVERSITY: Phoenician and Punic Influences on the Greek Magical Papyri 

Coffee: 11:00-11:30 

Session Two: 11:30-13:00 
EICKE GRANSER, RUHR-UNIVERSITÄT BOCHUM: Pithekoussai: About a Greek-Phoenician Coexistence 

LAURENS J. JANSEN, BRISTOL UNIVERSITY: Sailing the Middle Sea: Regional Networks of Exchange in the Mediterranean and the Establishment of Settlements by Phoenicians: Causality and Mechanisms of Development 

TZVETA MANOLOVA, OXFORD SCHOOL OF ARCHAEOLOGY: Between East and West: Socio-Political Changes in the Phoenician Homeland 950 B.C. 

Lunch: 13:00-14:00 

Session Three: 14:00-15:30 
JOSEPH KURZ, BROWN UNIVERSITY: The Barcid Empire: Economic Interactions between Carthaginians and Locals in Southern Iberia 

FRANCISCO MACHUCA PRIETO, UNIVERSIDAD DE MÁLAGA: The integration of Phoenician Communities in the Iberian Peninsula During the Roman Empire from a Postcolonial Perspective 

DAVID COLWILL, CARDIFF UNIVERSITY: Cato the Génocidaire? Rethinking Straightforward Narratives of the Annihilation of Carthage 

Coffee: 15:30-16:00 

Session Four: 16:00-17:45  
DR RACHEL BARCLAY, DURHAM UNIVERSITY ORIENTAL MUSEUM: Phoenician Exhibition Presentation and Round Table Discussion (including short presentations by: Nico Brice-Bennett, Nicole Dicicco, Ankaret El-Haj, Ben Kolbeck, Mollie Sadler, April Stephenson, Nick Stevens) 

Keynote Speaker: 18:00-19:00 
PROFESSOR HELENE SADER, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT: Tell el-Burak: A Middle Bronze and Iron Age Site in South Lebanon 

Drinks reception: 19:00 


Formal dinner: 20:00-22:00

Contact mark.woolmer@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.