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Wednesday, October 4

THE Amphitheatre Conference 2007: speakers confirmed

Public Lecture: Friday 16th February 2007

Prof. Kathleen Coleman, Harvard College Professor and Professor of Latin, Harvard University: Arena of Conflict:
Facts, Myths, and Speculation About Gladiatorial Combat in Ancient Rome


Conference: Saturday 17th - Sunday 18th February 2007

A total of 18 papers will cover many aspects of amphitheatre studies and the whole Roman Empire.

Confirmed speakers include:

Dan Garner Chester City Council, Co-Director Chester Amphitheatre Project &
Tony Wilmott English Heritage, Co-Director Chester Amphitheatre Project:
The Chester Amphitheatre Excavations 2004-2006

Prof. Michael Fulford University of Reading:
The Silchester Amphitheatre

R. Duran, A. Morillo Cerdan Universidad de León:
Recent Work on Spanish Amphitheatres

T. Hufschmid Bauhütte Römisches Theater von Augst:
Theatre and Amphitheatre in Augst

T. Jones McMaster University, Canada:
Seating, Spectacle, and the Social Hierarchy in the Roman Empire

R. Lafer Universität Klagenfurt, Austria:
What Can the Inscriptions Tell Us About Spectacles? ...
The Example of Africa Proconsularis

C.Sebastian Sommer Bayerisches Lansdesamt für Denkmalpflege:
Amphitheatres of Auxiliary Forts on the Frontiers

S Jilek Österreichisches Akademie der Wissenschaften:
The Amphitheatres of Carnuntum

D. Bomgardner Elstree School:
A Day in the Life of Chester Amphitheatre

Prof M. Beard University of Campbridge:
Title to be confirmed

F. Kanz Österreichisches Archäologisches Institut and
K. Grosschmidt Medizinische Universität, Wien:
Epheseus Gladiator’s Cemetery ...

So do watch this space for more details ...

posted by Cheryl Quinn at 15:09



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