Imperialism and Identities at the edges of the Roman world

Envoyer Imprimer

Imperialism and Identities at the edges of the Roman world


Appel à contributions
Date limite : 31 mars 2012



SEPTEMBER 20-23rd, 2012
Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Archaeology, University of Belgrade
Faculty of Philosophy, Department of History, University of Novi Sad
Petnica Science Center

The main topics of the conference are:

• Relations between the Roman imperialism and regional/local communities (global and local social/cultural trends and the creation of different life-experiences)
• Social and cultural dynamics in the areas of interaction (contact, conflict, resistance and coexistance)
• Complexity, variety and intersections of social/cultural realities and imaginations
• Diversity of construction and communication of identities

Contributors are invited to present papers on social/cultural interactions, power relations, different social experiences, identity constructions and the role of material culture within and at the fringes of the Roman world. Some of the suggested topics may include issues of:

• General theoretical perspectives and methodology
• Social structure and organization
• Economy and technology
• Military and diplomatic relations
• Settlements and dwelling customs
• Funeral and burial practices
• Art and material culture
• Religion and cult activities
• “Daily life“ and entertainment

Special sessions will be organized for senior students, who are also invited to contribute to the conference. The conference will be held at the Petnica Science Center, near Valjevo (Western Serbia), some two hours driving from Belgrade. All the details of acommodation, participation fees and travel advices will be announced in due time (until the end of March).

Confirmed speakers:

Richard Hingley (Durham University), Jane Webster (Newcastle University), Danijel Džino (Macquarie University), Mariana Egri (Cluj Napoca University), Jesper Madsen (Syddansk University), Staša Babić (Belgrade University), Miroslav Vujović (Belgrade University), Vladimir D. Mihajlović (University of Novi Sad), Marko Janković (Belgrade University), Dragana Mladenović (Oxford University)


March 31st – deadline for the submission of abstracts
April 30th –the list of confirmed speakers
July 31 st – deadline for acomodation booking
August 31st –the final program of the conference

Abstracts submission:

If You are interested in participating the conference, please submit Your abstract to the following email: Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir. . Submited abstracts should be up to 250 words long. Authors should include up to five keywords, names of the author/s and their full afiliation.

Conference fees:

Date Price
September 19th 30 € Day before conference (optional)
September 20th 30 € Conference
September 21st 30 € Conference
September 22nd 30 € Conference
September 23rd / Last day

It is possible for all of the participants to pay separately for each day of the conference according to their individual plans. The price of 30 € per day includes acommodation, three meals and all the costs of PS Center resources (wirelees internet, library, transport...). Participants will receive the book of abstracts together with the other conference material.

Advisory board:

Richard Hingley, Durham University, UK
Staša Babić, Belgrade University, SER
Mariana Egri, Cluj-Napoca University, RO
Danijel Džino, Macquarie University, AUS
Jesper Madsen, Syddansk University, DK

If You have any other question, suggestion or comments do not hesitate to contact us.

Marko Jankovic, MA
Research Assistant
Department of Archaeology
Faculty of Philosophy
University of Belgrade
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Source : Université de Belgrade.


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