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Titre:
Workshop on Scientific Writing in the Roman Empire
Quand:
10.05.2008 09.30 h - 18.00 h
Où:
Université de Saint-Andrews - Saint-Andrews
Catégorie:
Colloques, journées d'études

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Evénement signalé par Jacques Elfassi

Workshop on Scientific Writing in the Roman Empire


10 May 2008,
School of Classics, University of St Andrews (Ecosse)

Keynote Speaker
Ralph Rosen, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the School of Classics, University of St Andrews.

Programme and Papers
Morning session: Imperial Platonism and the Sciences

9:30 – 10:30 Ralph Rosen (UPenn): ‘Socratism in Galen’s Psychological Works’

10:30 – 11:30 Caroline Petit (Manchester): ‘Plato as a Linguistic Authority in Galen’s Time.’

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee

12:00 – 13:00 Eleni Kechagia (Oxford): ‘Platonists and Natural Science: the Example of Plutarch.’

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

Afternoon session: Scientific Traditions and Empire

14:30 – 15:30 Serafina Cuomo (Birkbeck): ‘Vitruvius’ Book 10 and the Formation of a Tradition in Catapult Treatises.’

15:30 – 16:30 Liba Taub (Cambridge): ‘Eratosthenes’ letter to King Ptolemy.’

16:30 – 17:00 Tea

17:00 – 18:00 Roundtable discussion.

Registration
All are welcome. The deadline for Registration is 25 April 2008.

There will be no registration fee for the workshop, but all those intending to be present should complete and return a registration form. We do need to know numbers for lunch.

The dinner will be in a local restaurant at 7pm, and will cost £22 per head for 3 courses and a glass of wine.

Organisers
Dr Jason König (jpk3[at]st-andrews.ac.uk)

Dr Katerina Oikonomopoulou (ao40[at]st-andrews.ac.uk)

Prof. Greg Woolf (gdw2[at]st-andrews.ac.uk)

The event is part of the activities of the Leverhulme ‘Science and Empire in the Roman World’ project.

Lieu

Carte
Localisation:
Université de Saint-Andrews   -   Site internet
Route/rue:
College Gate, St Andrews, Fife
Code postal:
KY16 9AJ
Localité/ville:
Saint-Andrews
Pays:
UK

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