Oxford Roman Economy Project University of Oxford

Roman Discussion Forum - Hilary 2017


The Roman Discussion Forum hosts talks on themes related to the Oxford Roman Economy Project. We meet Wednesdays 1.00 p.m. in the Lecture Room of the Institute of Archaeology, Beaumont Street, Oxford. All welcome!

Join us for coffee and biscuits afterwards!

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Roman Discussion Forum - Hilary 2017

Organised by Andrew Wilson, Sarah Wilker, and Joshua Goldman with the support of the Faculty of Classics, the School of Archaeology, and All Souls College; and the Maison Française d’Oxford for the talks in Weeks 4 and 8.

Week 1 - January 18
The excavation of the Pisa ships. A proposal for chronology and interpretation
Dr Andrea Camilli, Director, Cantiere delle Navi Antiche di Pisa

Week 2 - January 25
Title to be confirmed
Dr Elena Sánchez, Universidad de Granada

Week 3 - February 1
Walking Between Gods and Mortals: visualizing religious movement at Ostia
Katherine Crawford, University of Southampton

Week 4 - February 8
Two theatres in the city: a new research project on the theatres of Pompeii
Éloïse Letellier-Taillefer, École française de Rome

Week 5 - February 15
Urban workshops in Pompeii: potters’ and metallurgists’ workshops
Prof. Jean-Pierre Brun, Collège de France

Week 6 - February 22
Mosaic programmes in domestic contexts at Zeugma
Prof. Kutalmis Gorkay, Ankara University

Week 7 - March 1
A movable feast? Animal exploitation in early Roman Italy
Dr Angela Trentacoste, University of Oxford

Week 8 - March 8
The birth of private banking in Roman Egypt
Prof. François Lerouxel, Université Paris-Sorbonne, Institut universitaire de France

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