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Roman Discussion Forum HT 2012

23-01-2012

This terms Roman Discussion Forum has several talks on themes related to the Oxford Roman Economy Project. Especially relevant are the talks in week 1 (Jan. 18th) by Professor Chris Howgego on monetization in Roman Europe, week 4 (Feb. 8th) by Dr. James Andrews on rented apartments at Herculaneum, week 5 (Feb. 15th) on trade in Samian ware by Meike Weber, and week 8 (Mar. 7th) on the economy of Roman Construction, by Dr. Janet DeLaine.

Full programme

Week 1 - Wednesday January 18th
The Monetization of Temperate Europe
Professor Chris Howgego, Ashmolean Museum

Week 2 - Wednesday January 25th
The Preservation and Interpretation of Organic Residues in Archaeology
Kristine Merriman, University of Oxford

Week 4 - Wednesday February 8th 2:30pm
Up the wooden hill: rented apartments at Herculaneum and their impact on the urban fabric
Dr. James Andrews, University of Reading

Week 5 - Wednesday February 15th
Quo vadis, terra sigillata? - Analyzing samian trade patterns in the north-western Roman provinces
Meike Weber, University of Reading

Week 6 - Wednesday February 22rd
Vital form: reassessing the status of ornament in the Roman world
Nicola Barham, University of Chicago

Week 7 - Wednesday February 29th
Hippos-Sussita of the Decapolis: The town plan and architecture of a Roman Provincial City
Dr. Arthur Segal, University of Haifa

Week 8 - Wednesday March 7th
Hard truths about the economy of Roman construction - material, technology and scale; Or, The trouble with columns
Dr. Janet DeLaine, University of Oxford

February 08-08, 2012:
James Andrews - Up the wooden hill: rented apartments at Herculaneum and their impact on the urban fabric.

Seminar.

School of Archaeology, Lecture Room. All Welcome.

February 15-15, 2012:
Meike Weber - Quo vadis, terra sigillata?.

Seminar.

School of Archaeology, Lecture Room. All Welcome.

March 07-07, 2012:
Janet DeLaine - Hard truths about the economy of Roman construction.

Seminar.

School of Archaeology, Lecture Room. All Welcome.

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