Oxford Roman Economy Project University of Oxford
 
 

Roman Discussion Forum (HT 2014)

21-01-2014

The Roman Discussion Forum of Hilary Term 2014 will have several talks on themes related to the Oxford Roman Economy Project.  All lectures start at 1pm in the Lecture Room in the School of Archaeology.

 

Full Programme

Week 1: Wednesday January 22nd

Rural life in Roman Britain: language, literacy and the hinterland of Canterbury

Dr Alex Mullen, University of Oxford

 

Week 2: Wednesday January 29th

Investigating Isca: new work at the Roman Legionary Fortress at Caerleon

Dr Peter Guest, Cardiff University

 

Week 3: Wednesday February 5th

The Making of a Pompeian Myth: Fiorelli, Le Corbusier, and the (Re-)Invention of the 'open plan' Atrium

Evan Proudfoot, University of Oxford

 

Week 4: Wednesday February 12th

Roman copper supply: Thinking Recycled

Prof. Mark Pollard and Pete Bray, University of Oxford

 

Week 5: Wednesday February 19th

Small-island interaction: Pottery from Roman Malta

Maxine Anastasi, University of Oxford

 

Week 6: Wednesday February 26th

The Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire Project

Prof. Chris Howgego and Jerome Mairat, University of Oxford

 

Week 7: Wednesday March 5th

‘…and for sails they used skins and thin-dressed leather…’ (Caesar, De Bello Gallico, 3.12): Ships, Identity and Maritime Communities in the Roman and Late Antique Mediterranean.

Dr Matthew Harpster, University of Birmingham

 

Week 8: Wednesday March 12th

The excavations of the Roman fort of Didymoi in the Eastern Desert of Egypt  

Prof. Jean-Pierre Brun, Collège de France

 

January 22-22, 2014:
RDF: Alex Mullen - Rural Life in Roman Britain.

Lecture.

School of Archaeology, Lecture Room. All Welcome.

February 12-12, 2014:
RDF: Mark Pollard and Pete Bray - Roman Copper Supply.

Lecture.

School of Archaeology, Lecture Room. All Welcome.

February 19-19, 2014:
RDF: Maxine Anastasi - Pottery from Roman Malta.

Lecture.

School of Archaeology, Lecture Room. All Welcome.

February 26-26, 2014:
RDF: Chris Howgego and Jerome Mairat - The Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire Project.

Lecture.

School of Archaeology, Lecture Room. All Welcome.

March 05-05, 2014:
RDF: Matthew Harpster - Ships, Identity and Maratime Communities.

Lecture.

School of Archaeology, Lecture Room. All Welcome.

March 12-12, 2014:
RDF: Jean-Pierre Brun - Roman Fort of Didymoi, Egypt.

Lecture.

School of Archaeology, Lecture Room. All Welcome.

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