Oxford Roman Economy Project University of Oxford

Roman Discussion Forum - Michaelmas Term 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 tea, coffee, and biscuits afterwards!


Roman Discussion Forum - Michaelmas Term 2017

Organised by Andrew Wilson, Nefeli Piree-Iliou, and Brandon McDonald with the support of the Faculty of Classics, the School of Archaeology, and All Souls College.

Week 1 - October 11
Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire: linking data, and what a hoard of 80,000 coins tells us about coin production under Nerva and Trajan
Marguerite Spoerri Butcher, Coin Hoards of the Roman Empire Project, Oxford

Week 2 - October 18
Tributary landscapes: castros and mining in north-west Spain
Prof. Andrew Wilson, Oxford

Week 3 - October 25
The Roman Amphorae Assemblage Database and a reassessment of the ‘Annona Militaris’ on the Rhine frontier
Tyler Franconi, Oxford

Week 4 - November 1
Recent research on the sculptural finds from the Agora Gate at Aphrodisias
Josh Thomas, Oxford

Week 5 - November 8
Settlement scaling theory, infrastructure, and the urbanism of the Roman
Jack Hanson, Boulder, Colorado

Week 6 - November 15
Roman Delos
Mantha Zarmakoupi, Birmingham

Week 7 - November 22
Project MERCURY: computational modelling of Roman economies
Tom Brughmans, Oxford

Week 8 - November 29
17 Kilograms: The Archaeology of Roman Cavalry
Mike Bishop

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