Oxford Roman Economy Project University of Oxford

Roman Discussion Forum - Trinity 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 coffee and biscuits afterwards!


Roman Discussion Forum - Trinity Term 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 - April 26
Working boats in the ancient harbours of Rome and Naples, Italy
Giulia Boetto, Centre Camille Jullian, Aix Marseille Université

Week 2 - May 3
The transmission of mechanical technologies between the Hellenistic and Roman Mediterranean and ancient China
Prof. Andrew Wilson, Oxford

Week 3 - May 10

Week 4 - May 17
Urban workshops in Pompeii: dyeing plants and other workshops
Prof. Jean-Pierre Brun, Collège de France

Week 5 - May 24

Week 6 - May 31

Week 7 - June 7
Origins of the Colonnaded Axes of the Cities of the Roman Eastern Provinces
Prof. Ross Burns, Macquarie University

Week 8 - June 14
Dating the Building Projects in Jerusalem after Herod: The Contribution of the Numismatic Evidence
Donald Ariel, Israel Antiquities Authority

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