Σεμινάριο ΚΕΕΛΓ Ακαδημίας Αθηνών 2021-2022


Seminar of the Research Centre for Greek & Latin Literature of the Academy of Athens 2021-2022

 

Megaron of the Academy of Athens, East hall, 5-7pm (Greek time)

Scientific Coordinator: Έφη Παπαδόδημα

 

1. Freedom and Unfreedom in the Ancient World

2. Ethnicity, Race, and (the) Classics

 

** The modalities of each talk will be announced in due time.

 

Special lecture, online: October 21, 2021 (Thurs): Pantelis Michelakis (Reader in Classics, University of Bristol)

In the Time of the Plague: Rupture and Synchrony in Iliad 1, Sophocles’ Oedipus the King, and Thucydides’ Book 2

 

1. Freedom and Unfreedom in the Ancient World

The section “Freedom and Unfreedom in the Ancient World” aims to explore various forms of freedom and unfreedom in ancient literature, such as: the institution of slavery; its relation to democracy; the oppression of women and foreigners; and, no less, broader issues of legality, legitimacy, and domination.

 

Programme

 

November 11, 2021 (Thurs): Elias Arnaoutoglou (Director of Research, Research Centre for the History of Greek Law, Academy of Athens)

Η περίπτωση της απελευθέρωσης των δούλων

 

January 20, 2022 (Thurs): Charilaos Platanakis (Assistant Professor in Political Theory, University of Athens)

Σωκρατική ελευθερία και πολιτική υπακοή

 

March 10, 2022 (Thurs): Mirko Canevaro (Professor of Greek History, University of Edinburgh)

Recognition, Imbalance of Power and Moral Agency: Honour Relations and Slaves’ Claims vis-à-vis Their Masters

 

March 17, 2002 (Thurs): Michael Paschalis (Professor Emeritus of Classics, University of Crete)

Επαναπροσδιορίζοντας τη διάκριση ανάμεσα στη δουλεία και την ελευθερία στο αρχαίο ελληνικό μυθιστόρημα

 

April 7, 2022 (Thurs): Edward Harris (Professor Emeritus of Ancient History, Durham University)

Freedom and Slavery as Political Metaphors in Ancient Greece

 

April 14, 2022 (Thurs): Robin Osborne (Professor of Ancient History, University of Cambridge)

On Not Calling a Slave a Slave

 

2. Ethnicity, Race, and (the) Classics

The section “Ethnicity, Race, and (the) Classics” aims to revisit ancient (primarily, but not only, Greek and Roman) ideas and conceptions about racial and/or ethnic differentiation, based on both textual and material evidence. It equally aims to revisit the reception of such ideas and conceptions in the modern world, including current cultural practices (no less, our current debate(s) on the identity and texture of what we label as "Classics" as a scholarly field).

 

Programme:

 

February 10, 2022 (Thurs): Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Associate Professor of Classical Studies, Denison University)

Uses of Greco-Roman Antiquity in Modern Racism and Supremacisms

 

May 19, 2022 (Thurs): Dimitri Nakassis (Professor of Classics, University of Colorado Boulder) 

The Emergence of the Hellenic Race: Greek Prehistory and Modern Scientific Racism

 

June 16, 2022 (Thurs): Helen Morales (Argyropoulos Professor of Hellenic Studies, University of California Santa Barbara)

Race in Aesop

 

June 30, 2022 (Thurs): Patrice Rankine (Professor of Classics, University of Chicago)

Oedipus in Americα

 

Αρχεία: 
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PDF icon Michelakis_Poster.pdf11.28 MB10/10/2021
PDF icon Freedom.pdf22.44 MB10/10/2021
PDF icon Race.pdf9.6 MB10/10/2021