Postgraduate Workshop: Roman Space and Urbanism

Postgraduate Workshop: Roman Space and Urbanism

11th November, 3-7pm
Lecture Theatre 5 – Keynes College – University of Kent – Canterbury Campus

Papers will be presented by PhD students on current research in Classical and Archaeological Studies on the theme of Roman Space and Urbanism. These papers will be followed by a keynote paper by Eric Poehler.

Programme

Global Patterns of Commemoration: A Quantitative Spatial Analysis of Formulae used in Roman Epitaphs
Lynne Bennett (Kent)

Singles and Singleness in Christian Inscriptions from Rome
Thomas Goessens (Kent)

Neglected Crossings: The Role of Bridges in the Movement Economy of Ancient Rome
Catherine Hoggarth (Kent)

Inde caput morbi: Implications of Architecture on Street Noises in Roman Cities
Jeff Veitch (Kent)

Understanding the Status of the Mithras Cult in the Tetrarchic Period: The Sociological Implications of the Size and Spatial Grammar of Mithraea
David Walsh (Kent)

Keynote Paper:  Approaches to Roman Space: Pompeii, Isthmia, and Timgad
Eric Poehler (UMass)

There is no charge for this workshop, which is open to all postgraduates. If you wish to attend, please contact Ray Laurence – r.laurence@kent.ac.uk.

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