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Otium et Negotium in Vesuvius’ Shadow: a one-day colloquium

09-08-2013 15:51

On 5 August 2013 a one-day colloquium will occur in London at the British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace.

All eight talks pertain to ancient Herculaneum and its milieu. Three are offered by Friends of Herculaneum, Roger Macfarlane, Richard Janko, and Robert Fowler.

Otium and Negotium in Vesuvius' Shadow: a colloquium on the latest research trends on economy and culture of Roman villas.

Admission is free.

The colloquium is sponsored by Brigham Young University and hosted by its London Centre. It is held in informal connection with the current exhibition at the British Museum,Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum. 

Commencing at 9:30 a.m. and concluding at 4:30 p.m., the program includes talks (in order) by

Roger Macfarlane, Brigham Young University

Gianluca Del Mastro, Università degli Studi "Federico II" di Napoli

Richard Janko, the University of Michigan

Robyn Veal, McDonald Insitute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge

Annalisa Marzano, University of Reading

Girolamo F. DeSimone, St Johns College, Oxford / The Apolline Project

Shelley Hales, University of Bristol

Robert Fowler, University of Bristol / Friends of Herculaneum Society


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