Spring 2017 Symposium | Live Webcast!

Join us on Friday, April 28 for the biannual Center for Hellenic Studies Research Symposium! The symposium features 11 presentations by current CHS fellows. To learn more about the presenters and their research, visit the CHS website.
The symposium will be available to watch online as a live webcast at https://media.video.harvard.edu/core/live/harvard-chs-live.html. No special software is required. Viewers interested in watching the stream should click on the link above and the stream will play in their web browser.
Have questions for the presenters? Contact us via the online form.

Program Details

Friday, April 28

Session 1, 9:30-11:00 am (EDT)

“Swelling Women: Formulaics in the Hesiodic Catalogue”
Athena Kirk, Cornell University
“Διονύσιος: The Grammarian, the Potter, and the Ghosts”
Maria Nasioula, Hellenic Ministry of Culture
“Deciphering Greek Amphora Stamps”
Nathan Badoud, University of Fribourg

Session 2, 11:30am-12:30 pm (EDT)

“Scholarship and Leadership on the Black Sea: Clearchus of Heraclea as (Un)Enlightened Tyrant”
Jason Harris, Center for Hellenic Studies
“Between Seriousness and Play: Imperial Platonic Readings of the Aristotelian Natural Problems (Plutarch, Taurus, Apuleius) ”
Michiel Meeusen, King’s College London
Abstract | Handout

Session 3, 2:00-3:30 pm (EDT)

“Συνοίκησις in Mycenaean Times? The Political and Cultural Geography of Attica in the 2nd Millennium BC”
Nikolas Papadimitriou, Museum of Cycladic Art
“Archaeology Through Archives: The Early History of the Archaeological Research in Boeotia Through Original Historical Archives”
Ioannis Fappas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
“Greek Colonies and Their Neighbors in Rough Cilicia”
Naoise Mac Sweeney, University of Leicester

Session 4, 4:00-5:30 pm (EDT)

“Place and Identity in Pindar’s Olympian 2”
Virginia Lewis, Florida State University
“Two Tombs for Hyrnetho: A Case Study in Localism and Mythographic Topography”
Greta Hawes, Australian National University
“At the Table of the Gods? Divine Appetites and Animal Sacrifice”
Mat Carbon, Université de Liège