To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences

Preliminary Programme

Showing: Antiquity (all days)
Wed 4 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 5 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 6 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 7 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
E-2 - ANT04 : Ancient Social Structures: Patronage and Labour
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Network: Antiquity Chair: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Organizers: -Discussant: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Simone Ciambelli : 'The Roman Patronage, the Potlatch Ceremony and the Gift Theory by Marcel Mauss
Uiran Gebara da Silva : Late Roman Colonate, Patronage and Rural Labor Legislation
Charlotte Van Regenmortel : The Labours of War: Soldiers as Wage Labourers in the Late Classical and Early Hellenistic World



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
E-3 - ANT01 : Citizenship and the Diversity of Identities in the Ancient World
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Network: Antiquity Chair: Edward Harris
Organizers: Lucia Cecchet, Jakub FilonikDiscussant: Edward Harris
Roger Brock : Civic Subdivisions and Citizen Identity in Ancient Greece
Mirko Canevaro : Greek Citizenship: a Renewed Institutional Approach
Lucia Cecchet : Between Honorific Title, Local Membership and Cosmopolitan Identity. Citizenship in the Greek East under Roman Rule
Jakub Filonik : Public-private Blends for Rhetorical Ends: Addressing Athenian Citizens’ Identities in Public Speeches



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
E-4 - ANT02 : The Political Economy of Ancient Greece
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Networks: Antiquity , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Roland Oetjen
Organizer: Roland OetjenDiscussant: Roland Oetjen
Philipp Bösherz , Lauritz Noack : The Connection of Market Activity and Happiness in Plato's Laws: the Prelude on Retailers as an Example of Plato’s Thoughts on the Importance of Functioning Markets within a Polis
Brooks Kaiser : Resource Economics and Institutions in Ancient Athens
Carl Hampus Lyttkens : A Belligerent Democracy
George Tridimas : Why Ancient Greece Failed to Industrialize: Cost of Energy, Culture and City-State Multiplicity



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
B-6 - SPE02 : The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the 21st Century, by Walter Scheidel
LAN/OG/074 Lanyon Building
Networks: Antiquity , Economic History , Social Inequality , World History Chair: Anne Mccants
Organizer: Neville MorleyDiscussants: Guido Alfani, Lucy Grig, Willem Jongman, Brooks Kaiser, Geoffrey Kron, Wouter Ryckbosch, Walter Scheidel



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
E-7 - ANT06 : Skeletons, Inscriptions and Tokens: New Developments in (Large-scale) Data Analysis for Ancient Social History
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Network: Antiquity Chair: Neville Morley
Organizers: -Discussant: Neville Morley
Antonino Crisà : Tokens Galore: Fresh Evidence from Hellenistic and Roman Sicily and the Impact on Local Communities
Willem Jongman , Geertje Klein Goldewijk & Jan Jacobs : A Millennium of Biological Standard of Living: the Roman Empire
Rada Varga , Angela Lumezeanu : The Process of Record Linkage on Roman Epigraphical Sources



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
E-8 - ANT05 : Trust, Inequality and Cult in the Ancient World
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Network: Antiquity Chair: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Organizers: -Discussant: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Irene Salvo : Inequality, Education, and Religion in Classical Athens
Dies van der Linde : Dialectical Patterns and the Roman Imperial Cult



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
V-9 - LAB09 : New Perspectives in Unfree Labour History: a Comparative Approach from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Antiquity , Labour , Middle Ages Chair: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Organizers: Lisa Hagelin, Birgitta SjöbergDiscussant: Jesper Carlsen
Lisa Hagelin : Freedmen, Labour and Masculinity in Ancient Rome
Lena Roos : Unspeakable Abominations. Christian Servants in Jewish Families during the Middle Ages
Birgitta Sjöberg : To be Old and Unfree in the Ancient Society
Hedvig von Ehrenheim : Free at Last - and Able to Prove it. Greek Manumission Inscriptions Set up in Sanctuaries



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
E-11 - ANT03 : Poverty, Impoverishment, and Perceptions of Social Status in Antiquity
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Network: Antiquity Chair: Neville Morley
Organizers: Structural Determinants of Economic Performance in the Roman World (SDEP), Hans KoppDiscussant: Neville Morley
Lucy Grig : Understanding 'Poor Landowners': Reading Ideology and Social Change in Late Antique Southern Gaul
Max Koedijk : Aristocratic Impoverishment and Society in the Late Roman Republic
Hans Kopp : Poverty and the Threat of Impoverishment in Archaic Greek Poetry