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Madeleine Miller in conversation with Emily Wilson
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
6:00 PM
Penn Book Center, 130 S 34th St.
Sponsored by: Department of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania


Conference: Legal Pluralism and Social Change in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages
Thursday, 17 May 2018
Dickinson Hall, Room 211, Princeton University
A Conference in honor of Professor John Haldon. Throughout his career, Professor John Haldon has been a hinge between different academic cultures, methods, and disciplines. A true scholar of Byzantine society, he has combined meticulous work on texts and material evidence with a holistic approach to social history that has connected the study of the Byzantine world to new methodological perspectives and ever wider horizons for comparison with other political systems and structures across the European and Islamic worlds, from late ancient to early modern times. This conference will take stock of Haldon’s approach by focusing on the history of law and legal culture in the transformation of the Roman world. Conference website: https://legalpluralism.princeton.edu/
Sponsored by: Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity, Princeton


Stranger Things: A Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference on Marvels
Friday, 18 May 2018
1:00 PM
Fisher-Bennett, Room 401, University of Pennsylvania
Sponsored by: Department of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania, GAPSA, SASgov


Private coffins from the Amarna Period
Saturday, 19 May 2018
3:30 PM
Anders Bettum, Oslo Museum
Penn Museum, Room 345, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Anders Bettum, Senior curator at the Oslo Museum and Director of the Amarna Coffin Project, will discuss private coffins from the Amarna Period.
Sponsored by: ARCE-PA