Accordia Lectures and Research Seminars, 2005-2006
The Italy Lectures
November 8th: Dr Mark Pearce (University of Nottingham), Size matters! Perceiving value in the north Italian Bronze Age
Joint Lecture with the Institute of Archaeology
December 13th Accordia Anniversary Lecture:
Dr Susan Walker (Ashmolean Museum), Antony and Cleopatra on the Portland Vase?
January 24th: Dr Giovanna Bagnasco Gianni (University of Milan), The development of writing in early Etruria: recent work
February 14th: Prof. Ken Thomas and Dr Marcello Mannino (Institute of Archaeology, UCL), Sea shells from the Sicilian shore: investigating prehistoric human coastal ecology
March 7th: Prof. Peter Wiseman (University of Exeter), The mute stones don't speak: approaches to pre-literary Rome
May 2nd: Prof. Cosimo Pagliara (University of Lecce), The Grotta della Poesia: writing on cave walls in south east Italy
New Perspectives on the Etruscans
Jan 25th: Giovanna Bagnasco Gianni (Milan), Writing choices in the Italian peninsula during the age of Tarquinius Priscus
Jan 31st: David Ridgway (ICS), From Nestor to Demaratus: the Hellenization of Etruria?
Feb. 7th: John Penney (Oxford), The Etruscan language in its Italic context
Feb. 21st: Roman Roth (Cambridge), Etruria without the Etruscans: a critique of the ethnocentricity of a discipline
Feb. 28th: Carrie Roth-Murray (Cambridge), The construction of Etruscan power during the Orientalising and Archaic periods.
March 21st: Vedia Izzet (Cambridge), Perspectives on Etruscan architecture
April 25th: Francesca Ridgway (ICS), Questions of Etruscan Painting
May 9th: Simon Stoddart (Cambridge), The Etruscan body.