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Roman Noses: Smell and Smelling in Ancient Rome
Mark Bradley (University of Nottingham)
Mark Bradley is Associate Professor of Ancient History, Faculty of Arts, in the Department of Classics at the University of Nottingham, as well as the Director of Postgraduate Studies for the School of Humanities and Head of Postgraduate Teaching, Faculty of Arts. He is also a member of the British School at Rome's Faculty of Archaeology, History and Letters, and Editor of the Papers of the British School at Rome.
His main research interests are in the visual and intellectual culture of imperial Rome, and his work has been particularly concerned with exploring cultural differences in perception, aesthetics and sensibilities. His first book, Colour and Meaning in Ancient Rome, was longlisted for the 2011 Warwick Prize for Writing.
The Christianization of Jerusalem in the Fourth Century
Jan Willem Drijvers (University of Groningen)
Dr. Jan Willem Drijvers is Associate Professor/Reader in Ancient History in the Department of History at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. His interests include Late Antiquity, the culture of leadership in the late Roman Empire, Christianization of the Roman Empire, and late-antique historiography (Ammianus Marcellinus).
His talk is co-sponsored by the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Department of Religious Studies.
Nadine Moeller is Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. She has been directing the Tell Edfu Project since 2001, and her primanry research interestes are settlements and urbanism in ancient Egypt. Over the years she has participated in numerous excavations in Egypt at the sites of Abu Raswash, Memphis, Zawiet Sultan (Zawiet el-Meitin), Theban West Bank, Valley of the Kings, Dendera and Elephantine.
This lecture is the third in the Ancient Egypt/Future Tense series, which is co-sponsored by the Department of Egyptology and Assyriology and the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World.
Richard Parkinson is Professor of Egyptology at the University of Oxford and a fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford. He is also Director of the Griffith Institute at Oxford University. He was a curator in the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, British Museum until December 2013.
This lecture is the last in the Ancient Egypt/Future Tense series, which is co-sponsored by the Department of Egyptology and Assyriology and the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World.
Ancient Pyrotechnology: Materials Science Investigations into Archaeomaterials
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