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CRASIS Annual Meeting & Master Class

Poster Annual Meeting 2019
Poster Annual Meeting 2019

The CRASIS Annual Meeting & Master Class is a two-day event, set up as an informal meeting place for students at PhD or Research Master level, postdocs and senior staff to promote the discussion and exchange of ideas beyond disciplinary boundaries. A keynote speaker is invited to give a master class for (Research)MA and PhD students on the first day of the meeting, and to hold the CRASIS Keynote Lecture at the conference for advanced researchers on the second day.

Registration & Practicalities

The Annual Meeting on Friday 8 March is open to the public and the programme with abstracts can be found here . The 8th CRASIS Master Class on the previous day is not open to the public, but you can take a look at the programme here

If you wish to attend, please send an e-mail to Ruwan van der Iest via crasis.am@rug.nl , stating your name, affiliation, any dietary wishes, and whether you want to join us for the closing dinner. The costs are € 15 per person including lunch, coffee and tea (€ 10 for students), and an additional € 25 for the buffet (drinks included). The conference fee can be paid in cash (preferably exact!) upon arrival on the conference day. Registration is open until Sunday 3 March.

The Annual Meeting takes place in the Court Room of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies (Oude Boteringestraat 38). The venue is easily reached on foot (ca. 20 minutes) or by bus (bus stop at Grote Markt or Oude Ebbingestraat) from the Groningen central railway station.

Attending only the keynote lecture (17:30-18:30h) is free of charge and no registration is required.

Students can earn 1 ECTS

Students of the Dutch research schools OIKOS and ARCHON can earn 1 ECTS by attending the Annual Meeting and writing a short report on it. Please state in your registration e-mail whether you would like to participate in this way. NB: those participating in the 8th CRASIS Master Class already earn ECTS for attending and cannot extend this by writing a report.

Past Meetings

2018: Motivation & Causality. Keynote & Master: Prof. Dr. John Ma

2017: Ancient Health. Concepts, Materiality, and the Experience of Life. Keynote & Master: Prof. Dr. Ralph Rosen

2016: Hellenism: Interaction, Translation and Culture Transfer. Keynote & Master: Prof. Dr. Benjamin Wright (A short report)

2015: Crisis! The Identification, Analysis, and Commemoration of Crises in the Ancient World. Keynote & Master: Prof. Dr. Monika Truemper (A short report)

2014: Cultural Knowledge in the Ancient World: Production, Circulation and Validation. Keynote & Master: Prof.Dr. Marietta Horster (A short report)

2013: Cultural Encounters in the Ancient Mediterranean. Keynote & Master: Prof.Dr. Martin D. Goodman

2012: Cultures of Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean. Keynote & Master: Prof.Dr. Greg Woolf


Some of the working papers of past meetings can be accessed on the CRASIS working papers page .

Last modified:30 January 2019 6.23 p.m.