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Seminar in honour of dr. Willem M. Jongman, on Archaeology, Ancient & Comparative Economic History

When:Th 19-05-2022
Where:Groningen & Online

On the 19th of May a one-day farewell seminar will be held in honour of dr. Willem Jongman, on Archaeology and Ancient & Comparative Economic History at the Faculty of Arts for which you are most welcome. The programme will consist of a morning session on archaeology and an afternoon session on Comparative Economic History, two fields of research in which Wim was active as a teacher and researcher. The day will conclude with a lecture by Wim himself and a reception in the van Swinderen huys.


9:30 - 10:00 Walk in with coffee and cake, Broerplein 5, room A300
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome by Peter Attema (Groningen)
10:10 - 10:20 A compilation of digital messages by Tymon de Haas (Groningen) & Remco Bronkorst (Groningen)
- Paolo Carafa & Cristina Capanna (Sapienza, Rome)
- Christopher Smith (St. Andrews)
10:30 - 11:00 Remote lecture by Rob Witcher (Durham)
11:00 - 11:20 Break for coffee and tea
11:20 - 11:30 Niels Wouda (Groningen)
11:30 - 12:30 Lecture by Andrew Wilson (Oxford)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch in Weber-Foyer at the Harmonie complex
14:00 Walk in with coffee and tea at Van Swinderen Huys, Oude Boteringestraat 19, Spiegelzaal
14:10 - 14:15 Welcome by Maarten Duijvendak (Groningen)
14:15 - 15:00 Remote lecture by Steve Broadberry (Oxford)
15:00 - 15:30 'A fascination for research' - Klaas van Berkel spreekt met Willem Jongman (in Dutch)
15:30 - 16:00 Break for coffee and tea
16:00 - 16:45 Valedictory lecture by Willem Jongman
16:45 - 18:00 Reception


Please register before 16 May. Please indicate whether you will attend all day, morning session only, afternoon session only and whether you plan to attend the valedictory lecture and reception. The meeting will be hybrid.

Instead of presents, Wim would like to receive donations for the University Aid Fund, a foundation supporting refugee students. You can donate through their website, or by using Tikkie. During the reception it will be possible to donate in cash.

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