Symposium - Media of Connectivity and Community Formation in the Hellenistic Mediterranean
|When:||Th 15-06-2023 13:00 - 16:00|
|Where:||Room A12, Academy building|
On Thursday June 15th, Sjoukje Kamphorst will publicly defend her PhD thesis Carving Communities in Stone: Inscriptions as Media of Hellenistic Cosmopolitan Connectivity at the University of Groningen, at 16:00 in the Aula of the Academy Building (Broerstraat 5).
The defense can also be followed via livestream: https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/latest-news/events/promoties/digital-phd-ceremony
In connection with this joyous event we are organizing a small symposium entitled Media of Connectivity and Community Formation in the Hellenistic Mediterranean.
- Kostas Buraselis (Athens), Doctors as connections in the ancient world: from Demokedes and Ktesias in Susa to the Koans in Alexandria
- Kerstin Höghammar (Uppsala), The Koan navy and war harbour: underestimated and misinterpreted entities
- Rolf Strootman (Utrecht), The polyglot king: language and empire at the court of Mithradates of Pontus
- Sjoukje Kamphorst (Groningen), Carving Communities in Stone: inscriptions as media of Hellenistic cosmopolitan connectivity
Place and time: Room A12, Academy Building, University of Groningen from 13:00-16:00
Organizers and contact: Sjoukje M. Kamphorst (s.m.kamphorst rug.nl) and Tamara M. Dijkstra (t.m.dijkstra rug.nl).
All are welcome to both the symposium and the defense! No registration required.