Nunspeet Seminar - History of the Discipline
The Nunspeet seminar is a two-day seminar organized annually in the fall. This year, the theme 'History of the Discipline' will be central. During the seminar, the status quaestionis of the various sub-disciplines and specialisations is discussed in concentrated fashion. Five specialists, representing the five subdisciplines of OIKOS, literature (Greek or Latin), linguistics (Latin/Greek), ancient history, ancient philosophy, and material culture of antiquity, reflect on the theme of the course in question. There is ample time for discussion and interaction. Participants earn 2 ECTS.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4
11:00-11:15 Opening of Seminar by Gerry Wakker, director of OIKOS
11.15-12.45 Mauro Bonazzi (Utrecht University, History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy) - Plato in the storm. Nazism and ancient philosophy
14:00-15:30 Gerry Wakker (University of Groningen, Ancient Greek Language and Literature) - Trends in Linguistics. From Structure, Form and Meaning to Discourse and Cognition
15.30-16:00 Coffee and tea
16:00-17.30 Saskia Stevens (Utrecht University, History and Archaeology of the Roman Period) - Open Science in Classical Studies: participating research in the ‘Constructing the Limes’ project
20.15-22.30 Presentation movie Agora (2009) with introduction/discussion by Aiste Celkyte (Leiden University)
From 22.30 Drinks
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5
9.00-10.30 Felix Budelmann (University of Groningen, Classics: Ancient Greek and Latin literature, Cognitive humanities) - Interpreting literature: history and current trends
10.30-11.00 Coffee and tea
11.00-12.30 Marleen Termeer (Radboud University, Rome in the Republican period, esp. introduction of coinage in the Roman world) - Ancient numismatics: history of a disciplinary identity crisis
From 14.00 Departure
If you want to register, please send an email to the OIKOS office (oikos rug.nl) stating your name, your status (PhD or ReMA student) and university, and any dietary wishes (vegetarianism, allergies) or other requirements. The deadline for registration is October 10, 2022.