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When:Fr 31-05-2024 09:30 - 18:30
Where:Universiteit van Amsterdam, UB Doelenzaal (= C0.07) - Singel 425

Programma OIKOS dag 31 mei 2024 / Program OIKOS Day, 31st May 2024

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09.30 - 10.00 inloop (met koffie) en registratie

10.00 - 10.05 opening remarks (chair OIKOS Board and/or director OIKOS)

10.05 – 11.00 (in Dutch)

  • Marijke Ottink (redacteur Thesaurus Linguae Latinae, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften) - Thesaurus linguae Latinae: Heden, verleden en … toekomst?'
  • Caroline Kroon (UvA) - Crowdfunding action

11.00 - 11.25 coffee/tea break

11.25 - 11.45 Lidewij van Gils (UvA) - Classics in het primair onderwijs (classics primary schools) 

11.45 - 12.30 jury award (in Dutch) + 2 theses awards (English)

12.30 – 13.00 presentation of Geschiedenis van OIKOS by Erik-Jan Dros (in Dutch)

13.00 - 13.45 lunch (foyer Doelenzaal) - ‘running buffet’

14.00 - 17.30 Hellenists’, Latinists’ and Ancient Historians Days (Dutch or English)

(20 min. presentation + 5 min. discussion + 5 min. changing rooms)

Programme Hellenists', Latinists' and Ancietn Historians Days






Silvia Stopponi  (RUG)

A user-friendly interface to extract semantic information from computational language models of Ancient Greek

Piet Gerbrandy (UvA)

Alanus van Lille, De planctu Naturae (ca. 1160). Op zoek naar de mensheid 2.0


Jan Paul Crielaard (VU)

The maritime cultural landscape of the Mediterranean, ca. 1100-500 BCE


André Lardinois (RU)

Homer’s Pindar: The Epic Possession of a Lyric Past

Robert Flierman (UU)

Towels, falcons and adulterous kings. Epistolary performance in the letters of St Boniface (d. 754).

Thierry Oppeneer (UGent)

Explaining institutional resilience: a longue-durée examination of Greek popular assemblies


Luuk Huitink (UvA)

Who Was Lysias?


Teun van Dijk (VU)

An exemplary death: The final days of Honoratus of Arles

Milinda Hoo (UU)

Diversity in context: Cultural entanglement and religiosity in Hellenistic and Kushan Central Asia



tea/coffee break


tea/coffee break


tea/coffee break


Emilie van Opstall (VU)

Travelling Tales: the Story of the Bathhouse Keeper

Bart Janssen (RU)

The Emperor’s amicitia: a rhetorical interpretation of Pliny, Panegyricus 85-87

Christina Williamson & Pim Schievink  (RUG)

Ephemeral rituals and urban timescapes: object memory and social histories at sanctuaries of Asklepios in Epidauros and Pergamon


Silvia Castelli (UL)

Conceptualizing ὑπομονή in Philo of Alexandria

Leanne Jansen (RUG)

Latijn vs Grieks in Romeinse historiografie: Appianus als case study

Eugenio Garosi (RU)

From the Fringes of Iran to the Center of Islam: Early Islamic Imperial Governance and Middle Iranian Substrates


Pietro Zaccaria (ULeuven)

Collective vs. Individual: Biographical Forms in the Hellenistic Period

Amaranth Feuth (UL)

The Classics in Black: Greco-Roman Receptions in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Morris Beks (UvA)

Stefanos Magistros: The Byzantine Senate under Emperor Leon VI through the Lens of a Senator (886-912)