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OIKOS Research group Classical Receptions and Traditions Work in progress meeting 'War and the Classics'

Wanneer:vr 26-04-2024 11:15 - 18:30
Waar:Bladergroenzaal, Universiteitsbibliotheek, Broerstraat 4, Groningen

Additional Information: If you would like to join this event, please send an informal e-mail to Katharina-Maria Schön ( The deadline for participation requests is Thursday, April 18 th 2024. You are cordially invited to join us for dinner (at your own cost).

11:15–11:20 Welcome

11:20–12:00 Henric Jansen: “Naming Weapons in Antiquity”

12:00–12:40 Dinah Wouters: “Making a Profit out of War in the Latin Poetry of Caspar Barlaeus”

12:40–13:40 Lunch Break

13:40–14:20 Ketty Iannantuono: “Colonialism in the Vitrine: the Representation of Africa and the Dodecanese at Italian Archaeological Exhibits Held in the Period 1911–1939”

14:20–15:00 Federico Petris: “War and the Classics in Political Discourses on Social Media”

15:00–15:30 Coffee/Tea Break

15:30–16:10 Adrie van der Laan: “Nulla armorum pars muta. War and the Classics in the University of Groningen Library Special Collections”

16:10–16:30 Coffee/Tea Break

16:30–17:30 Keynote Lecture by Nicholas De Sutter: “De bello Taurico. Classics and the Latin Poetry of the Crimean War (1853–1856)”

17:30–18:30 Drinks

18:30 Dinner