Those. Othering, Alterity, Appropriation in Ancient Art - A digital Conference at the Institute of Classical Archaeology

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May 20, 2021 to May 21, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Archaeology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Classical Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Conference Programme

Registration & Zoom-Link:

20 May 2021
10:00 (CEST) Welcome 
Chair  Dominik Bonatz
10:30  Hyun Jin Kim, Melbourne
Were the 'Barbarians' the 'Other'? Classical Greek Representation of Non-Greeks
11:15  Kristina E. Fleischmann, Erlangen
The Oriental's Fascination: Greek Presentation and Perception of the Persian Others
12:00  Break
12:15  Tatiana Tereshchenko, Moscow
Roman Representations of the Barbarians in Visual Arts
13:00  Ljuben Tevdovski, Skopje
Pars Orientalis and the Invention of Oriental Other in Classical Antiquity
13:45   Break

Chair  Michael Antonakis
14:45  Diwakar Kumar Singh, Darbhanga
Othering the Yavana: A Context of Yug Purana
15:30  Lilian Adlung-Schönheit, Hamburg
To the End of the World: India and Indians as Allegory of Superiority in Roman Visual Art
16:15  Break
17:00  Gretel Rodríguez, Providence, Rhode Island
Looking at the Other: The Barbarian Captive in Roman Commemorative Art
18:00  Online Reception 

21 May 2021 
Chair  Otmar Jaeggi
10:00  Victor Humennyi, Lviv
"Alio ex orbe": Depicting Parthia and Armenia in the Visual Tradition of Early Imperial Roman Coinage
10:45  Richard Posamentir, Tübingen
The Other World in the North
11:30  Break
11:45  Richard Kendall, Edinburgh
Lion’s Share? Emerging Hybridity in Roman Olbia Pontica
12:30  Savannah Bishop, Istanbul
The Otherness of Gold in Ancient Roman Eyes: Gold in the Hands of Slaves, the Hair of Gauls, and the Talons of Griffins
13:15  Break – Optional Discussion

Chair  Martina Seifert
14:00  Grzegorz First, Krakow
Seer as Other. The Image of the Other as a Source of Knowledge in the Art
14:45  Burkhard Emme, Berlin
Older People – Other People? Possible Meanings of Hellenistic 'Genre Figures'
15:30  Break
15:45  Lorenz Winkler-Horacek, Berlin
Scylla and Polyphemus: Two Grades of Liminality
16:30  Jacobus Bracker, Hamburg
The Othering of Nature in Archaic Greek Art
17:30  Final Discussion 

Contact Info: 

Convenor: Lilian Adlung-Schönheit

University of Hamburg, Institute for Classical Archaeology

Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1 (West)

20146 Hamburg, Germany