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The Age of Augustus

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Date limite : 31 décembre 2013



International Conference
24-26 September 2014, Lisbon

Augustus died on August 19th 14 A.D. The year 2014, therefore, will mark the second millennium of the death of one of the most influential characters in History. To him we owe, for example, a considerable part of what we know today as Europe. His importance was such that even today historians designate his time as "The Age of Augustus", which is quite a good reason to commemorate that same year as the "Augustan Year".
The Centre for Classical Studies, the Centre for History and the Centre for Archaeology of the University of Lisbon, along with the Centre for Art History and Artistic Research of the University of Évora, the University of Madeira and the Università degli Studi di Bari 'Aldo Moro', with the support of the Portuguese Society of Classical Studies, organize an international conference to be held in September 24-26, 2014, in Lisbon, the ancient Olisipo, city of the Roman province of Lusitania.


Keynote Speakers
Andrew Wallace-Hadrill (University of Cambridge / Herculaneum Conservation Project)
Francis Cairns (Florida State University)
John Scheid (Collège de France)
José Remesal Rodriguez (Univesitat de Barcelona)
Paolo Fedeli (Università di Bari)
R. Joy Littlewood (University of Oxford)
Rosalba Dimundo (Università di Bari)
Trinidad Nogales Basarrate (Consejo de Educación y Cultura de Junta de Extremadura)

Researchers from different areas of knowledge, from Antiquity to present, are now invited to present papers on any topic related to "the Age of Augustus":
- Art and Archaeology
- History
- Literature (Epics, Lyrics, Drama, Philosophy, Historiography, etc...)
- Reception (Literature, Movies, Music, Arts, Politics, etc...)
We welcome:
- individual proposals for a 20-minute paper (ca. 500 words);
- joint proposals for thematic panels consisting of 3 papers (ca. 350 words per paper).

Proposals should be submited by e-mail in MS Word or PDF format to Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir. (with the header "Abstract proposal") and include:
full title of your paper / panel and respective papers;
- abstract (ca. 350-500 words per paper), preferably with a short list of bibliographical references;
- brief biography (ca. 200 words).

Working languages​​: Portuguese, English, French, Italian and Spanish.
All paper proposals will be peer-reviewed.
Deadline for proposals: December 31st, 2013.
Notification of acceptance: February 28th, 2014.
Registration and further information.


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