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Titre:
Shaping Good Faith. Modes of Communication in Ancient Diplomacy
Quand:
11.10.2018 - 12.10.2018 
Où:
Topoi Building Dahlem - Berlin
Catégorie:
Colloques, journées d'études

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Information signalée par Francesco Mari

Shaping Good Faith. Modes of Communication in Ancient Diplomacy

 

 

Thursday 11.10

9:30 - Coffee
9:50 - Introduction


1) MAKING IT HAPPEN: IN RITUALS WE TRUST?
10:00 Gabriel Herman: When rulers meet. Rituals of diplomatic encounter in Classical Greece
10:50 Lynette Mitchell: The politics of faithfulness: reciprocity and ritual in ancient Greek diplomacy

11:40 Coffee

12:00 Sebastian Scharff: Treaties and trust. Oaths as an element of securing interstate agreements

12:50 Lunch


2) ESTABLISHING AND SHAPING GOOD FAITH BETWEEN COMMUNITIES
13:50 Francesca Gazzano: Bridging the gap. Using the past to shape good faith in Greek diplomatic speeches
14:40 Dominique Lenfant: The role of xenia in diplomatic relations between Greeks and Persians

15:30 Coffee


3) NARRATIVES OF GREEK-PERSIAN DIPLOMACY: AUTHORIAL CONTEXTS
16:00 Pietro Vannicelli: Xerxes' false friends: diplomacy and history during the Persian wars
16:50 Christopher Tuplin: Diplomatic mercenaries: treaties, truces and transactions in Xenophon's Anabasis


17:40 End

20:00 Conference dinner


Friday 12.10

9:00 Coffee

4) NARRATIVES OF GREEK-PERSIAN DIPLOMACY: CLOSE READINGS

9:20 Edith Foster: Artaxerxes' letter to the Spartans in Book 4 of Thucydides: contexts, style, and interpretation.
10:10 Francesco Mari: From king to King. Persian royal ideology and Macedonian propaganda in the exchange of letters between Darius III and Alexander (Arr. An. II 14)

11:00 Coffee

5) THE COMING OF ROME – THE SAME OLD STORY?
11:20 Felix Maier: Perseus against Rome. A story of failed diplomacy?
12:10 Christian Wendt: Etiquette and Ambition - Partho-Roman Diplomacy and the Roman Republic in Crisis

13:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 ROUND TABLE

Lieu de la manifestation : Berlin, TOPOI Building Dahlem
Organisation : Francesco Mari, Christian Wendt
Contact : francesco.mari[at]fu-berlin.de

Lieu

Localisation:
Topoi Building Dahlem   -   Site internet
Route/rue:
Hittorfstraße 18
Code postal:
14195
Localité/ville:
Berlin
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