Events

Current Events

21 August – 21 November 2020 – “Sport in de Oudheid”. Online museum exhibit at the Noordelijk Scheepvaart Museum Groningen. https://www.noordelijkscheepvaartmuseum.nl/nl/tentoonstelling/sport-in-de-oudheid

Upcoming Events

5-8 January 2023 – Archaeological Institute of America (AIA/SCS) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA

  • Adam: Organizing a panel – Insiders and Outsiders in Ancient Thessaly

29 August – 2 September 2022 – Épigraphie quantitative – section parallèle pour le XVIe congrès international d’épigraphie grecque et latine 29 août au 2 septembre 2022, Bordeaux, France

  • Tom, Onno, and Christina: From Agonistic inscriptions to Festival Networks

Past Events

7-8 June 2022 – Religious Networks in Antiquity: A topical workshop in The Connected Past series of events, Bergen, Norway

  • Adam and Tom: Festival networks in the Hellenistic world – multiscalar analyses of connectivities

12-15 May 2022 – Classical Association of Canada Annual Conference, London, Ontario

  • Adam: Organizing a panel – Tensions between the Foreign and the Local in Ancient Thessaly
  • Adam: Paper – The Sanctuary of Zeus Olympios on Agios Antonios (Mount Olympos) and Thessaly’s International Relationship

18-19 November 2021 – Rooted Cities, Wandering Gods: Inter-Urban Religious Interactions, Groningen

  • Adam and Tom: Organization of this transdisciplinary conference in conjunction with the University of Erfurt

29-30 September 2021 – The Connected Past: Artefactual Intelligence, Aarhus

  • Adam, Tom, and Robin: Multi-scalar festival network agents in the Hellenistic and Roman world: Regions, Kingdoms, and Empire

6-11 September 2021 – 27th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists: Widening Horizons, Kiel

  • Adam and Christina: Mountains of Memory. Triangulating landscape, cult and regional identity through Zeus

23-24 April 2021 – U4/Enlight Winter School in Athens: Nature and Culture in Antiquity

  • Adam: Nature Shaping Identities: A Festival at Mount Pelion
  • Tom: Extending Royal Authority to the Outer Seas of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

24-25 September 2020 – The Connected Past: Artefactual Intelligence, Aarhus – postponed due to coronavirus. We will aim to present this work later.

  • Adam, Tom, and Robin: Multi-scalar festival network agents in the Hellenistic and Roman world: Regions, Kingdoms, and Empire

1 May 2020 – OIKOS Cultural Interactions in the Ancient World: Networking the Ancient World, Netherlands

  • Adam: Negotiating Regional Identities: Festival Networks in Hellenistic and Roman Thessaly – A Preliminary Study
  • Tom: Networks of Communication in Hellenistic Power Relations
  • Robin: Networking the Foundations of Empire: Anchoring Roman Rule through Cult and Festival

25 April 2020 – Ancient Sport and Festivals: Current Research at Groningen and Mannheim, University of Mannheim – Due to coronavirus this workshop was held over Zoom.

  • Adam: Festivals and Regional Identity: The Case of Thessaly
  • Tom: Agonistic Festival Networks and Imperial Rule in the Hellenistic Period
  • Robin: Anchoring Roman rule through cults and festivals: theory and practice

10-15 March 2020U4 Winter School Athens – Cancelled due to coronavirus. We will aim to present this work elsewhere.

  • Adam: Nature Shaping Magnesian Identities: The Case of theChironidai Festival”
  • Tom: Extending Royal Authority to the Outer Seas of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

12 December 2019 – Symposium on Culture and Identity in the Late Hellenistic and Roman East, Groningen

  • Adam and Tom: Connecting the Greeks: Sporting Festivals in the Ancient World

18-19 October 2019 – 11th OIKOS Anchoring Innovation Expert Meeting

  • Robin: Anchoring Roman rule: Rome-oriented cults and festivals in the Greek world

14 September 2019 – Arts Festival, University of Groningen

  • Adam, Robin, and Tom: Connecting the Greeks: Sporting Festivals in the Ancient World

23 August 2019 – Historicidagen, Groningen

  • Adam: Pergamon – Cult, Landscape and Festivals: Formation of Regional Identity around Pergamon
  • Robin: Festival Competition, Cults and Inter-City Rivalry. Anchoring Roman Rule in Pergamon
  • Tom: Festivals and Empire-Building: Attalid Strategies of Legitimation in the Greek Festival Network.

15 March 2019 – U4 Winterschool Rome

  • Robin: Anchoring Roman Rule. Responding to Roman power at Greek contests