International Conference held in partnership with the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London, supported by Birkbeck Institute of Humanities
|Speakers include:||Stefano Evangalista, University of Oxford; Simon Goldhill, University of Cambridge; Donatien Grau, Université Paris-Sorbonne; Constanze Guthenke, Princeton University; Miriam Leonard, University College London; and Billie Melman, Tel Aviv University|
|Date:||Jul. 1 - 2, 2013|
|Venue:||Birkbeck, University of London, Council Room, Torrington Square Main Entrance, London WC1E 7JL|
|Ticket required:||£50 (£25 Birkbeck staff and £15 students). Register your place birkbeckuniversityoflondon.sym-online.com/registrationforms/earj2013/|
This two-day international conference explores the diverse ways in which the cultural authority of Athens, Rome and Jerusalem has mediated the experience and identities of those places in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Encounters with these resonant yet changing cities, articulated in text and image, also played a key role in developing discourses of religious identity, gender, cosmopolitanism and nationalism, antiquity and modernity.
This conference will explore a number of issues:
Eitan Bar-Yosef, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev