School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Ancient Art History and Social History: a Conference in Honour of Dr Glenys M. Davies

This event is open to the public.

Registration fee is £30, or £20 for students and members of the Classical Association of Scotland.



9:00 Welcome

9:10 Dr Robin Barber, British School at Athens (formerly University of Edinburgh), 'Attribution in ancient Art History'

9.50 Professor Jane Fejfer, University of Copenhagen, 'Structuring the world through objects: collecting and collections in antiquity'

10.30 Coffee

11.00 Professor Elizabeth Moignard, University of Glasgow, 'Practical Cats'

11.40 Professor Judith M. Barringer, University of Edinburgh, 'The Citizen Banausos in Athens'

12.20 Lunch

1.20 Dr Lucilla Burn, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University, 'The Lansdowne Relief: from Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge'

2.00 Professor Barbara Borg, University of Exeter, 'Reviving tradition in Hadrianic Rome: From incineration to inhumation'

2.40 Dr Susan Walker, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University, 'From Scotland to Sicily? a story of bathing in the Roman empire'

3.20 Coffee

3:50 Fiona Mowat, University of Edinburgh, 'Roman cinerary memorials in Roman art and art history'

4:30 Dr Ben Russell, University of Edinburgh, ‘The Place of Palms? An Urban Park at Aphrodisias’

5:10 Dr Lucy Grig, University of Edinburgh, 'Trickle down or bottom up? Seeking a popular visual culture in Late Antiquity'

Afterword, Dr. Glenys Davies


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Nov 10 2016 -

Ancient Art History and Social History: a Conference in Honour of Dr Glenys M. Davies

The School is delighted to be hosting a conference in honour of Dr Glenys Davies on the occasion of her retirement.

Teviot Row House
Dining Room
13 Bristo Square