Program / Programm

Thursday, 27th April 2017

13.00h            Opening Statement

Section 1: „Visual“ Middle Ground 

13.15h             Achim Lichtenberger, Münster: Die hellenistischen Münzen Syriens und       Phöniziens

13.50h             Peter Mittag, Köln: Seleukidisches auf den postseleukidischen Münzen Mesopotamiens

14.25h             Anne Sartre-Fauriat, Tours : Proche-Orient: une épigraphie pour écrire l’Histoire

15.00h            Coffee Break

15.30h             Bettina Fischer-Genz, Berlin: „Where and When – the changes in rural settlement patterns in the Beqaa valley at the beginning of the Roman period“

Section 2:  What the Gods have to do with it

16.05h             Rubina Raja, Aarhus: Negotiating social and cultural interaction through priesthoods. The iconography of priesthood in Palmyra

16.40h             David Graf, Miami: The Nabataean Ruler Cult and Ptolemaic Egypt

17.15h            Ted Kaizer, Durham: Pagans, Jews and Christians in Dura-Europos: questions regarding religious interaction in a provincial small town

18.30h            Dinner with the Speakers

 

Friday, 28th April 2017

Section 3: Successor States – Interaction or Conflict

9.00h               Edward Dąbrowa, Krakau: Origins and function of Hellenistic patterns in the Hasmonean kingship

9.35h               Julia Hoffmann-Salz, Köln: The Itureans as a Hellenistic Dynasty

10.10h              Lucinda Dirven, Amsterdam: Hatra and Rome. Cultural interaction versus political conflict

10.45h             Coffee break

Section 4: Cities, Communities and the negotiation of power

11.05h             Corinne Bonnet, Toulouse : La place et le rôle de l’agôn dans le middle ground phénicien à l’époque hellénistique et romaine

11.40h             Katharina Knäpper, Wien: Die Seleukiden im Umgang mit den Asyliegesuchen kleinasiatischer Städte. Facetten zwischen königlichem Euergetismus und Mediation

12.15h             Lunch Break

13.15h             Paul Newson, Beirut: Hybridization and non-hybridization: socio-cultural interactions of the Graeco-Roman Bekaa.

13.50h             Hannah Cotton, Jerusalem: The Nomos Hellenikos in the papyri from the Judaean Desert and P.Cotton

Section 5: The Middle Ground and the long durée

14.25h             Sabine Müller, Marburg: Lukian von Samosata und das hellenistische Erbe

15.00h             David Engels, Brüssel: Hellenisierung, Iranisierung, Arabisierung und Sinisierung – Überlegungen zum Konzept des Kulturtransfers in den Kulturen der
Vormoderne

15.35h             Closing Discussion

16.00h            End of Conference