Program

17.5.2013
13:00 - 13:30
Welcome and Introduction
Markus Asper
15:00 - 15:45
The Homeric Shore of Alexandria: Narrative of a Culture in Motion
Benjamin Acosta-Hughes
15:45 - 16:30
The (Geo)Politics of Imagining Hellenistic Alexandria
Susan Stephens
17:00 - 17:45
Posidippus' Travelling Stones
Ivana Petrovic
17:45 - 18:15
Apollonius of Rhodes' Argonautika, Space and the Imperial Imaginary
William Thalmann
18.5.2013
09:30 - 10:15
Condere urbem
The Italian Network of City Foundations in the Poetic and Antiquarian Tradition
Ulrich Schmitzer
10:45 - 11:30
Positioning Caesar: Cicero's Imaginary Socio-Political Topography of the 40s
Ingo Gildenhard
11:30 - 12:15
'Leave the City, Catiline' - Outlawing in Ancient Rome
Therese Fuhrer
14:45 - 15:30
Virgilian Geopoetics. A Reassessment
Alessandro Barchiesi
15:30 - 16:15
Virgil's Carthaginian Imaginary between Myth and History
Elena Giusti
16:45 - 17:30
Building up Rome: Architectural Creations of the City as Empire in Roman Poetry
Farouk Grewing
17:30 - 18:15
Statius' Expanding Spaces: Epic and the Empire in Silvae 1.1
Alexander Kirichenko
18:15 - 19:00
Postscript
Victoria Rimell