PPRH to make a presentation at the XXII Finnish Symposium on Late Antiquity, November 8, 2013

The project will make a group presentation at the storied Tvärminne Symposium with a paper titled “Public and Private in the Roman House: A new look of what went on in the Roman house.”

For more details, copied below is the call for participants:


XXII Finnish Symposium on Late Antiquity
Tvärminne, Finland, November, 8-9, 2013
“Spaces – Past and Present”

The XXII Finnish Symposium on Late Antiquity takes place on November, 8-9, 2013. The theme of the symposium this year is “Spaces – Past and Present”. This theme includes the analysis of spaces in late antiquity such experience of space; re-use and interpretation of spatial experience; conceptualization of space; imperial presence and border-areas; movement and migration; as well as religious and liturgical place. Please, refer to the programme attached.

The symposium will be organized in the premises of a zoological research station operated by the University of Helsinki at a beautiful location at Tvärminne on the southern coast of Finland (http://luoto.tvarminne.helsinki.fi/english). It is organized by Classics (Department of World Cultures, University of Helsinki) together with an interdisciplinary organizing committee (see below).

The seminar is free. We will offer transportation from Helsinki to Tvärminne and back, as well as accommodation, meals, coffee and sauna at Tvärminne. However, we are not able to cover the costs for travelling to Helsinki first, or accommodation there. Registration for the conference will start August 20, 2013.

In order to registrate as a participant for the seminar, please send an email to Maijastina Kahlos, maijastina.kahlos(at)helsinki.fi. Upon applying for participation, you are kindly asked to update your contact information and to inform us about food allergies and special diets etc. Please mention also, if you do NOT need the coach transportation from Helsinki.

The organizing committee
Maijastina Kahlos, PhD, Classics / Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki maijastina.kahlos(at)helsinki.fi
Ulla Tervahauta ThD, Biblical Studies, University of Helsinki ulla.tervahauta(at)helsinki.fi
Ville Vuolanto, PhD, History, University of Tampere / University of Oslo ville.vuolanto(at)uta.fi

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