Universität Erfurt

Universität Erfurt


Towards Urbanism: Ritualizations and the growth of settlements (Late Bronze Age until Hellenistic period) 12.06.2019 - 13.06.2019

Hochschulöffentliche Tagung am Augustinerkloster.

  • Ort: Augustinerkloster
  • Referent(en): verschiedene
  • Veranstalter: Asuman Lätzer-Lasar, Jörg Rüpke und Christopher Smith (St. Andrews)
  • Kategorie: Konferenz/Symposium
  • Publikum: hochschulöffentlich

Wednesday, 12th of June

10.00  Welcome and Introduction to the conference by Asuman Lätzer-Lasar, Jörg Rüpke and Christopher Smith

10.15-12.15 Panel 1: Foundation

  • 10.15-11.15    Caroline Malone (Queen’s University, Belfast): Ritualisation and Foundation
  • 11.15-12.15     Manuel Fernández-Götz  (University of Edinburgh): Creating communities: Religion and memory in early urbanisation

12.15-13.30  Lunch

13.30-15.30 Panel 2: Violence


  • 13.30-14.30     Elisa Perego (Institut für Orientalische und Europäische Archäologie, ÖAW & University College London, Institute of Archaeology): Ritual violence at the dawn of urban society in peri-Alpine Europe
  • 14.30-15.30  Corinna Riva (University College, London): Sovereign power and the power of sacrifice: Herakles, violence and codification

15.30-16.00  Coffee Break

16.00-18.00 Panel 3: Sanctuaries and Priests


  • 16.00-17.00 Claudia Moser (University of California, Santa Barbara): Production Values: Manufacture, Craft, and Ritual in Early Italic Sanctuaries
  • 17.00-18.00 Clara di Fazio (Sapienza Università di Roma): From civic to ritual.  The ritualization of institutional offices and roles: a case study from Latin cities

19.00  Dinner

Thursday, 13th of June

09.00-11.00 Panel 4: Space, House and Temple


  • 09.00-10.00 Kiersten Neumann (Oriental Institute, University of Chicago): “In order to open that canal”: Sennacherib and the waters of Nineveh
  • 10.00-11.00    Katja Winger (Freie Universität Berlin): Ritualization as a spatial practice

11.00-11.30  Coffee break

11.30-13.30 Panel 5: Space, House and Temple


  • 11.30-12.30 Matthew Naglak (University of Michigan): House and Ritual in Proto-urban Latium
  • 12.30-13.30  Sophie Helas (German Archaeological Institute at Rome/University of Bonn): Honouring the Forefathers – Religious Rites Performed at the Tombs of the Ancestors on the Agora of Selinunte (Sicily)

13.30-14.30  Lunch

14.30-16.30 Panel 6: Urban Variations

  • 14.30-15.10 Elisa Iori (University of Erfurt):  Ritual burials and foundation of cities in NW-Pakistan
  • 15.10-15.50 Christopher Smith (University of St Andrews): Urban Discontent
  • 15.50-16.30 Jörg Rüpke (University of Erfurt): Pomerium, postmoerium and postliminium: Thinking about walls and borderlines in ancient Rome

16.30-17.00  Coffee break

17.00-18.00  Final Discussion



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