Conference Schedule

Symposion — 2015         Coimbra — Portugal

(Coimbra University, 1-4 September 2015)



Tuesday, 1 September

         Venue: St. Peter's Hall (Sala de S. Pedro) - General Library (Biblioteca Geral)

         9:00 - Registration

         9:30 - Opening session

1. Archaic
10:00 - 11.00: First session
Wallace, Robert (Northwestern University): Equality and the law in archaic Greece
Response: Pepe, Laura (University of Milan)

11:00 - Coffee break

11:30 - 12.30: Second session
Pelloso, Carlo (University of Padova): L’ἔφεσις εἰς τὸ δικαστήριον: contenuti e limiti della riforma processuale solonica
Response: Dreher, Martin (Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg)

13:00 - Lunch break (Faculty of Letters)

2. Status

15:00 - 16.00: Third session
Cantarella, Eva (University of Milan): Gerotrophia: a controversial law
Response: Leão, Delfim (University of Coimbra)

16:00 - 17.00: Fourth session
Velissaropoulos-Karakostas, Julie (Athens University): Encore une fois sur les phialai exeleutherikai
Response: Scafuro, Adele (Brown University)

17:00 - Coffee break

17:30 - 18.30: Fifth session
Nowak, Maria (University of Warsaw): The legal and social situation of extramarital children in Roman Egypt before Constantine
Response: Uri Yiftach-Firanko (Tel Aviv University)

             20:00 - Dinner ("Trovador" - Coimbra)

Wednesday, 2 September

3. Private transactions

9:30 - 10.30: Sixth session
Alonso, José Luis (University of San Sebastian): Real securities in the papyri: Ὠνὴ ἐν πίστει: was there a Greek tradition of Sicherungsübereignung?
Response: Thür, Gerhard (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna)

10:30 - Coffee break

11:00 - 12.00: Seventh session
Maffi, Alberto (Milan-Bicocca University): Riflessioni su dikai emporikai e prestito marittimo
Response: Sundahl, Mark (Cleveland State University)

             12:30 - Lunch break
(Faculty of Letters)
           
           14:00 - Short visit to the University


4. General Hellenistic and later


15:30 - 16.30: Eighth session
Sänger, Patrick (University of Vienna), Die Jurisdiktion der jüdischen Gemeinde von Herakleopolis: Normal- oder Sonderfall im hellenistischen Ägypten?
Response: Mélèze, Joseph (University of Paris I)

16:30 - 17.30: Ninth session
Jördens, Andrea (University of Heidelberg): Keine Konkurrenz und dennoch Recht: Zum Umgang Roms mit den lokalen Rechten
Response: Jakab, Eva (University of Szeged)

17:30 - Coffee break

18:00 - 19.00: Tenth session
Karambelas, Dimitris (University of Athens): Greek Laws after Constitutio Antoniniana. Ideology, Rhetoric and Procedure between Imperial and Late Antiquity
Response:
 Scheibelreiter, Philipp (University of Vienna)

            20:00 - Dinner ("Trovador" - Coimbra)

Thursday, 3 September


5. Athens

9:00 - 10.00: Eleventh session
Curado, Ana Lúcia (University of Minho): Emotion, life history and law. Demosthenes and the architecture of the speech Against Meidias: οὐκοῦν οἱ νόμοι θ’ ὑμῖν εἰσιν ἰσχυροὶ καὶ ὑμεῖς τοῖς νόμοις (Dem. 21. 224)
Response: Gagarin, Michael (University of Texas at Austin)

10:00 - 11.00: Twelfth session
Todd, Stephen (University of Manchester):
Death and Religion in Athenian law: identifying pollution?
Response: Phillips, David (University of California, Los Angeles)

11:00 - Coffee break

11:30 - 12.30: Thirteenth session
Cohen, Edward (University of Pennsylvania): Athenian Legislation Limiting Male Prostitutes' Political Rights
Response: Lanni, Adriaan (Harvard University)

13:00 - Lunch break (Faculty of Letters)

Afternoon: visit to the Roman site of Conimbriga

19:00 - Short visit to the Roman cryptoportico (Machado de Castro Museum, Coimbra)

20:00 - Final dinner (Loggia — Machado de Castro Museum)

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2:00 - Ars Luxurians Portuguese Baroque Music group (Machado de Castro Museum)


Friday, 4 September

6. Public law

9:30 - 10.30: Fourteenth session
Faraguna, Michele (University of Trieste): Water rights in archaic and classical Greek cities: old and new problems revisited
Response: Dimopoulou, Athina (University of Athens)

10:30 – Coffee break

11:00 - 12.00: Fifteenth session

Rubinstein, Lene (Royal Holloway, London): Hemiolion, diplesion, reward and deterrence in classical and Hellenistic enactments
Response Arnaoutoglou, Ilias (Academy of Athens)

12:00 – Closing session

13:00 - Lunch
(Faculty of Letters)