The study of emotions in Greek Culture - Oxford 17th-18th May 2013
The purpose of this workshop is to give to the recipients of scholarships (junior and senior researchers) and to former members of the research team the opportunity to discuss preliminary findings with invited representatives of various disciplines.
The programme for the conferences is available to view here.
The study of emotions in the Greek World - Oxford 1st-2nd June 2012
The purpose of this workshop was to give to the research team and the recipients of scholarships (junior researchers) the opportunity to discuss preliminary findings with invited representatives of various disciplines. The following papers were presented:
Creating emotional communities through texts.
Emotions in epitaphs and the construction of communities/relationships.
Emotions between ‘Greece’ and ‘Rome’ (2nd cent BCE- 2nd cent CE).
‘Emotional’ names? Greek personal names from ‘negative’ emotional terms.
Polybius, emotion, and history writing: overt exclusion and covert inclusion.
Roman anger in Polybius
Emotions and political history: a case study of Aelius Aristides
Prayers and petitions for justice: Despair and the ‘crossing of boundaries’ between religion and law.
Galen on lupe and the family of pain: defining emotion and pain in medicine and philosophy.
The invited respondents were Andrew Erskine, Professor of Ancient History, University of Edinburg, Gabriel Gorodetsky, Professor of Russian Studies, Tel Aviv University/Research Fellow, University of Freiburg, Ruth Herz, Visiting Professor of Law, Birkbeck College, London, Martin Hinterberger, Professor of Byzantine Studies, University of Cyprus, Cristóbal Pagán Cánovas, Marie Curie Fellow in Classics and English, University of Murcia, Charles Stewart, Professor of Social Anthropology, University College, London, and Eleni Tamiolaki, Lecture in Classics, University of Crete.
The study of emotions in the historical sciences - Oxford 25th-27th June 2010
The first workshop of the project took place in Oxford from 25 to 27 June, 2010. The purpose of this workshop was to give the research team the opportunity to discuss preliminary findings with invited representatives of various historical disciplines. The following papers were presented:
Signs of the times: reading emotions of ancient images.
The arousal of hostile emotions in Attic oratory.
Sweet revenge: emotional factors in “prayers for justice”.
Dream, narrative and the construction of hope in the ‘healing miracles’ of Epidaurus.
Acclamations and the history of emotions.
‘Being unable to come to you and lament and weep with you’: Grief and condolence letters on papyrus.
Norms stronger than emotions? The dilemmas of Greek amnesty.
The invited respondents were Eleanor Dickey, Ute Frevert, Barbara Kowalzig, Klaus Krüger, Luisa Passerini, Jan Plamper, Lene Rubinstein, and Sarah Turlow