Classical & Archaeological Studies

Classical & Archaeological Studies events

Nov 11
15:00 - 19:00
Postgraduate Workshop Roman Space and Urbanism

Papers will be presented by PhD students on current research in Classical and Archaeological Studies on the theme of Roman Space and Urbanism recognised in REF2014 as one of the leading edge subjects. These papers will be followed by a keynote paper by Eric Poehler (UMass) who is a Kent Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities Visiting Fellow


1. Global Patterns of Commemoration: A Quantitative Spatial Analysis of Formulae used in Roman Epitaphs Lynne Bennett (Kent)

2. Singles and Singleness in Christian Inscriptions from RomeThomas Goessens (Kent)

3. Neglected Crossings: The Role of Bridges in the Movement Economy of Ancient RomeCatherine Hoggarth (Kent)

4. Inde caput morbi: Implications of Architecture on Street Noises in Roman CitiesJeff Veitch (Kent)

5. Understanding the Status of the Mithras Cult in the Tetrarchic Period: The Sociological Implications of the Size and Spatial Grammar of MithraeaDavid Walsh (Kent)

Keynote Paper: Approaches to Roman Space: Pompeii, Isthmia, and TimgadEric Poehler (University of Massachusetts)


Lecture Theatre 5,
Keynes College,
University of Kent,
United Kingdom


Open to Postgraduates and Staff,

Contact: Ray Laurence

Classical & Archaeological Studies, School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 827159 or contact Classical & Archaeological Studies

Last Updated: 19/12/2013