Date:12/09/2020 - 28/03/2021 
"Gladiateur, l'expo dont vous êtes le héros ou l'héroine" (Bordeaux, Cap Sciences)

"Gladiateur, l'expo dont vous êtes le héros ou l'héroine" (Bordeaux, Cap Sciences)


Herodotus on the ‘female disease’

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Spring 2021

All seminars are at 6 pm GMT. Everyone is welcome.

13 January                       Joel Alden Schlosser (Bryn Mawr)

Herodotus in the Anthropocene – discussion

20 January                      Paul Demont (Sorbonne)                     

Winged snakes, hares, lions, vipers... and God: Hdt 3.107-109.

27 January                       Naoíse Mac Sweeney (Vienna)

Herodotus and ‘The saying is Ahiqar’

3 February                       Ellen Millender (Reed College)

                                             Herodotus on democracy: a reconsideration

10 February                     P.J. Rhodes (Durham)       

                                             Public decision-making in Herodotus  

17 February                      Charles Chiasson (Texas at Arlington) 

                                             Periander and Lycophron (Hdt. 3.150-53) and Sophoclean tragedy

24 February                     Aaron Hershkowitz (Princeton IAS)

Democratic sentiment and the words for crowds in Herodotus

3 March                             Matthew Christ (Indiana)            

‘Herodotean kings and historical inquiry’ revisited

10 March                           Nicky Rawnsley (Auckland) 

The evidentiary and aesthetic value of physical objects and phenomena in the Egyptian logos of Herodotus        

17 March                              Massimo Giuseppetti (Roma 3)

                                             Herodotus on the ‘female disease’

24 March                            Emily Greenwood (Yale)

Herodotus, anti-colonialism, diversity, and Black traditions in the modern world