Conference Program

Map of Freiburg

Thursday June 30 to Saturday July 2, 2016

Location: Haus zur Lieben Hand, Löwenstraße 16, Freiburg-im-Breisgau

Pairs of scholars – one Seleucid expert and one Ptolemaic expert – have been collaborating and are sharing their research.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

14.00-14.15: Introduction and welcome
Christelle Fischer-Bovet and Sitta von Reden

I. Communication and Exchange (Part I)

14.15-15.30: Rolf Strootman & Sitta von Reden
Myth, Ritual and Empire: Ptolemaic and Seleucid Royal Capitals Compared


16.00-17.00: Ralf von den Hoff
The visual representation of Ptolemaic and Seleucid kings: media and messages

17.00-18.30: Benjamin Wieland & Boris Chrubasik
Kings and Local Elites in the Seleucid and Ptolemaic Empires

18:30 – 19.00: Response by Dorothy Thompson and discussion


19: 45 Supper


 Friday, July 1, 2016

 II. Integration and Settlements

9.15-10.45: Gilles Gorre & Philippe Clancier
The Integration of Indigenous Élites and the Development of Poleis in the Ptolemaic and Seleucid Empires


11:15-12:45: Rachel Mairs & Christelle Fischer-Bovet
Reassessing Settlement Policies in the Seleucid and Ptolemaic Empires


III. Communication and Exchange (Part II)

13.45 – 15.15: Stefan Pfeiffer & Hilmar Klinkott
Kings and Indigenous Priests in the Ptolemaic and Seleucid Empires/Die Priester und der König im Ptolemäer- und Seleukidenreich [papers will be delivered in English]


15.45-17.15: Boris Dreyer & François Gerardin
Local Elites in Contested Areas of Asia Minor, Syria, and Phoenicia Under Antiochus III

17.15-18.15: Peter Eich
Kommunikation, Siedlungspolitik, Priestereliten: römische Perspektiven auf locale Eliten und Bevölkerungen / Communication, Settlement Politics and Local Elites: A Roman Perspective [paper will be delivered in English]

19: 45 Conference Dinner


Saturday, July 2, 2016

VI. Collaboration and Resistance

9.15-10.45: Anne-Emmanuelle Veïsse & Sylvie Honigman
The Interplay between Dynastic Conflicts and Tensions within Local Elites in the Seleucid and Ptolemaic Empire


 11.15-12.45: Paul Kosmin & Ian Moyer
Imperial and Indigenous Temporalities in the Ptolemaic and Seleucid Dynasties


14.00-15.30: Patrick Sänger & Ole Johannsen
Ethnic conflicts in the Ptolemaic and Seleucid Empires

15.30- 16.00 Conclusions and further Perspectives

John Ma