Received from Mónica García-Fernández & Alba Martínez (Leeds) 27th January 2023, 09:00-17:45, University of Leeds, venue tbc (will be sent to those registered prior to the event) Full Programme Registration Past & Present is pleased to support this event and supports other events like it. Applications for event funding are welcomed from scholars working in the field of historical studies at all stages in their careers.
Received from Dr. Samuel Agamu (Royal Holloway, London and Reading) Classics and Italian Colonialism Conference Date: 22-24 June 2023 Conference Venue: Museo delle Civiltà, Rome Organisers: Samuel Agbamu (RHUL/Reading) and Elena Giusti (Warwick) in collaboration with Gaia Delpino (Museo delle Civiltà) and Rosa Anna Di Lella (Museo delle Civiltà) Confirmed Speakers: Dechasa Abebe (Addis Ababa), Andrea Avalli (Genoa), Sergio Brillante (San Marino), Elena Cadamuro (Genoa), Filippo Carlà-Uhink (Potsdam), Omar Coloru (Bari), Uoldelul Chelati Dirar (Macerata), Anna Maria Cimino (independent), Mia Fuller (Berkeley), Cristina Lombardi Diop (Loyola), Ghirmai Negash (Ohio), Neelam Srivastava (Newcastle), Rhiannon Noel Welch (Berkeley) Keynote Speaker: Lorgia García Peña (Tufts) Call for Papers Recent years have seen an increasing awareness of the relationship between constructions of the classical tradition and colonial projects. In conjunction with this, and in the context of movements such as Rhodes Must Fall and Black Lives Matter, calls have been made to reassess the silences, ambivalences, and elisions surrounding the implications of academic institutions and disciplines in histories of the slave trade, imperialism, and colonialism. Classics, often viewed as the academic keystone of European exceptionalism and white supremacy, has been the centre of much of such recent discussions. This conference aims to advance this […]