University of Crete
Department of Philology


European Cultural Centre of Delphi


 
International  Symposium

Plutarch's Cities

In honour of Anastasios Nikolaidis


25-29 April 2013

European Cultural Centre of Delphi


The Department of Philology of the University of Crete, in collaboration with the Secretary of the International Plutarch Society, Prof. Frances Titchener, and the European Cultural Centre of Delphi, is happy to announce an international symposium on ‘Plutarch’s cities’ that will take place in Delphi (April 25-29, 2013). This is a symposium to honour Prof. Anastasios Nikolaidis’ lifelong dedication to Plutarchan studies.

The symposium is subsidized by the European Cultural Centre of Delphi
and supported by the University of Crete


Registration Form
Programme
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Thursday 25 April
17.00-18.00
[exact time depending on flight arrivals]
Departure of coach from the Athens International Airport (Eleutherios Venizelos, Arrivals Exit 5) for Delphi
20.30 – 21.00
Arrival, check in and dinner at European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse (Dining Hall)
Friday 26 April
07.30-09.30
Breakfast - European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse (Dining Hall)
(available only to those who stay at the European Cultural Centre of Delphi)
09.00-13.00
REGISTRATION – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue
09.30-11.00
1st SESSION - European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Chris Pelling
09.30-10.00
Luc Van der Stockt
‘Plutarch’s Civitas Dei
10.00-10.15
Discussion
10.15-10.45
Jan Opsomer
‘Are you a political animal?’
10.45-11.00
Discussion
11.00-11.30
Coffee/tea break – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Patio)
11.30-13.00
2nd SESSION: European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Dimos Spatharas
11.30-12.00
Geert Roskam
‘The place of the polis in Plutarch's political thinking’
12.00-12.15
Discussion
12.15-12.45
Alexei Zadorozhnyy
‘The city and the self in Plutarch’
12.45-13.00
Discussion
13.15-14.30
Lunch – European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse (Dining Hall)
14.30-17.00
Afternoon Break
17.00-18.30
3rd SESSION – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Aurelio Pérez Jiménez
17.00-17.30
Thomas Schmidt
‘Explaining the city: the polis in Plutarch's Quaestiones Graecae
17.30-17.45
Discussion
17.45-18.15
Athena Kavoulaki
‘The polis on display in Plutarch’s Lives
18.15-18.30
Discussion
18.30-19.00
Coffee/tea break – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Patio)
19.00-20.30
4th SESSION - European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Luc Van der Stockt
19.00-19.30
Paola Volpe
‘Momenti di vita spartana nella biografia plutarchea di Licurgo’
19.30-19.45
Discussion
19.45-20.15
Chris Pelling
‘Stereotyping Sparta, stereotyping Athens: Herodotus, Thucydides - and Plutarch’
20.15-20.30
Discussion
20.45-22.00
Dinner at the European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse (Dining Hall)
Saturday 27 April
07.30-9.30
Breakfast - European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse (Dining Hall)
available only to those who stay at the European Cultural Centre of Delphi
09.30-11.00
5th SESSION – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Ewen Bowie
09.30-10.00
Timothy Duff
‘Plutarch’s Alcibiades and Athens’
10.00-10.15
Discussion
10.15-10.45
Suzanne Said
‘Athens as a place in the Athenian Lives of Plutarch’
10.45-11.00
Discussion
11.00-11.30
Coffee/tea break – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Patio)
11.30-13.00
6th SESSION – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Maria Vamvouri Ruffy
11.30-12.00
Delfim Leão
‘Plutarch’s Life of Phocion and the end of the polis:
the last polites and the mob of new idiotai
12.00-12.15
Discussion
12.15-12.45
Aurelio Pérez Jiménez
‘La ciudad y la nave. Recepción y usos de una imagen en la obra de Plutarco’
12.45-13.00
Discussion
13.15-14.30
Lunch – European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse (Dining Hall)
14.30-17.00
Afternoon Break
17.00-18.30
7th SESSION – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Philip Stadter
17.00-17.30
Judith Mossman
‘Plutarch’s Troy’
17.30-17.45
Discussion
17.45-18.15
Ewen Bowie
‘Plutarch’s Chaeronea’
18.15-18.30
Discussion
18.30-19.00
coffee/tea break – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Patio)
19.00-20.30
8th SESSION – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Katerina Oikonomopoulou
19.00-19.30
Michael Paschalis
‘Octavian-Augustus, Antony and the Imperial Cult in Athens’
19.30-19.45
Discussion
19.45-20.15
Paolo Desideri
‘Plutarch and the city of Rome in Plutarch’s own times’
20.15-20.30
Discussion
FREE EVENING
Sunday 28 April
07.30-09.30
Breakfast – European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse (Dining Hall)
(available only to those who stay at the European Cultural Centre of Delphi)
09.30-11.00
9th SESSION- European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Stelios Panayotakis
09.30-10.00
Aristoula Georgiadou
‘On Thespiae’
10.00-10.15
Discussion
10.15-10.45
Joseph Geiger
‘City and sanctuary in Plutarch’
10.45-11.00
Discussion
11.00-11.30
Coffee/tea break – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (patio)
11.30-13.00
10th SESSION – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos)
Chair: Judith Mossman
11.30-12.00
Katerina Panagopoulou
‘Plutarch’s northern Greek cities’
12.00-12.15
Discussion
12.15-12.45
Yannis Tzifopoulos
aposphendonetoi in Plutarch (Greek Questions 293a-b)
and the colonisation of Methone’
12.45-13.00
Discussion
13.15-14.30
Lunch – European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse (Dining Hall)
14.30-17.00
Afternoon break
17.00-18.30
11th SESSION – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysos room)
Chair: Frances Titchener
17.00-17.30
Philip Stadter
‘Plutarch and Delphi’
17.30-17.45
Discussion
17.45-18.15
Tim Whitmarsh
‘Plutarch the priest (unplugged)’
18.15-18.30
Discussion
18.30-18.45
Refreshments – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Patio)
18.45-20.30
12th SESSION – European Cultural Centre of Delphi conference venue (Dionysus room)
I. Quaestiones convivales
Chair: Lucia Athanassaki
18.45-19.30
Kostas Apostolakis, Katerina Ladianou,
Nikos Litinas, Zacharoula Petraki,
Konstantinos Spanoudakis, Melina Tamiolaki
‘Plutarch at Rethymnon: Notes for a Bios
19.30-20.00
Frances Titchener
‘The city of philanthropia
20.00-20.10
Serving ourselves some more wine for
II. Συμποτικά
Chair: Diotima Papadi
20.10-20.30
The honorand’s response
20.45-22.00
Dinner – European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse (Dining Hall)
Monday 29 April
07.00-09.00
Breakfast – European Cultural Centre of Delphi Guesthouse
(available only to those who stay at the European Cultural Centre of Delphi)
07.30
Departure by coach for the Athens International Airport

For further information please contact the organisers:
Lucia Athanassaki (athanassaki@phl.uoc.gr)
Frances Titchener (frances.titchener@usu.edu)