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30. The Pontic, Middle East and North African

30. The Pontic, Middle East and North African Frontier Session Moderators: Michael Alexander Speidel, Radosław Karasiewicz-Szczypiorski, Emzar Kakhidze & Piotr Jaworski Affiliation: University of Zürich / University of Warsaw, Switzerland / Poland, Istanbul University, Turkey Affiliation of co-organiser: University of Warsaw, Poland Affiliation of second co-organiser: Batumi Shota Rustaveli State Universit, Georgia Affiliation of third […]

22. Speaking of the dead

22. Speaking of the dead. Returning to funerary customs and grave goods from late Roman military burials Session Chairs: Vince Van Thienen & Sofie Vanhoutte Affiliation: Ghent University, Belgium Affiliation of co-organiser: Flanders Heritage Agency / Ghent University, Belgium Session Abstract: Fifty years after the publication of the late Roman graveyard at the Oudenburg fort […]

11. Roman military activities during the Republic

11. Recent research into the Roman military activities during the Republic. Archaeological evidence Janka Istenic & Angel Morillo Cerdan Affiliation: National Museum of Slovenia, Slovenia Affiliation of co-organiser: Universitad Complutense de Madrid, Spain Session Abstract: The Roman army played an important, often pivotal role in the expansion of Roman supremacy. Evidence of Roman military activities […]

12. Legionary fortresses along the Rhine

12. Legionary fortresses along the Rhine. State of research Session Chairs: Jürgen Trumm & Steve Boedecker Affiliation: Kantonsarchäologie Aargau, Switzerland Affiliation of co-organiser: LVR-Amt für Bodendenkmalpflege im Rheinland, Germany Session Abstract: During the last decades, countless rescue excavations and other investigations have taken place at the roman legionary fortresses along the Rhine and the surrounding […]

10. Tales of Glory

10. Tales of Glory. Narratives of Roman Victory Friday, 26 August 2022, Steigerzaal Martina Meyr & Christof Flügel Affiliation: Städtische Museen Rottweil, Germany Affiliation of co-organiser: Landesstelle für die nichtstaatlichen Museen in Bayern, Germany Session Abstract: Since the groundbreaking research of Paul Zanker and Tonio Hölscher it has been generally acknowledged, how deliberately chosen images […]

15. Rome’s hunger for metals

15. Rome’s hunger for metals. Roman mining in and outside the provinces and the part of the Roman military Session Chairs: Markus Scholz & Daniel Burger-Völlmecke Affiliation: Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Germany Affiliation of co-organiser: Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Germany Session Abstract: The development of raw material sources, especially mineral resources, was one of the main motives of Roman […]

6. Feminists at the gates

6. Feminists at the gates. Frontier research by female academics Wednesday, 24 August 2022, Bleu Room Anna Walas Affiliation: University of Leicester, United Kingdom Session Abstract: Traditionally Roman frontier archaeology acquired a reputation as field led by brilliant men. Research by women has broadly tended to focus on ‘softer’ topics such as analysis of finds […]

9. FINES

9. FINES. The mechanisms and politics of frontier collapse, and the afterlife of frontier installations Wednesday, 24 August 2022, Red Room Rob Collins Affiliation: Newcastle University, United Kingdo Session Abstract: The realpolitik of the Western Roman Empire saw its fragmentation and collapse occur throughout the 5th century AD, with different processes of imperial shrinkage and […]