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British Epigraphy Society Spring Colloquium 2019

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Great North Museum-Hancock

Barras Bridge

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE2 4PT

United Kingdom

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The theme of this year's British Epigraphy Society Spring Colloquium is "Epigraphy and Frontiers", intended to evoke not only the obvious topic of a major frontier such as Hadrian's Wall (which ran through Newcastle a little to the south of the colloquium venue), but also other frontiers within and between states, administrative regions and cultures.

Programme:

10am: Registration and coffee (provided)

10.30: Franco Luciani (Newcastle): “On the margins of civic territories in Roman Italy: defining, shifting and locating boundaries”

11.15: Sam Turner (Newcastle): “Early medieval frontiers”

12.00: Roger Tomlin (Oxford): “Recent finds of tablets from Vindolanda”

12.45-14.00: LUNCH (not provided)

14.00: Tour of GNM inscriptions led by Roger Tomlin

15.15: Claire Millington (KCL): “The epigraphy of fort praetoria

16.00: Ted Kaizer (Durham): “The epigraphy of Dura-Europos”

16.45: Anne Elizabeth Redgate (Newcastle): “Epigraphy in tenth- and eleventh-century Armenia: inscriptions as bridges and boundaries”

17.30: John Davies (Liverpool): Short report – “The Forest of Steles at Xi’an”

18.00: Drinks & Poster session in the School of History, Classics & Archaeology (Armstrong Building 2.49)

19.30: Dinner at a venue to be decided (aux frais des participants)

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Barras Bridge

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE2 4PT

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