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Gold Glass Memorial Day for Daniel T. Howells

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Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies

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A conference, co-hosted by Drs Susan Walker (Oxford University) and Ine Jacobs (Ioannou Centre), in commemoration of the life and work of the late Dr Daniel Howells. Speakers, many of whom knew or worked with Dr Howells, will present papers on the art of ancient gold glass, its historical contexts and influence on later art. Sessions will be chaired by, amongst others, Mr Chris Entwhistle (British Museum) and Prof. Liz James (Sussex University) who brought Dr Howells’ work to publication

A sandwich lunch and refreshments are included in the ticket price.

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Speakers:

Opening remarks: Prof. Liz James, Professor of Art History.

1. Dr Giulia Cesarin “Gold-band glass: from Hellenistic to Roman luxury glass production.”

2. Drs Yasoko Fujii and Hidetoshi Namiki A Study of Continuity: gold leaf techniques on gold glass. From Hellenistic ‘Kirikane’ to Late Roman ‘Scratching’.”

3. Mr Will Lewis “A Constantinian prince’s guide to religion and culture in the mid-fourth century.”

4. Dr Susan Walker Craft, consumers and the value of gold-glass in late antique Rome.”

5. Dr Lucy Grig 'Cultures of Conviviality': thinking about the role of the
gold glasses in feasting and conviviality.”

6. Dr Eileen Rubery “Gold glass and the cults of female saints in Rome: whatever happened to the Virgin Mary?”


The conference is made with generous assistance and support of the Ashmolean Museum and Oxford University.



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