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Phoenician and Punic Studies


UK Punic Network Graduate Workshop IX

University of Liverpool
22 February 2019

The UK Punic Network Graduate Workshop creates an opportunity for graduate students working on Phoenician and Punic topics at Masters and Doctoral level to meet and discuss their work with students and staff with similar interests based at other universities. It has taken place in the past at Glasgow University (2009, 2011), Oxford University (2010, 2013, 2014, 2017), Durham University (2015), Bristol University (2016), and in 2019 will be hosted at the University of Liverpool

This year the UK Punic/Phoenician Network Graduate Workshop will be running conjointly with the Annual Conference of the British Association for Near Eastern Archaeology (22-24 Feburary 2019).

Lunch and refreshments will be provided on the day, but we are unable to assist with travel or (if necessary) accommodation expenses.
UK-based graduate students are reminded that they can apply to theThomas Wiedemann Memorial Fund for assistance with travel expenses (http://www.thomaswiedemann.org.uk/).

For further enquiries please contact Dr Alfred Hirt (Liverpool) a.m.hirt @ liverpool.ac.uk

Preliminary Programme

10:00 - 10:30 Registration/ Coffee

10:30 Alfred M.Hirt (University of Liverpool) Introduction

10:45 Alex J. Thomas (University of Leicester) Territory and tribute: the Sicilian epikrateia reconsidered

11:15 Harold Miles (University of Cardiff). The Legality of Carthaginian Generals: rab mahanet and rab sheni

11:45 Andrew Hill (Trinity College, Dublin) Hamilcar of Barce? The proto-history of the Barcid dynasty and Polybius’ mixellenes

12:15 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 Octavio Torres Gomariz (University of Alicante). A house in the outskirts: Punic features in the domestic units of the Balearic Islands (Spain)

14:00 Leonardo Bison(University of Bristol). Organic residue analyses on pottery and foodways: a case study from Phoenician and Punic Sardinia

14:30 Russell Clark (University of Cambridge). The Historical and Religious Context of the Ur Ivory Box

15:00 Lamia Sassine (University of Sheffield). Elusive Phoenicians: perceptions of Phoenician identity and material culture as reflected in museum records and displays

15:30-16:00 Coffee

16:00 Natalie Mendes(University of Sydney). Before Rome: The Bir Chana Mosaic and Phoenician Identity Politics

16:15 Ademar Quint Camara (University of Liverpool). Iron Age Inscriptions

16:30 María de los ReyesLopez Jurado(University of Seville) Up the river. Cerro del Berrueco and the Phoenician and Punic presence in the central inland areas of the Cadiz province (southern Spain)

16:45 Barbara Freire(University of Seville). Gods inside Caverns

17:00 Sibylle Hiblot-Giudicelli (Sorbonne, Paris). First Phoenician Settlements in Andalusia

17:15 Final Discussion





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