On Friday, 27 April 2012, the OIKOS research group “The Sacred and the Profane” will organise its Spring meeting at NIAS. OIKOS is the National Research School for Classical Studies in the Netherlands.
Speakers at this meeting will be some of the members of the Theme Group “Mass communication in Classical Antiquity”. The program is open to all members of the research group, to all interested Ph.D and research master students, and other OIKOS members. NIAS Fellows are also cordially invited.
About the Programme
1.45-2.45 p.m. Ineke Sluiter, Rumor and Gossip in Classical Antiquity: Ancient Folk Theory.
3-4 p.m. Joy Connolly, Obscenity in the Sacred.
Tea and coffee
4:30-5:30 p.m. Tazuko van Berkel, The Economics of Friendship.
5:30-6:15 p.m. Drinks at NIAS
Especially the second and third presentations lend themselves to a broader audience.