CLASSICS

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CLASSICS

2024

23 April 2024      Lecture "Κατεστραμμένα Όνειρα: Η Καταδικασμένη Ερωτική Σχέση στους Σκυρίους του Ευριπίδη"      Speaker: Dr Anastasia-Stavroula Valtadorou (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)      Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

9 April 2024   ✦   Lecture "Όψεις της διακειμενικότητας στη λογοτεχνική και μη λογοτεχνική παραγωγή της μετακλασικής αρχαιότητας"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Katerina Koroli (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

26 March 2024   ✦   Lecture "Traversing the countryside of the Greek city: three itineraries"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Hans Beck (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

12 March 2024   ✦   Lecture "From mythology to history: new approaches to Roman religion"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Charles Guittard (Université Paris-Nanterre)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

13 February 2024   ✦   Lecture "Κραδίη δέ οἱ ἔνδον ὑλάκτει: Οδυσσέας και σκυλιά στην Οδύσσεια"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Flora Manakidou (Democritus University of Thrace)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

6 February 2024   ✦   Lecture "Nero in Corinth"   ✦   Speaker: Prof. Tassilo Schmitt (University of Bremen)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

2023

7-8 December 2023   ✦   Seminars "Places and τόποι: Geography and Encomium in Statius’ Silvae"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Antonino Pittà (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano)   ✦   Organised in the context of the MSCA research project «Literary Reflections on Geography, Politics, and Propaganda in Neronian and Flavian Poetry», funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Grant agreement No 101034403 / University of Cyprus – “Onisilos Cofund” Fellowship programme 

28 November 2023   ✦   Lecture "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: ἐλπίζω, νομίζω and δοκέω in Herodotus"   ✦   Speaker: Dr. Luuk Huitink (University of Amsterdam)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

24 October 2023   ✦   Lecture "Corinna’s singing mountains (PMG 654): why Ϝελικών?"   ✦   Speaker: Assistant Professor Alexander Nikolaev (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

10 October 2023   ✦   Lecture "The Agrippina plots: history and intratext in Tacitus Annals 14"   ✦   Speaker: Professor Chris Whitton (University of Cambridge)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

19 September 2023   ✦   Lecture "Numberplays in Latin Poetry: Between Iconicity and Allusion"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Adalberto Magnavacca (Université de Genève, Boursier d’excellence de la Confédération Suisse)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

29 June 2023   ✦   Lecture "Lyric, Tragedy and History in Horace Odes 2.1"   ✦   Speaker: Professor Stephen Harrison (University of Oxford)

2 June 2023   ✦   International workshop "Constructing Space in Greek and Latin Epistolography"   ✦   Organised by Assistant Professor Margot Neger

6 April 2023   ✦   Lecture "Civil War, Lucan, and Trauma in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica"   ✦   Speaker: Associate Professor Mark Heerink (University of Amsterdam)

4 April 2023   ✦   Lecture "On the Psychogram of the Tyrant in Plato"   ✦   Speaker: Christoph Riedweg (Universität Zürich)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

21 March 2023   ✦   Lecture "Ένα ανέκδοτο πτολεμαϊκό αρχείο από την παπυρολογική συλλογή της Κολωνίας"   ✦   Speaker: Charikleia Armoni (University of Cologne)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

17-19 March 2023   ✦   International conference "Greek and Latin carmina minora in Context"   ✦   Organised by Assistant Professor Margot Neger and Dr Chiara Di Serio

21 February 2023   ✦   Lecture "Le débat sur la loi Oppia (Tite-Live XXXIV, 1-8,3): les femmes, le luxe et la loi"   ✦   Speaker: Michèle Ducos (La Sorbonne, Université de Paris)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

7 February 2023   ✦   Lecture "Sinon and Cicero: Deceptive Oratory and Anti-Ciceronian Propaganda in Vergil and Late Rhetorical Tradition"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Giuseppe La Bua (Sapienza University Rome)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

24 January 2023   ✦   Lecture "Ικεσία και νόμος στην Αρχαία Ελληνική τραγωδία"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Edward Harris (University of Durham)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

2022

25 November 2022   ✦   Lecture "Ἄρχει μὲν ἀγών / τῶν καλλίστων […]: Some Remarks on the Insertion of Greek Poems in The Caesars of Julian the Apostate"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Boris Hogenmüller (Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt / Karl-Rehbein-Gymnasium Hanau)  ✦   Organised in the context of the research programme “Shorter Poems in Prose Contexts: From the Roman Republic to Late Antiquity”

22 October 2022   ✦   International workshop "In utraque disciplina satis institutus auctor: Mixing Prose and Verse in Late Antique Literature"   ✦   Organised by Assistant Professor Margot Neger

18 October 2022   ✦   Lecture "Inscriptions of Libya: philological encoding, object biography and digital standards for historical epigraphy"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Gabriel Bodard (Institute of Classical Studies / Digital Humanities Research Hub University of London)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

27-28 August 2022   ✦   International conference "The Art of Reconciliation in Classical Antiquity"   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Onisilos' funding scheme by postdoctoral researcher Dr Gabriel Evangelou and Associate Professor Spyridon Tzounakas

4 June 2022  ✦  International online conference "Fragmentary Hesiodic Epic"  ✦  Organised in context of the programme "MELAMPODIA: INTRODUCTION, TEXT AND COMMENTARY" of the University of Cyprus by postdoctoral researcher Dr Irini Kyriakou

23-27 May 2022  ✦   International workshop "Digital Humanities Introductory Workshop"  ✦  Organised in the context of the programme HIPPONAX (POST-DOC/0718/0119), funded by the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation and hosted by the University of Cyprus, Department of Classics and Philosophy. Programme Coordinator: Professor Georgios A. Xenis; and the research project MedCyprus: A Digital Corpus of Painted Greek Inscriptions from Medieval Cyprus (10th–13th centuries AD), funded by the University of Cyprus and implemented by the Department of History and Archaeology and the Archaeological Research Unit (UCY). Project Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Maria Parani.

9 April 2022   ✦   International workshop "Νarrative Strategies, Intertextuality and Generic Innovations in Late Antique Literature"   ✦   Organised by Assistant Professor Margot Neger

2021

9 November 2021   ✦   Lecture "Commemorating Men of Letters in Late Antique Gaul: The letters of Sidonius Apollinaris on Claudianus Mamertus and the rhetor Lampridius (Ep. 4.11 and 8.11)"   ✦   Speaker: Margot Neger (Assistant Professor, University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

26 October 2021   ✦   Lecture "Η αρπαγή της Ευρώπης: από τον Ηρόδοτο, τον Αισχύλο και τον Μόσχο έως τα Διονυσιακά του Νόννου"   ✦  Speaker: Michael Paschalis (Emeritus Professor, University of Crete)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

12 October 2021   ✦   Lecture "Φόβος και μνήμες πολέμου στα Καρχηδονιακά του Σιλίου Ιταλικού"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Angeliki-Nektaria Roumpou (Department of Classics and Philosophy, Teaching Special Scientist)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

24 - 25 September 2021   ✦   International online conference "The Bible in Hexameters: Poeticizing Scripture in early Christian East and West"   ✦   Organised in the context of the programme "Studies in the Greek Bible Epic" (EXCELLENCE/1216/0400) of the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation by Associate Professor Maria Ypsilanti

2 - 4 September 2021   ✦   International online conference  "Constructing Gender in the Comic Mode"    ✦   Organised in the context of the programme  IAMBICA (OPPORTUNITY/0916/MSCA/0009) of the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation by postdoctoral researcher Dr Margarita Alexandrou (University of Cyprus) and Associate Professor Antonis Petrides (Open University of Cyprus)   ✦   You can watch the lectures of the conference here

18 May 2021   ✦   Online lecture "Interpreting the theology of Orphism through Orphic texts"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Anthi Chrysanthou (University of Leeds)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

20 April 2021   ✦   Online lecture "Αριστοφανικά ίχνη στον Καρυωτάκη"     ✦   Speaker: Dr Dimitrios Kanellakis (Research collaborator, University of Oxford)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

13  April 2021   ✦   Online lecture  "The Epigrams of Gregory of Nazianzus (AP 8):  Form, Content and Themes between Paganism and Christianity"   ✦  Speaker: Dr Federica Scicolone (Research collaborator, University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

6  April 2021   ✦   Online lecture "Η ρητορική της ποιητικής στη Μετάφρασιν τοῦ Ψαλτῆρος: παρατηρήσεις στις παραφραστικές τεχνικές του Ψευδο-Απολλιναρίου"   ✦ Speaker: Dr Constantinos Melidis (research collaborator on the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation's programme "Studies in Greek Bible Epic", University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of the Classics Colloquium of the Department

26 - 27 February 2021   ✦   International online conference  "The Reception of Ancient Cyprus in Western Culture"   ✦   Organised in the context of the identically titled programme of the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (EXCELLENCE/1216/0525) by Associate Professor Spyridon Tzounakas and postdoctoral researcher Dr Stella Alekou

PHILOSOPHY

2024

27 March 2024   ✦   Lecture "Φιλοσοφία του Δικαίου, Διεθνές Δίκαιο του Πολέμου και Θουκυδίδειος Πολιτικός Ρεαλισμός"   ✦   Speaker: Iakovos Kareklas (European University Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

21 February 2024   ✦   Lecture "The Normative Dimension of Rationally Irresolvable Disagreement"   ✦   Speaker: Guido Melchior (University of Graz)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

January - December 2024   ✦   Educational programme in Philosophy   ✦   Organised by Assistant Professor Christos Kyriacou

11-12 January 2024   ✦   International conference "Motivation and Time: phenomenological perspectives"

2023

24 November 2023   ✦   International workshop "Powerful Qualities, Powers, Qualities"   ✦   Organised by Assistant Professor Vasilis Livanios

4 May 2023   ✦   4th Cyprus Metaethics Workshop   ✦   Organised by Assistant Professor Christos Kyriacou

5 April 2023   ✦   Philosophy workshop   ✦   Organised by Assistant Professor Christos Kyriacou

15 March 2023   ✦   Lecture "‘Volksgeist’ as legislator: metaphysical entity, narrative subjectivity and legal fiction"   ✦   Speaker: Panagiotis Christias (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

8 March 2023   ✦   Philosophy workshop   ✦   Organised by Assistant Professor Christos Kyriacou

1 March 2023   ✦   Lecture "Aristotle and Medieval Latin Alchemy"   ✦   Speaker: Athanasios Rinotas (KU Leuven, Belgium)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

22 February 2023   ✦   Lecture "Heideggerian well-being and uncanny emotions"   ✦   Speaker: Christos Hadjiioannou (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

18 January 2023   ✦   Lecture "Ψυχική υγεία, αρετή και ευδαιμονία στον Πλάτωνα: Ερμηνείες και Προβλήματα"   ✦   Speaker: Athanasia Giasoumi (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

2022

23 November 2022   ✦   Lecture "How Nudging Upsets Autonomy"   ✦   Speaker: David Enoch (Hebrew University)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

15 November 2022   ✦   Lecture "To Exist or not to Exist?"   ✦   Speaker: Katerina Psaroudaki (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

26 October 2022   ✦   Philosophy workshop 

3 October 2022   ✦   Lecture "Philosophy & Neuroscience: Tango or Solo Dance?"   ✦  Speaker: Steven Gouveia (Universidade Catolica Portuguesa)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

21 September 2022   ✦   Lecture "Conceptual Reverse‐Engineering, Teleology and Concepts of God"   ✦   Speaker: Christos Kyriacou (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

31 August 2022   ✦   Online lecture "«ἔτι δὲ τὸ φανταστικόν, ὃ τῷ μὲν εἶναι πάντων ἕτερον, τίνι δὲ τούτων ταὐτὸν ἢ ἕτερον ἔχει πολλὴν ἀπορίαν» (de anima 432a31). What Aristotle didn’t tell us about imagination"   ✦   Speaker: Lecturer Ioannis Christodoulou (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of the speaker's academic assessment

1-3 June 2022   ✦   International conference "Phenomenology and Mindfulness"   ✦   Organised by post-doctoral researcher Dr Christos Hadjioannou and funded by the "ONISILOS" Funding Scheme of the University of Cyprus, the A. G. Leventis Foundation, and the Deputy Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus

18 May 2022   ✦   Lecture "Ο εσχατολογικός μύθος του Φαίδωνα: Ένας αισωπικός μύθος γραμμένος από τον Πλάτωνα"   ✦   Speaker: Athanasia Giasoumi (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

17 May 2022   ✦   Lecture "How to defend scientific realism without resorting to inference to the best explanation?"   ✦   Speaker: Michel Ghins (UCL)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

30 March 2022   ✦   Lecture "More Asymmetries for the Asymmetry Argument"   ✦   Speaker: Katerina Psaroudaki (University of Cyprus)  ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

2021

8 December 2021   ✦   Lecture "EMBODIMENT AND THE ACQUISITION OF TACIT KNOWLEDGE IN ORGANIZATIONS: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE"   ✦   Speaker: Professor Charidimos Tsoukas (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

24 November 2021   ✦   Lecture "What is a data model? An anatomy of data analysis in high energy physics"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Antonis Antoniou (University of Bristol)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

6 October 2021   ✦   Online lecture  "Against Instrumentalism about Epistemic Rationality"   ✦   Speaker: Lecturer Christos Kyriakou (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of the speaker's academic assessment

21 April 2021   ✦   Online lecture "Single-Minded Agency as the Foundation of Discursive Cognition"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Preston Stovall (Hradec Kralove)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

14 April 2021   ✦   Online lecture "The structural connection between Love and Anxiety in Heidegger"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Christos Hadjiioannou (University of Cyprus)   ✦  Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

7 April 2021   ✦   Online lecture "H Πυθαγόρεια Οντολογία στον Αριστοτέλη και στους αρχαίους υπομνηματιστές του. Η Πυθαγόρεια θεώρησις των αριθμών ως αρχών και στοιχείων"    ✦   Speaker: Dr Melina G. Mouzala (University of Patra)   ✦  Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

31 March 2021   ✦   Online lecture "The early Schlick's evolutionary epistemology"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Andreas Vrahimis (University of Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

17 March 2021   ✦   Online lecture "Epistemic Reductionism: Exploring a Reply to the Argument from Analogy"   ✦   Speaker: Apollonios Livadiotis   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

10 March 2021   ✦   Online lecture "Towards an Operationalist Conception of Chance"   ✦   Speaker: Nikos Stylianou (Cyprus)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

3 March 2021   ✦   Online lecture "THE 'OBJECT' IN HEIDEGGER’S CRITIQUE OF HEGEL"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Ioannis Trisokkas (Cyprus / Athens)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

10 February 2021   ✦   Online lecture "Debunking, Theoretical Indispensability and Epistemic Rationality"   ✦   Speaker: Dr Christos Kyriakou (University of Cyprus)   ✦  Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'

20 January 2021   ✦   Online lecture "The role of passions in ethical development in the early Stoa"   ✦   Speaker: Rovertos Heller (Independent researcher)   ✦   Organised in the context of 'Demonax Philosophical Lectures'