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Gallia docta? Learning and Its Limitations in Late Antique Gaul

The opening keynote speech ‘Sidonius’ kunstsinnige Muse’ will be given by Sigrid Mratschek. Free access here. In addition to the organizers, Veronika Egetenmeyr and Tabea Meurer, speakers include Christine Delaplace, Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser, Ulrich Eigler, Nikolas Hächler, Hendrik Hess, Angela Kinney, Alison John, Gernot Müller, Maik Patzelt, Raphael Schwitter, Danuta Shanzer, Christian Stadermann, Peter Van Nuffelen, …

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Mratschek: “Sidonius’ kunstsinnige Muse”

This week, Sigrid Mratschek opens the Gallia docta conference (Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, digital) with a public keynote speech entitled ‘Sidonius’ kunstsinnige Muse’.

Date and time: Wednesday 17 March 2021, 18:00 h CET. Admission through the dedicated webpage.

The conference is organised by Tabea Meurer and Veronika Egetenmeyr. Webpage here.

Papers (registration necessary):
Tabea Meurer & Veronika Egetenmeyr, Theoretical approaches to inclusion and exclusion. Response: Peter Gemeinhardt.
Christian Stadermann, Barbarians within the gates. Integration and separation in late Roman Gaul.
Nikolas Hächler, The value of classical education (paideia) reflected in the material culture of the later Roman Empire.
Joop van Waarden, The consummate gentleman weighs his ‘You’ and ‘I’.
Gernot M. Müller, Gemeinschaftsbildung und Selbstvergewisserung. Zu Stil und Komposition der carmina minora des Sidonius Apollinaris.
Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser, ‘Bei solchem Zank öffnet sich der Satire ein weites Feld’. Schlagfertigkeit und briefliches Selbstbewusstsein in Sidonius Brief 1,11.
Raphael Schwitter, The schools of Gaul revisited – old questions and new perspectives.
Willum Westenholz, When you have nothing nice to say … Hostile letters of recommendation in late antique Gaul.
Hendrik Hess, The role of women in Gallic letter collections in the second half of the 5th century.
Maik Patzelt, Widows, nuns and religious knowledge in Gallic cloisters.
Judith Hindermann, Lists as a means of education in Sidonius Apollinaris’ letters and poems.
Alison John, Bilingualism in literary circles of Gaul.
Danuta Shanzer, Count Arbogast addressed by Sidonius and Auspicius of Toul – an episcopal eye for a barbarian guy?

Gallia docta? Programme

The definitive programme has come out for the digital international conference ‘Gallia docta? Learning and Its Limitations in Late Antique Gaul’, 17-20 March 2021, Greifswald, organised by Tabea Meurer and Veronika Egetenmeyr.

Wednesday 17, 18.00 CET Public Keynote Lecture by Sigrid Mratschek: Sidonius’ kunstsinnige Musen.

Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 Sessions 1-5. Participation by invitation only. Speakers include Tabea Meurer, Veronika Egetenmeyr, Peter Gemeinhardt, Christian Stadermann, Nikolas Hächler, Joop van Waarden, Gernot M. Müller, Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser, Raphael Schwitter, Willum Westenholz, Hendrik Hess, Maik Patzelt, Judith Hindermann, Alison John, Danuta Shanzer.

Website here. Information Conference Office Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Natalia Zborka, natalia.zborka AT wiko-greifswald.de

Download programme and poster.