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Egypt related event in Ottawa Oct 11-13

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  • Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiqui
    Inside and Out:Interactions between Rome and the Peoples on the Arabian andEgyptian Frontiers in Late Antiquity(200-800 CE) Thursday, October 11 (Carleton
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 3, 2012
      Inside and Out:
      Interactions between Rome and the Peoples on the Arabian and
      Egyptian Frontiers in Late Antiquity
      (200-800 CE)

      Thursday, October 11 (Carleton University, 303 Paterson Hall)


      welcome and introduction by Prof. John Osborne, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University

      Keynote address by Christian Robin (CNRS, Paris), "Byzance et ses voisins arabiques dans l'Antiquité tardive : progrès et réévaluations‟

      18:15-19:00 reception
      offered by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton

      19:00-  speakers' dinner, Arts Congress Room, 2017 Dunton Tower
      offered by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton

      Friday, October 12   (University of Ottawa, Desmarais Hall, room 12110)

      8:45-9:15  coffee and registration

      9:15-9:30  opening remarks by Greg Fisher and Jitse Dijkstra

      welcome by Prof. Antoni Lewkowicz, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa

      Session I: Tribal Societies Facing States: An Anthropological Approach

      9:30-10:00  Philip C. Salzman (McGill University) "The Meeting of the Twain: Tribe and State‟

      10:00-10:30 Stuart T. Smith (University of California at Santa Barbara), "Desert and River: Consumption and Colonial Entanglements in Roman and Late Antique Nubia‟

      10:30-11:00 coffee break

      Session II: The Origins

      11:00-11:30 Thomas Brüggemann (University of Halle), "Institutionalizing a Nomadic Environment: The Roman Dealing with Indigenous Peoples in the Province of Arabia (1st-3rd Centuries CE)‟

      11:30-12:00 Michael C.A. Macdonald (University of Oxford), " 'Romans Go Home '? Rome and Its Clients as Viewed from the Syro-Arabian Desert (1st Century  BCE - 4th Century CE)"

      12:00-13:30 lunch break

      Session II: The Origins (continued)

      13:30-14:00 Hélène Cuvigny (CNRS, Paris), "Barbaroi in the Eastern Desert of Egypt according to Papyrological Evidence (2nd-3rd Centuries CE)‟

      14:00-14:30 Helmut Satzinger (University of Vienna), "The Barbarian Names on the Ostraca from the Eastern Desert (3rd Century CE)‟

      14:30-15:00 tea break

      Session III: The "Outside‟ Sources

      15:00-15:30 Conor Whately (University of Winnipeg), "Arabs, Outsiders, and Stereotypes from Ammianus Marcellinus to Theophylact Simocatta‟

      15:30-16:00 Hugh Elton (Trent University), "Writing the Histories of Romans and Arabs in the Late Roman East‟

      16:00-16:30 Geoffrey Greatrex (University of Ottawa), "Procopius and Roman Imperial Policy in the Arabian and Egyptian Frontier Zones‟

      Saturday, October 13 (University of Ottawa, Desmarais Hall, room 12110)

      Session V: The "Inside‟ Sources

      9:00-9:30  Robert G. Hoyland (University of Oxford), "Arab Tribes and Arab Dynasties in the Service of the Empires of the Late Antique Middle East‟

      9:30-10:00   Jitse H.F. Dijkstra (University of Ottawa), "Interactions between the Peoples beyond the Egyptian Frontier and Rome (4th-5th Centuries CE):  The Inside Perspective‟

      10:00-10:30 coffee break

      Session V. "Barbarian‟ Leadership: Middlemen between State and Tribe

      10:30-11:00 Greg Fisher (Carleton University), "Imperial and Native Policies and Responses: Arabia, Syria, and further Afield in Late Antiquity‟

      11:00-11:30 Pierluigi Piovanelli (University of Ottawa), "Le royaume d‟Axoum et ses voisins himyarites, bejas et nubiens au IVe siècle de notre ère‟

      11:30-12:00 Joost Hagen (University of Leipzig), "Letters to Leaders: Seven Documents from Qasr Ibrim‟

      12:00-13:30 Lunch

      Session VI. Church Interactions: The Religious Dimension

      13:30-14:00 Philip Wood (University of Cambridge), "Missionaries and Martyrs in a Time of War: Nestorians and Miaphysites among the Arabs, 560-640 CE‟

      14:00-14:30 George Bevan (Queen‟s University), "The Chalcedonian and Miaphysite Interactions in Egypt, Nubia and beyond: Apocalyptic and the End of Roman Rule‟

      14:30-15:00 tea break

      Session VII. The Aftermath: The Rise of Islam and a Christian Nubia

      15:00-15:30 Stephen Humphreys (University of California at Santa Barbara),  "The Impact of the Arab-Muslim Conquest on Syria and Northern Mesopotamia, 630-775 CE‟

      15:30-16:00 David N. Edwards (University of Leicester), "Creating Christian Nubia – Processes and Events on the Egyptian Frontier‟

      16:00-16:15 Greg Fisher and Jitse Dijkstra, closing remarks

      Welcome and introduction, His Excellency Osamah Al Sanosi Ahmad, Ambassador to Canada of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

      Public lecture, in collaboration with the Archaeological Institute of America, 
      by Laïla Nehmé (CNRS, Paris), "Northwest Arabia after the Fall of the Nabataean Kingdom: New Insights Based on Epigraphic and Archaeological Material‟, University of Ottawa, Desmarais Hall, room 12102

      19:00-20:30 reception and dinner offered by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
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