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17th International Congress of Christian Archaeology

Program per day: Friday, July 6

Location: Linnaeusgebouw, Heyendaalse Weg 137, University Campus, Nijmegen

 

9:00-10:30                The Balkans I

 

Chair: Dominic Moreau

Lucrezia Spera, Ivan Gargano, and Federico Lizzani, Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana
Il cristianesimo negli agglomerati fortificati secondari di frontiera. Limes danubiano

Irina Adriana Achim, Vasile Pârvan Institute of Archaeology, Bucharest
Monuments chrétiens aux confins de l’Empire: la frontière du Bas-Danube

Andrei Gandila, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Religion and politics: Sixth-century Christianity beyond the Lower Danube frontier

Matteo Braconi, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre
Identità religiosa, rango sociale e tensione oltremondana dell’élite tardoantica in area balcanica. Gli indicatori sociali della decorazione dei monumenti funerari di diritto private

Ivo Topalilov, Shumen University
Contra arianos? On some archaeological evidence from Thrace

Discussion (15 minutes)

 

10:30-11:00              Coffee break

 

11:00-12:15              The Balkans II

 

Chair: Olof Brandt

Krisztina Hudák,  Réka Neményi, and Levente Nagy, University of Pécs
Recent research on Early Christian archaeology in Hungary in the 21st century

Orsolya Heinrich-Tamaska, Universität Leipzig
Between valley and hill: Church and settement during the Late Antiquity in Pannonia and Noricum

Gordana Jeremić, Institute of Archaeology, Belgrade, Serbia
The traces of Early Christianity in Serbia

Discussion (15 minutes)

 

12:15-13:30              Lunch (own expense)

 

13:30-15:00              Pilgrims and Saints Across Borders

 

Chair: Jos Koldeweij

Philippe Pergola and Gabriele Castiglia, Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana
Isole e frontiere: i limites vandalo, bizantino e longobardo in Sardegna, Corsica e nelle Baleari, in rapporto alla topografia Cristiana 

Davide Bianchi, University of Vienna
Local worship on the limes arabicus: Monks and saints between Palaestina and Arabia

Sabrina Pietrobono, Università dell’Aquila
Il Cristianesimo ‘di frontiera’ visto da Roma: santi pellegrini dalle Isole Britanniche in Italia

Carlo dell’Osso, Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana
The spread of Christianity beyond the limes: Soldiers and merchants. Notes from Christian sources

Discussion (15 minutes)

 

15:00-15:30              Tea break

 

15:30- 17:00             Novitates II

 

Chair: Ute Verstegen

Aleksandra Krauze-Kołodziej, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Amphitrite as the goddess queen of the sea on “iconographical frontiers”. The transformation and Christianization of the motif

Anna Paranou, Philipps-Universität Marburg
Auf der Spur der Chrisianisierung Griechenlands

Ljubinka Dzidrova, Archaeological Museum of Macedonia, Skopje
Along the edge – East and West , Stobi – The Metropolitan seat of Provincia Macedonia II at the end of antiquity

Carolyn S. Snively, Gettysburg College
The 6th Century Episcopal Complex of Golemo Gradište, Konjuh, R. Macedonia

Robbin Doppenberg, Utrecht University
Feeding the Late Roman army: An exploration of the diet of Roman soldiers at the frontier of the Roman Empire

Discussion (15 minutes)

 

17:00-17:30              Break

 

17:30-17:45             Award Poster Prize

 

18:00-19:00              Closing keynote lecture

Jaś Elsner, University of Oxford
(De-)Anchoring Early Christian art: Ventures beyond the world of Christian hegemony

 

19:00-19:15              Closing of Congress