Appels à communications / Call for Papers

Titre de la conférence / Conference Title : Justice in the Greco-Roman World

Date de la conférence / Date of Conference : March 5-7, 2010

Date limite pour la soumission du résumé / Closing Date for Abstracts : April 15, 2009

De / From :  Kelly Olson

 


 

CALL FOR PAPERS: JUSTICE IN THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD (UNIV. OF WESTERN ONTARIO)

Proposals for individual papers (15-20 minutes) are sought on the subject of Justice in the Greco-Roman World for a three-day colloquium at the University of Western Ontario, March 5th to March 7th, 2010. Specific topics could include: human or divine justice in Greek or Roman epic; the rules, procedures, and institutions of Greek or Roman law; the influence of social norms and political and cultural traditions on law; the function of law in ancient society; punishment in theory and practice; prevalent  attitudes towards capital and corporal punishment; criminal procedure and criminal liability. We  encourage submissions from the various fields which comprise the study of the ancient world (art, literature, history, religion, inscriptions, epigraphy etc.) and solicit papers treating Greek and Roman cultures across a broad range of theoretical perspectives.

Please send a ONE-PAGE abstract electronically to Prof. Kelly Olson at kolson2@uwo.ca, or mail to:

Professor Kelly Olson
Department of Classical Studies
Univ. of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada
N6A 3K7

Due date: APRIL 15th, 2009.

 

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