Saturday 7th June 2014, Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly
We are pleased to announce the Visualisation of the Late Antique City conference 2014, which presents the results of the Leverhulme-funded research project by the University of Kent. The conference will explore all aspects of the urban experience in Mediterranean cities AD 300 – 600, including architecture, behaviour, costume, and material culture.
Admission is GBP 20 (GBP 10 for students and OAPs). All welcome.
Please contact Jo Stoner (email@example.com) by the Saturday 25th May 2014 to reserve a place.
09.45-10.00 Ellen Swift – Visualising the late antique city.
10.00-10.30 Luke Lavan – Streets in late antiquity: form and function.
10.30-11.00 Nikos Karydis – New approaches to the architectural reconstruction of churches.
11.00-11.30 Joe Williams – Object groups in ecclesiastical space.
11.30-12.00 Solinda Kamani – Architecture and decoration of modest houses.
12.00-12.30 Jo Stoner – Domestic material culture: function to cultural meaning.
13.30-14.00 Aoife Fitzgerald – Architecture and decoration of colonnaded shops.
14.00-14.30 Joe Williams – Commercial object groups: production, storage and sale.
14.30-15.00 Tayfun Oner – Visualising Constantinople: recent work.
15.00-15.30 Faith Morgan – Manufacture, wear and repair of late antique garments, with a fashion show of historic costumes produced for the event.
From Research to Art
15.45-16.00 Ellen Swift – Artefact studies to everyday life: spoons and late antique dining habits
16.00-16.15 Will Foster – Drawing architecture, objects and dress.
16.15-16.45 Luke Lavan – Late Roman Ostia: urban life in AD 387, as seen by St Augustine.