CFP: ‘Mnemosyne: Forgetting, Remembering, and Rediscovering Classical Antiquity’, Warburg Institute Postgraduate Symposium, deadline 25 November 2022

'Mnemosyne: Forgetting, Remembering, and Rediscovering Classical Antiquity', Warburg Institute Postgraduate Symposium

The Warburg Institute, in collaboration with the Institute of Classical Studies, is hosting its fourth Postgraduate Symposium, Mnemosyne: Forgetting, Remembering, and Rediscovering Classical Antiquity. This is an in-person event for postgraduate students and early-career researchers held in central London.

The Symposium aims to explore the role of memory in the survival of classical culture across the centuries. Themes include:

  • arts and heritage
  • psychological and religious narratives
  • sites of preservation and transmission

We invite papers from the fields of art history, history of ideas, cultural history, psychology and psychoanalysis, and related disciplines.

Call for Papers Deadline: Friday 25 November 2022

Conference dates: Thursday-Friday 4-5 May 2023

Please send paper proposals to mnemosyneconference@gmail.com. You can find more information in the attached flyer and through the symposium website: https://mnemosyneconferenc.wixsite.com/mnemosyne-conference  

Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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