I am writing to you to announce that the full program of the 13th
International Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, organised by the
British Epigraphy society and sponsored by the British Academy and the
Association Internationale d'Epigraphie Grecque et Latine, is now complete
and available on-line at the web- site http://ciegl.csad.ox.ac.uk/
The Congress will take place between 2 and 7 September 2007 in Oxford, at
the University Examination Schools and Christ Church.
Congress Program - Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences
We are delighted with the full program, which will provide a
comprehensive overview of the state of scholarship in Greek and Latin
epigraphy at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
" There will be 14 plenary lectures by leading scholars concerned with
major historical themes in Greek and Latin epigraphy: ancient government,
religion, population and demography, language, and economics.
" Lectures on the roles of information technology, teaching with
inscriptions and the presentation of epigraphic texts in museum collections.
" Plenary sessions will report the progress of the major international
" Plenary meeting of the International Epigraphy Association (AIEGL)
concerning elections and future organisation
" There will be 42 thematic panels containing over 160 presentations.
" Five panels are devoted to the epigraphy of Attica, and two each to the
epigraphy of the Black Sea region, Rome's north-western provinces, Roman
military epigraphy, Greek Christian epigraphy, and instrumentum domesticum.
" Other panels cover the Latin inscriptions from the Balkans, Ephesus,
Greek cult, ancient accounting, customs and tolls, the Roman administration
of Asia, new inscriptions from Greece, memory and identity, and many other
" More than 50 posters have been accepted to date.
The program has been designed to be of interest to ancient historians and
classical scholars in many branches of the subject, not only to epigraphic
Supporting program and activities
" Reception hosted by Oxford University Press
" Musical concert
" Exhibition of epigraphic manuscripts in the Bodleian Library
" Access to the Bodleian and Sackler Classical libraries
" Full conference handbag and pack containing summaries of lectures and
" Displays and discounted sales by leading Classical publishers, including
OUP, CUP, De Gruyter and Blackwell publishing.
Accommodation and Catering
The Congress registration fee is £100. Conference accommodation is
available in Christ Church, Oxford, either on a day -by-day basis or in 6-
or 7-day packages. We should like to urge you to complete your booking
arrangements for the 13th International Congress of Greek and Latin
Epigraphy, 2-8 September 2007. We strongly advise you to complete your
The charges for accommodation Christ Church cover the cost of bed,
breakfast and lunch for each day of the Congress. The cost of this
accommodation, including the meals provided, is cheaper than in Oxford
hotels and guest houses. Accommodation in Christ Church offers outstanding
facilities; please check the college's own web-site,
http://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/ . You will be located in the heart of the
city and will have a guaranteed experience of life in one of Oxford's most
famous and historic colleges.
" Extensive en-suite rooms
" Access to Oxford's 12th century cathedral
" Breakfast and lunch in the hall made famous by the 'Harry Potter' films
" Free access to the Christ Church picture gallery
" Use of computer and internet facilities
Please check these and further details, and complete your registration and
accommodation bookings as soon as possible on the Congress web-site
If you have any questions regarding the booking arrangements, please
contact Jackie Bowman (jackie.bowman AT classics.ox.ac.uk).
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