University of South Africa, Pretoria
Date: October 23 - 25, 2008
Greeks, Romans, Africans

Contributions are invited on topics related to the reciprocal relationship
between Africa and the cultures of Greece and Rome. Papers dealing with
ancient authors writing about Africa or with an African connection,
historical and archaeological issues, as well as the reception of the
classical world in Africa are welcomed. While the colloquium focuses on
classical material, we encourage proposals from related fields and of an
interdisciplinary nature.

Papers are limited to 45 minutes. Please submit abstracts of appr. 200
words via e-mail attachment to bosmapr AT unisa.ac.za by 1 September 2008.
The body of your email should include your name, institution, department,
e-mail address, and the title of your paper. If necessary, submissions may
also be sent via post to the following address:

Department of Classics and World Languages
University of South Africa
PO Box 392
0003 UNISA
Republic of South Africa.

Further enquiries relating to the colloquium should be directed to Philip
Bosman at the e-mail and postal addresses given above.