ICS Ancient History Seminar 2017: Finance in the Greek and Roman worlds

The Institute of Classical Studies, Bloomsbury, runs an annual Ancient History Seminar in the Autumn Term. This year the theme, Finance in the Greek and Roman worlds, will be of particular interest to RNS members, with a number of papers tackling numismatic and monetary themes. Seminar meetings take place on Thursdays at 4:30 in South Block, Senate House, Malet Street, London. Seminar conveners for this season are Philip Kay of the Roman Society and Dominic Rathbone, King’s College London.

Lecture Schedule:

5th October: Jean-Jacques Aubert, Neuchâtel, ‘Law and financing trade’ (Room 349, South Block Senate House)

12th October: Manuela Dal Borgo, Cambridge, ‘Military finance during the Peloponnesian War: state vs household’ (Room 349, South Block Senate House)

19th October: François Lerouxel, Paris-Sorbonne, ‘Loans in kind and loans in cash in Roman Egypt’ (Room 349, South Block Senate House)

9th November: David Lewis, Nottingham, ‘‘Money’ and the supply of slaves in archaic Greece’ (Court Room, South Block Senate House)

23rd November: Sitta von Reden, Freiburg im Breisgau, ‘Currency exchange in the Greek and Hellenistic world’ (Room G35, South Block Senate House)

30th November: David Hollander, Iowa State, ‘Debt relief in the late Republic and early Empire’ (Room 349, South Block Senate House)

7th December: David Johnston, Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh, ‘Law and commercial life of Rome’ (Room G35, South Block Senate House) [Joint event with Roman Law Seminar]

14th December: Michael Crawford, London, ‘Metal and coinage’ (Room G35, South Block Senate House)

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