McGill University Graduate Conference Announcement

History and Classics Graduate Conference Announcement: Beyond the Binary: Revisiting the Local and the Global in the Ancient World


On behalf of the McGill University Graduate students in Classics and Ancient History, we would like to extend an invitation to the graduate students in but not limited to ancient history and classical studies to participate in our conference, entitled Beyond the Binary: Revisiting the Local and the Global in the Ancient World. The conference will run from March 22 to 25, 2017. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker Doctor Julia Kindt, Associate Professor and the Chair of the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Sydney.

This conference incorporates a multitude of disciplines. It invites approaches from Classics, History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Sociology, Linguistics, Religious Studies and many variants in the Sciences. Interested graduate students wishing to participate in this conference may submit an abstract byDecember 15, 2016. In addition, you must also include an academic resume with your submission. 


Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words and all documents must be in PDF format. Topics can include, but are not limited to: 

* Ancient Networks of Connectivity 

* Identity Formation and Ethnicity 

* Local Customs (food, linguistics, traditions, heritage, behaviours) 

* Imperialism and Colonialism 

* Network Formation and Development 

* Local and Syncretic Religions 

* Architecture and Artistic History 

* Gender Relations and Interactions 

* Neighbourhood Interactions 

* Regional Behaviour, Networks and Interactions 

* Trade and Economic Patterns 

Please see the website for additional details and how to submit. “

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