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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Conference at Leiden: Papyri & Social Networks in a Wider Context


29-31 Oktober: Conference 'Papyri & Social Networks in a Wider Context'

            -- PAPYRI IN A CHANGING WORLD --
a yearly conference series (2015-2019) organized by 
the Papyrology+ group of Leiden University
First conference held from 29-31 October 2015:
    Papyri & Social Networks in a Wider Context
                 Preliminary Programme:

          Opening of conference series
Thursday 29 October 2015 (Academy Building, Small Auditorium)
15.30 Opening
15.45 Opening lecture by Prof. Dr. Willy CLARYSSE (Leuven): ‘Papyri in a Changing World’
17.00 Drinks at the Faculty Club
18.30 Dinner
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            Conference: Papyri & Social Networks in a wider context
Friday 30 October 2015 (University Library)
10.00 First keynote lecture by Prof. Dr. Giovanni RUFFINI (New York): ‘Reconsidering Network Analysis: An Evangelist's Skepticism’
11.00 Coffee Break
11.30 Dr. Ewa ZAKRZEWSKA (Amsterdam): ‘Social Network Analysis and historical sociolinguistics: the case of the Coptic Manichaean corpus from Kellis’
12.00 Dr. Froukje HENSTRA (The Hague): ‘The case of Horace Walpole: perks and pitfalls of using historical sources for social network analysis’.
12.45 Lunch
- Walk-in Exhibition of the Papyrus Collection of the Papyrologisch Instituut (University Library)
14.30-17.00 Hands-on workshop Social Network Analysis by Dr. Yanne BROUX (Leuven) and Silke VANBESELAERE, MA (London): ‘From Papyri to Spaghetti Monsters: Networks Al Dente’
17.00 Summary of Today’s Meeting by Prof. Dr. Johannes Preiser-Kapeller
19.00 Dinner
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Saturday 31 October 2015 (University Library)
10.00 Second keynote lecture  by Prof. Dr. Johannes PREISER-KAPELLER (Vienna): ‘What is in a network? Narratives, identities, time, space and complexity’
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Dr. Rens TACOMA (Leiden): (title t.b.a.)
12.00 Bas STILL, MA (Leiden): ‘Social networks of Babylonian priests in Borsippa (c. 620-84 BCE)’
12.45-14.00 Lunch
14.10 Renate DEKKER, MA (Leiden): ‘The rise of a new church hierarchy: the position of Egyptian monk-bishops in ca. 600-630’
14.40 Mattias BRAND, MA (Leiden): ‘Exploring speech patterns in social networks as indicators of religious change: the Manichaean community in late antique Egypt’
15.15-16.00 Closing Session with Summary of Today’s Meeting by Prof. Dr. Giovanni RUFFINI
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           Everybody is invited, attendance is free.
Please register, either for just the opening session on Thursday or for the whole conference, by October 1, 2015 at F.A.J.Hoogendijk@hum.leidenuniv.nl.
 This conference series is funded by the Plug Legacy


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