Journée Vernant / Vernant Day

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Monday, May 6th 2024,

5 pm
Prof. Maria Cecilia D’Ercole (EHESS, Director of the Centre AnHiMA)
Islands of Heroes. The cults of Diomedes and Achilles from the Adriatic to the Pontus (Archaic and Classical Periods)

A wine and cheese reception will follow Prof. D’Ercole’s lecture



Tuesday, May 7th, 9 am

9 am
Louise Detrez (Curator of Antiquities at the National Library of France/EHESS-AnHiMA)
The social and professional network of Edme Antoine Durand (1768-1835)

9:45 am
Karl Berg (Oxford)
Behind the Mask of Imperial Cult: the changing face of African Municipal Flaminates, 2nd-5th centuries AD

10:30 coffee break

11 am
Joshua Werrett (Oxford)
Punishment and Purification: Infernal Motifs in Late Antique Alchemical Literature

11:45 am
Hector Gonzalez Palacios (EHESS/AnHiMA)
New perspectives on transgender asceticism in Early Christianity