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Tyrannical Government and the People

Tyrannical Government and the People

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Published on Wednesday, November 02, 2011 by Claire Ducournau

Summary

Contributions are invited for a panel on « Tyrannical Government and the People », at the Seventh Celtic Classics Conference at L'Universite de Bordeaux III, 5th-8th September 2012.

Announcement

CALL FOR PAPERS:

TYRANNICAL GOVERNMENT AND THE PEOPLE

Cruel oppressors or popular heroes? Distant figureheads or approachable rulers? Exploitative regimes or protectors of the masses? The relationship between tyrannical rulers and the people has been a topic of contention among ancient and modern historians alike. This panel will consider rulers and regimes from archaic Greece to imperial Rome, and across the Mediterranean, to explore the interdependence between tyrannical and autocratic rulers and the people, and the ways in which their interactions influenced political forms and institutions.

Panel to be held at the Seventh Celtic Classics Conference, with, and at, L'Université de Bordeaux III and the Ausonius Institute, Bordeaux, 5th-8th September 2012.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • James McGlew (Rutgers),
  • Ivan Jordovic(University of Novi Sad),
  • Greg Anderson (Ohio State University),
  • Claudia de Oliveira-Gomes (Université François-Rabelais, Tours),
  • Efrem Zambon (Venice).

Please submit proposals

for 40-minute papers, including a title and an abstract of no more than 250 words,

by 15th January 2012 ;

submissions from postgraduate students are also welcome.

Proposals (and all queries) should be sent to Dr Sian Lewis (sl50@st-andrews.ac.uk), School of Classics, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, United Kingdom, KY16 9AL.

The languages of the conference are English and French, and submissions are invited in either language.

Proposals will be considered

by the organizing committee of scholars, and decisions will be communicated by 31st January 2012.

Date(s)

  • Sunday, January 15, 2012

Keywords

  • tyrannie, histoire politique

Contact(s)

  • Dr S. Lewis
    courriel : sl50 [at] st-andrews [dot] ac [dot] uk

Information source

  • Sian Lewis
    courriel : sl50 [at] st-andrews [dot] ac [dot] uk

To cite this announcement

« Tyrannical Government and the People », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, November 02, 2011, https://calenda.org/205858

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