FIEC / CA 2019
15th Congress of the Fédération internationale des associations d'études classiques and the Classical Association annual conference 2019


The posters will be exhibited in the Drama Studio, Institute of Education, for the duration of the Conference.

  • On Sunday 7 July, 1-3 pm, there will be a two-hour session when all poster presenters will be beside their posters in the Drama Studio. Delegates are welcome to discuss content with the presenters and ask questions on the presenters’ work.
  • On Sunday 7 July, 6.30 pm, the De Gruyter Poster Prize will be awarded in Logan Hall, Institute of Education.


Philipp Brockkötter (Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany) Imitatio Augusti. References to the past in the Julio-Claudian Period


Bárbara Cândido (University of Brasilia, Brazil) Translation practice and aural reception: an analysis of Demosthenes’ translations
Tiziana Carboni (Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy)


Libertino patre nati: A research project on social mobility in the Roman Empire (1st-3rd centuries AD)


Martine Diepenbroek (University of Bristol, UK)


From Fire Signals to ADFGX:  A case study in the adaptation of ancient methods of secret communication
Laëtitia Dolne (University of Liège, Belgium) Vocabulary of the archives in the ancient Greek cities


Isadora Costa Fernandes (University of Brasilia, Brazil) Hellenistic Women: a methodological approach
Ezequiel Ferriol (presenting author) and Maria Eugenia Steinberg (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina) Prolegomena to a new critical edition of the fragments of Lucilius’ Satires, with translation and commentaries
Claire Frampton (Visitor Experience Assistant Ashmolean Museum, UK) Contemporary performance of ancient Greek stories and engagement with current perspectives
Maria Serena Funghi (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy) Corpus dei papiri filosofici [CPF], Parte II.1, Adespota


Bruno Galmar (Tunghai University, Taiwan) Translating the Dao De Jing into Latin: a study of translations by pioneering French sinologists
Duncan Keenan-Jones (presenting author – University of Queensland, Australia) and Russell Drysdale (University of Melbourne, Australia) Rainfall and disaster in Ancient Rome


Maria Kirillova (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia) Roman agrimensura in the political context of the Late Roman Republic
Kyo-Sun Koo (King’s College London, UK) The philosopher’s eagerness for the pleasure of learning in the Phaedo
Victoria Leonard (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK) and Sarah Bond (University of Iowa, USA) The representation of women in Ancient History and Classics


Danielle Chagas de Lima (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil) Character descriptions on Tacitus’ works and the notion of uirtus
Victor Malo-Juvera (University of North Carolina, Wilmington, USA) Pedagogical strategies for teaching mythology to High School students and in large University courses


Andrei Markelov (Centre for Classical Studies, The School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia) The Reform of Augustan Senatorial Committee in AD 13


Silvia Orlandi (Università di Roma, Italy) The Association Internationale d’Épigraphie Grecque et Latine (AIEGL) and its role in the field of classical studies
Olga Osipova (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia) Organising the library: Diodorus Siculus on the structure of the Bibliotheke
Matheus Ely C. de L.V. Pessoa (Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil ) Performance in ancient Greek prose: Remarks on the reception of Attic oratory
Maria Savva (Sorbonne Université – Paris IV, France) Corporeal corruption in the Hippocratic Corpus
Philippa Steele, Philip J. Boyes, Robert Crellin, Natalia Elvira Astoreca (University of Cambridge, UK) Script birth and script death: an interdisciplinary investigation




Maria Uvarova (Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUND University) Moscow, Russia) The role of Kabeiroi in the formation of Dionysos’ image in Nonnos’ Dionysiaca


Mariana S. Ventura (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina) Nemesianus, editor vetustissimus of Calpurnius Siculus?
Eugenia Vitello (Università La Sapienza di Roma, Italy) “Storia romana in scuola fascista”: Gramsci, Togliatti and the didactics of Ancient History in Italian schools
Benjamin Wilck (Humboldt University Berlin, Germany) What’s Odd about Euclid’s Definitions of Odd and Even?
Liqiong Yang (Sorbonne Université, France) The notion of disease in Greek and Chinese medicine (2nd century BC – 2nd century AD)
Yana Zabudskaya (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia) Functions of tragic contexts in Plutarch’s Lives