The BA Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies (ACHS), in collaboration with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), and the Archaeological Society of Alexandria (ASA), organizes an international workshop entitled “Funerary Archaeology, Art and Architecture in Hellenistic and Roman Times”.
Lectures will be delivered by a number of esteemed professors of Greek and Roman Studies from Egypt, Greece, Cyprus and France.
The workshop will be held in English. It is free and open for students and specialized researchers.
Themes that will be discussed include issues of wealth display, social, ethnic, and religious identities, the social roles of particular groups of people (e.g. children, women, the elderly, elite or non-elite individuals), and the impact that major historical events may have had on the way individuals or specific groups of individuals treated their dead