The Department of Ancient Studies at Stellenbosch University is pleased to announce their research seminar for the first term of 2024. Seminars happen in hybrid format at 17:00 (SAST) on Tuesdays: in-person in Arts 332 (Arts and Social Sciences Building, cnr Ryneveld and Merriman in Stellenbosch), and online via Microsoft Teams. All are welcome, in either format. The programme for the term is below, and we look forward to hearing Jessica Nitschke speak to us about Phoenician women’s clothing!

Stellenbosch Ancient Studies Research Seminar Term 1 2024: Programme

20 February
Jessica Nitschke (Stellenbosch)
‘What did Phoenician Women Wear? Problems of Dress and Representation in Phoenician Visual Culture’

5 March
Samantha Masters (Stellenbosch)
‘Venus’, the Graces, and the Furies: the reception of classical themes and forms in African contemporary art

19 March
Herbert Niehr (Tübingen)
‘The Phoenician Royal Inscriptions from Byblos: A Conspectus’