11 December 2017 Start
11 December 2017 End
Switzerland University of Fribourg, Av. de l'Europe 20, CH-1700 Fribourg


A Good Neighbour is Better than a Far-away Friend

Monday, December 11, 2017

The conference “A Good Neighbour is Better than a Far-away Friend. The Atheno-Boiotian relations from the 6th to the 4th centuries B.C.E.” will take place in Fribourg (Switzerland). It is organized by Roy van Wijk (Université de Fribourg).

09.45 – 10.00                   Roy van Wijk (Université de Fribourg)
Welcome and General introduction

10.00 – 10.45                   Valentina Mussa (Université Paris-Sorbonne – Paris IV)
“Religious life and economic administration of a sanctuary on the borders between Attica and Boeotia: the case of the Amphiareion of Oropos during the 4th century BC”

10.45 – 11.15                   Pause

11.15 – 12.00                   Amber Brüsewitz (Ghent University)
“Good Faith makes good neighbours? The role of shared  religion and culture during the Peloponnesian War”

12.00 – 12.45                   Thierry Lucas (Université Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne)
“La fonction militaire de la frontière : protéger, contrôler, connecter”

12.45 – 14.15                   Lunch

14.15 – 15.00                   Paul Grigsby (Warwick University)
“I against my brother; I and my brother against our cousin; I, my brother and our cousin against the neighbours: the Athenians and   the development of Boiotian identity”

15.00 – 15.45                   Marco Montalto Tentori (Université de Fribourg)
“Inschriftliche Zeugnisse der Schlachten zwischen Athenern und Böotiern vor dem Peloponnesischen Krieg”

15.45 – 16.15                   Pause

16.15 – 17.00                   Roy van Wijk (Université de Fribourg)
“You were always on my mind: A re-appraisal of Boiotia’s place in Athens’ policy and memory”

17.00 – 17.30                   Final Remarks and Discussion

19.00                               Speakers’ Dinner