International colloquium, in Athens, on modern responses to Greek material culture in various cultural practices. Presented with support from the IGRCT, in collaboration with the Ecole Française d’Athènes, the Institut Français, and the British School at Athens.
Organisers: Nicoletta Momigliano and Alexandre Farnoux.
Participants (Speakers and Chairs/Discussants): Semele Assinder; Vinzenz Brinkmann; Jens Daehener; Katherine Harloe; Miltiades Hatzopoulos; Ian Jenkins; Richard Jenkins; Lena Lambrinou; Artemis Leontis; Fiona Macintosh; Cathy Morgan; Pantelis Michelakis; Dimitris Plantzos; Charlotte Ribeyrol; Frank Salmon; Eleni Sikelianos; David Watkin; Martin M. Winkler; Eleana Yalouri.
Thursday 16 October, École Française d’Athènes.
19.00 Welcome by A. Farnoux and N. Momigliano
19.30 Ian Jenkins: ‘Zeus in London and Paris’.
20.00 Welcoming reception
Friday 17 October 2014, École Française d’Athènes
Session 1: At the origins of ‘Hellenomania’ (Chairs: Ian Jenkins and Cathy Morgan)
9.30. Fiona Macintosh (University of Oxford): Modern Stage design and Greek Antiquity: Inigo Jones and his Greek models
10.15. Katherine Harloe (University of Reading): Winckel-mania.
11.00. Coffee break
Session 2: Greek revivals from the Enlightenment to modernism (Chairs: Alexandre Farnoux and Miltiades Haztopoulos)
11.30. Frank Salmon (University of Cambridge): The real and the Ideal in British Hellenomania, 1751-1851.
12.15. Richard Jenkyns (University of Oxford): Literary responses to Greek architecture (final title to be confirmed)
13.00. Lena Lambrinou (Greek Ministry of Culture): The Parthenon from the Greek Revival to Modern Architecture.
13.45-16. Lunch break
Session 2 (continued) (Chairs: N. Momigliano + Cathy Morgan)
16.00. Jens Daenher (Getty): Mediating Greek Art for the Avant-Garde
16.45. David Watkin (University of Cambridge): The Greek spirit- current architecture and sculpture in England.
17.30. Tea break
18-19.30. NOTA BENE = this will take place at the Galliko Instituto (next door to École française d’Athènes)
Pantelis Mikelakis (University of Bristol) and Minas Alexiadis (piano). Showing of silent films accompanied by live music. This event is open also to the general public.
Saturday 18 October, École française d’Athènes
Session 3: Greek antiquity and the modern self (Chairs: E. Yalouri and D. Plantzos)
9.30. Pantelis Michelakis (University of Bristol): ‘Grecian’ Dance and the transformations of corporeality in the age of moving images
10.15. Artemis Leontis (University of Michigan): Performing a modern self in Greek dress
11. Coffee break
11.30. Eleni Sikelianos (University of Denver): Title to be confirmed
12.15: Martin Winkler (George Mason University): Aphroditê kinêmatographikê – the varieties and vicissitudes of Venus
13.00. Semele Assinder (British School at Athens): The record of events is written into the earth – travel writing and archaeology in 1939.
13.45-16: Lunch break
Session 4. Responses to Greek colours (Chairs: Ian Jenkins and Alexandre Farnoux)
16.00. Charlotte Ribeyrol (Université de Paris-Sorbonne): From Galatea to Tanagra : the controversial colours of Victorian nudes
16.45. Vinzenz Brinkmann (Liebieghaus, Frankfurt): Greek Art and colour (Final title TBC)
17.30. Tea break
18.00-19.30. General discussion + End of Colloqium/Table Ronde.