Workshop « The Causes of Conflict in Ancient History and Politics ». Edinburgh

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Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities



Friday 26th May

  • 10-10.30am: Registration

Chair: Carlo Natali (Venezia)

  • 10.30-11.30am: Cristina Viano (CNRS, Paris) and Catherine Darbo-Peschanski (CNRS, Paris):  Eris: une passion politique? / Eris: a political emotion?
  • 11.30-12am: Coffee break
  • 12am-1pm: Mirko Canevaro (Edinburgh), Aristotle, stasis and institutional change in Athenian democracy
  • 1-2pm: Lunch


Chair: Douglas Cairns (Edinburgh)

  • 2-3pm: Andrew Erskine (Edinburgh): Changes of Fortune: Polybius and theTransformation of Greece
  • 3-3.30pm: Coffee break
  • 3.30-4.30pm: Benjamin Gray (Edinburgh), Changing approaches to conflict and reconciliation in later Hellenistic cities
  • 4.30-5.30pm: Nicolas Wiater (St Andrews), Debating causes through history: the controversy about the causes of the Second Punic War from Fabius Pictor to Appian
  • 7.30pm: Dinner at a local restaurant


Organisers : GDRI Aitia / Aitiai - le lien causal dans la pensée antique, Le Centre Léon Robin & The University of Edinburgh, School of History, Classics and Archaeology