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Saturday, April 26, 2014

CONFERENCE registration: Institutions in villages in Egypt from the early Roman to the Fatimid period

Institutions in villages in Egypt
from the early Roman to the Fatimid period
King’s College London, 3-4 July 2014

To register flow the link
Registration fees include tea/coffee breaks, lunch, and a drinks reception on 3rd July.

Please note that deadline for registration is 13th June 2014.


Thursday 3 July
9:00-9:30 Registration
9:30-9:45 Micaela Langellotti (London) Introduction
9:45-10:30 Mario C. D. Paganini (Copenhagen) Private associations and village life in early Roman Egypt
10:30-11:15 François Lerouxel (Université Paris-Sorbonne) Private banks in villages of Roman Egypt

11:15-11:45 Tea/Coffee Break

11:45-12:30 Andrea Jördens (Heidelberg) Feste und Feierlichkeiten im Hinterland
12:30-13:15 Roberto Mascellari (Florence) Security, legality and police procedures in Roman Egypt: the role of village officials in the submission of complaints

13:15-14:15 Lunch

14:15-15:00 Thomas Kruse (Vienna) The organisation of the state farmers and its role in village administration
15:00-15:45 Maria Nowak (Warsaw) Village or town: Does it matter in legal terms?

15:45-16:15 Tea/Coffee Break

16:15-17:00 Silvia Strassi (Padua) Presbyteroi nell'Egitto romano: i casi di Bakchias e Karanis
17:00-17:45 Micaela Langellotti (London) Record-offices in villages in Roman Egypt

18:00-19:30 Drinks reception

Friday 4 July
9:00-9:45 Lajos Berkes (Heidelberg) Fiscal institution or local community? The village koinon in Late Antiquity (4th–8th centuries)
9:45-10:30 Roberta Mazza (Manchester) Associations (koina) in villages and minor localities of the Apion estate between reality and documentary formulas
10:30-11:15 Gesa Schenke (Oxford) The Monastery of Apa Apollo as landowner and employer

11:15-11:45 Tea/Coffee Break

11:45-12:30 Arietta Papacostantinou (Reading) The lashane and the ‘great men’: secular authority in villages of the Umayyad period
12:30-13:15 Yossef Rapoport (London) Tribal institutions in Ayyubid Fayyum (1243 CE)

13:15-14:15 Lunch

14:15-15:00 Dominic Rathbone (London) Conclusions
15:00 Discussion

For enquiries please contact Micaela Langellotti at micaela.1.langellotti@kcl.ac.uk.