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Opening the Ancient World

A Public Academic Virtual Conference

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Theme:

Representations of the Past in Ancient and Modern Times

When:

July 21 & 22, 2024

Where: 

This is a FREE public conference that will be livestreamed

ON THIS PAGE

and on:

SASA's YouTube & Facebook

More partners to be announced!

A chat function will allow you to ask questions wherever we are streaming!

(though questions will be moderated to ensure discussion stays on topic)

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Join Us!
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Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns at conference@saveancientstudies.org.

About the Conference

WENNER-GREN FOUNDATION

Sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation, this year's conference feature live translation in English, Spanish, and Arabic.  We accept submissions in English, Spanish, and Arabic, too!

Apply to Present
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APPLY TO PRESENT

Conference Description

English - Spanish - Arabic

Submit your abstract here

Please contact conference@saveancientstudies.org with any questions.

Call for Papers

English - Spanish - Arabic

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Schedule and Program

Conference Goals

Save Ancient Studies Alliance is planning the second year of our NEW type of conference for ALL Ancient Studies scholars with the following goals:

In the Classroom

1

Present and support excellent scholarship by scholars around the world, who work outside academia, and researchers who have not followed the traditional tenure-track career path.

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2

Foster discussion and action regarding public outreach and scholarly inclusiveness. 

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3

Hold a conference freely available to the public. 

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4

 Continue building a joint community of scholars including both those whose occupations are inside and outside academia.

Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Martha Tepepa Covarrubias

 

M.A. in cultural anthropology from Columbia University, New York

Ph.D. in urban environmental studies from El Colegio de México, Mexico City.

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Laura Castro Royo

 

MA Medieval Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Director online public project  Las Plumas de Simurgh

  (Mesopotamia  and Iran)

PhD Student, School of Art History and School of Modern Languages, University of St Andrews, Scotland

 

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TBD

 

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TBD

 

Sections lower on this page will be updated in the coming months.

Special Sessions RSVP
Conference Goals

JOIN THE DISCUSSION! - TBD
To participate in these Special Sessions, you MUST RSVP.

Special Session 1:

Roundtable on Community Building

Special Session 2:

Storytelling by Inspirational Independent Scholars

Special Session 3:

Workshop on Publishing Forums

Keynote Speakers
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