The Centre for Theology and Religious Studies in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Lund University invites you to join us for a one-day symposium entitled,
Transformations in Stone: Archaeological Testimonies to Transitions within and between Religious Traditions in Antiquity
Lund University, March 5, 2020
Venue: LUX C126 9–12, LUX B152 13–15
Helgonavägen 3, Lund
Moderator: Samuel Rubenson, Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University.
Each lecture is followed by questions (15 min)
The programme is as follows:
9.00–9.30 Elizabeth Fowden, Jesus College, Cambridge: “From Deucalion’s Flood to Abrahamic prayers for rain: approaches to sacred space in Athens”
9.45–10.15 Rina Talgam, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: “From Dura Europos to Huqoq; transitions in Jewish art from the 3rd century CE to the beginning of the 5th century”
10.55–11.25 Jordan Ryan, Wheaton College: “The Emergence of Christian Commemorative Architecture in Palestine”
13.00–13.30 Wally Cirafesi, Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society: “The Byzantinization of Capernaum in the 5th and 6th Centuries”
13.45–14.15 Response by Henrik Gerding, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Lund University
14.15–ca. 15.00 Discussion
Please note: lunch is at participants’ own expense, however coffee will be provided.
Please email Karin.Zetterholm@ctr.lu.se if you wish to participate.