Event: Lund University, Transformations in Stone: Archaeological Testimonies to Transitions within and between Religious Traditions in Antiquity, 5 March 2020

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”

10.30–10.55 Coffee

10.55–11.25 Jordan Ryan, Wheaton College: “The Emergence of Christian Commemorative Architecture in Palestine”

11.40–13.00 Lunch

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.

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