Programme Winter Term 2020/2021

All the lectures will take place online on the platform Collaborate. Please use the browser Chrome for full functionality. The link to the event will be shared before the lecture on this website. Attendance is open to anyone interested.

Instructions for Collaborate can be found here.

In case of technical problems before or during the session please send an email to


28 October 2020 5:00 p.m. GMT+1

Ian RUTHERFORD, Hana NAVRATILOVA (University of Reading)
Graffiti and Cultural Memory in Greco-Roman Egypt: The Case of Abydos (Abstract)

Bibliography to the lecture


11 November 2020 5:00 p.m. GMT+1

Annalisa MARZANO (University of Reading)
The Augustan Horticultural Revolution (Abstract)

Access to the lecture


9 December 2020 11:00 a.m. GMT+1 rescheduled to 9:00 a.m. GMT+1

Malcolm CHOAT (Macquarie University, Sydney)
A Forger, his models, methods, and motives: The papyri of Constantine Simonides (Abstract)

Access to the lecture

Video of the presentation and Video of the Q&A-Session


20 January 2021 5:00 p.m. GMT +1

Loreleï VANDERHEYDEN (Universität Heidelberg)
From the Nile to the Danube. A Survey of the Coptic Letters in the Vienna Papyrological Collections (Abstract)

Access to the lecture

Video of the presentation


27 January 2021 5:00 p.m. GMT+1

Francesca CECI (Soprintendenza di Roma Capitale, Musei Capitolini Roma)
Die Stadtgeschichte Roms im Münzbild (Abstract)

Access to the lecture

Video of the presentation

 Download the programme for the Winter Term 2020/2021 (PDF)