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Two talks by Prof. Sitta von Reden, Historian of Ancient Greece, University of Freiburg, Germany. She is author of Exchange in Ancient Greece (1995); Money in Ptolemaic Egypt (2007) and Money in Class Programme :    Two talks by Prof. Sitta von Reden, Historian of Ancient Greece, University of Freiburg, Germany. She is author of Exchange in Ancient Greece (1995); Money in Ptolemaic Egypt (2007) and Money in Class
Venue Name: CONFERENCE ROOM I
Start Date: 15 Feb 2018
End Date: 16 Feb 2018
Start Time: 18:30
Category Name : TALKS
 
 
Two talks by Prof. Sitta von Reden, Historian of Ancient Greece, University of Freiburg, Germany. She is author of Exchange in Ancient Greece (1995); Money in Ptolemaic Egypt (2007) and Money in Classical Antiquity (2010)
 
On 15 February at 18:30 in Conference Room I 
Alexander the Great in India: Towards a Transcultural Understanding of Cultural Encounter 
Alexander’s campaigns in India and the ethno-geographical literature that ensued tend to serve as treasure troves for Greek perceptions of cultural difference and otherness in the Hellenistic period. However, recent debates in the wider context of globalization theory have made us rethink cultural entities and the idea of their clash or encounter
 
Chair: Prof. Anil Bhatti, Professor Emeritus, Jawaharlal Nehru University
 

On 16 February at 18:30 in Conference Room I
Comparing European and Indian Empires in Antiquity: How, What and Why
Speaker: Prof. Sitta von Reden
Chairperson: Prof. Anil Bhatti
 
The Roman Empire stands out as the archetypal great empire. Not only has it been most influential in the formation and ideology of European and Western world empires, but it has also profoundly shaped academic and public debates on the nature of empires, and how and why they developed. This lecture aims to broaden the perspective by discussing patterns of Mediterranean empire formation in the local context of academic research
 

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