CSMS SYMPOSIUM 2014


SATURDAY, 4 OCTOBER 2014
10:15 am to 1:30 pm

Speaker Order and Times TBD

Kings, Usurpers, and Hostile Takeovers in the Ancient Near East

 Auditorium 108, Koffler House, 569 Spadina Avenue
St. George Campus, University of Toronto


10:15-10:30   Welcome and Introduction
                           Clemens Reichel, President, The Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies

Up for Grabs: Babylonian Kingship During the Iron Age
Paul-Alain Beaulieu, University of Toronto

The Importance of History and Tradition in the Claim to Achaemenid Kingship
Maria Brosius, University of Toronto

Break

The Limits of Kingship in the Seleukid Empire
Boris Chrubasik, University of Toronto

Not-So-Gentle Reminders: the Visual Legacy of Sargon II's Throne Usurpation in Neo-Assyrian Narrative Art
Clemens Reichel, University of Toronto

1:20-1:30        Concluding Remarks

The symposium will be held in Auditorium 108, Koffler House, 569 Spadina Avenue, St. George Campus, University of Toronto,
and will be preceded by the Annual Meeting of The Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies

9:15-9:30            Registration
9:30-10:00         Annual Meeting – Members only
10:15-1:30           Symposium

There is a symposium registration fee of $45 for Members, $50 for Non-members, $10 for Students and $10 for Non-member Students. 

Symposium registration form to be uploaded shortly

 

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