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HARN/Swedish Institute in Rome Conference Timetable

September 16, 2016

20th  October


8.45 am. Welcome by Kristian Göransson, Director of the Swedish Institute


9.15 – 10.55 – Session 1

Histories of Etruscology: The Etruscan Race

Maurizio Harari (Università di Pavia) – Ethnicity and Politics: an Etruscan backstory of the 16th century.

Marie-Laurence Haack (Université de Picardie) – From Race to Soul: Etruscan people in Italian anthropology in the second half of the 19th and at the beginning of the 20th centuries.

Robinson Peter Krämer (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn) – Race and Society. Archaeological interpretations of Etruscan and Roman societies during the National Socialism and Fascism.

Raffaella Da Vela (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn) – Race and Peoples. Migrations in Etruria: from clash of races to meeting between cultures.


 10.55 – 11.15 – Coffee Break


 11.15 – 12.30 – Session 2

Massimo Tarantini (Soprintendenza Archeologia Belle Arti e Paesaggio – Siena) and Alessandro Guidi (Università di Roma Tre) – The Emergence of Stratigraphical Archaeology in Mediterranean Europe: The Italian case-study (1900-1950).

Meira Gold (University of Cambridge) – “Between plundering and scientific work”: Documenting and visualizing Tell el-Yahudiyeh, c. 1905.

Turgut Saner & Gizem Mater (Istanbul Technical University) – Two Approaches to Archaeological Depiction Represented on Larisaean Architectural Terracotta Plates.


 12.30 – 14.30 – Lunch


 14.30 – 15.45 Session – 3

Frederika Tevebring (Northwestern University) – The Real and the Ideal: Reconsidering excavation and display in Germany around 1900.

Andrea Guaglianone (Università di Venezia “Ca’ Foscari”) – The Porticus Minuciae Problem in the Light of the Excavation Journals of Giuseppe Marchetti Longhi and Guglielmo Gatti: A new reading.

Susan Dixon (La Salle University) – Rodolfo Lanciani’s Selling of Ancient Rome to the United States, 1887-1927.


15.45 – 16.00 – Coffee


16.00 – 16.50 – Session 4

Elena Cagiano de Azevedo (Istituto Nazionale di Archeologia e Storia dell’Arte, Rome) – Evan Gorga: An outsider among modern collectors?

Kathleen Sheppard (Missouri University of Science and Technology) – Baedeker’s Archaeology: A historical tourist in Alexandria.


16.50 – 18.30 – Session 5

Women archaeologists and women in archaeology: between visibility and invisibility

Ana Cristina Martins (New University of Lisbon) – The (in)visible world of Classical archaeology in Portugal.

Raffaella Bucolo (Università di Roma “Sapienza”) – Margarete Gütschow’s Photographic Collection.

Apen Ruiz (Universitat de Barcelona) – Female Archaeologists Entering the Field: reflections about women archaeologists working in the Greco-Roman world.

Julia Roberts (UCLan) Dressing the Part: British women archaeologists in the first half of the twentieth century.


 21st October


9.00 – 10.40 Session – 6

Testimonies and protagonists in the urban transformation of the Campus Martius during the inter-war period

Elisabetta Carnabuci (Sovrintendenza Capitolina, Rome) – The Interventions of the Fascist Governatorato in the Mausoleum of Augustus.

Monica Ceci (Sovrintendenza Capitolina, Rome) – Giuseppe Marchetti Longhi: An unconventional voice.

Alessandra Gobbi (Sovrintendenza Capitolina, Rome) – Agreements, Delays and Solutions. The correspondence concerning Domitian’s Stadium during the Fascist Governatorato.

Stefania Pergola (Sovrintendenza Capitolina, Rome) – The Continuous Archaeological Discoveries in the Area of the Theatre of Marcellus: Interventions in balance between emergency and safeguarding.


10.40 – 10.55 – Coffee


 10.55 – 12.35 – Session 7

Marion Bolder-Boos (Teknische Universität Darmstadt) – The Greeks Brought Culture, the Phoenicians Brought … Stuff? – Phoenician archaeology in late 19th and early 20th century German scholarship.

Francisco Gracia-Alonso (Universitat de Barcelona) and Gloria Munilla (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) – The Protection of Archaeological Sites with Ideological Value During the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). The case of Ampurias.

Athena Hadji (Bilkent University, Ankara) – “studiosi delle antichissime civiltà dell’ Egeo”: A brief history of Italian archaeology in the Dodecanese (1912-1945). Preliminary results of archival research.

Luigi Cicala (Università di Napoli “Federico II”) – Archaeology in the Fascist Period at Elea-Velia: men, ideas, methodologies. (TBC)


12.35 – 14.30 Lunch


14.30 – 16.10 – Session 8

James Snead (University of California at Northridge) – “Treasures of Primitive Empires Revealed”: Classical models for American archaeology, 1900-1920.

Frederick Whitling (European University Institute) – The Prince and Asine. Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden and the organisation of excavations at Asine, 1920–1922.

Kristian Göransson (Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome) – The Swedish Cyprus Expedition 1927–1931.

Mustafa Kemal Baran (Koç University, Istanbul)An Anatolian Story: The establishment of Classical Archaeology in Turkey.


16.10 – 16.30 Coffee


16.30 – 17.50 – Session 9

Vladimir Mihajlovic (Institute for Balkan Studies, Belgrade) – Dual Periphery: Roman heritage in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Austro-Hungarian rule.

Csaba Szabó (Max Weber-Kolleg, Erfurt) – Beyond Boundaries: The archaeology of Roman Dacia in the period of 1900-1945.

Margarita Diaz-Andreu & Francisco Sánchez Salas (Universitat de Barcelona) – Roman Archaeology in Spain 1900-1936/39.


17.50 – 18.00 – Concluding remarks.


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