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We now aim to put videos of Classical Art Research Centre events online whenever possible. You will find a variety of events and podcasts on this page. Most are also on the University of Oxford Podcasts page and iTunes U.
Many more recordings for our Gandhara Connections project are on our dedicated page.
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Textile Finds from the Rhineland, First to Fourth Centuries AD: Roman Customs and Fashion in the North of the Empire - Dr Petra Linscheid (University of Bonn)26th September 2019Session OneDr Peter Stewart (Director, Classical Art Research Centre)Welcome and IntroductionDr Susanna Harris (University of Glasgow)Textile Wealth of the Archaic Greek Goddesses: A Textile Technology Approach to RepresentationSession TwoDr Stella Spantidaki (Director, ARTEX, Athens)Poikila Himatia: Textile Embellishment in Classical GreeceSession ThreeDr Dimitra Andrianou (National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens)Furniture Textiles in Classical and Hellenistic Interiors of the Mediterranean World Dr Audrey Gouy (Marie Curie Research Fellow, University of Copenhagen/University of Oxford)Figure-Decorated Textiles in Classical Etruscan Art Session FourDr Jónatan Ortiz-Carcía (University of Alcalá)Painting Eternity: Decorated Shrouds from Roman Egypt27th September 2019Session FiveDr Amandine Mérat (Independent Egyptologist and textile specialist)When Graeco-Roman Allegories Meet So-Called Coptic Weavers: The Representation of Gaia and the Four Seasons on 1st Millennium AD Egyptian TextilesSession SixDr Elsa Yvanez (University of Copenhagen)Textile Dimensions: Art, Iconography and Crafts in Late Antique NubiaSession SevenJennifer Moldenhauer (Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, Berlin)Woven Adventures: Depictions of Heroes on Egyptian Textiles from Late Antiquity and the First Centuries of Muslim Rule (This presentation is not available as a podcast.)Dr Regula Schorta (Abegg Foundation, Riggisberg)Late Antique’ Textiles from Central AsiaSession EightDr Peter Stewart (CARC, Oxford)An Extensible Art: Yingpan Man’s Tunic and its Roman Connections
CARC Annual Workshop held 27th-28th September, 2018
27th September 2018Session OneDr Peter Stewart (Director, Classical Art Research Centre)Welcome and IntroductionProf Chris Gosden (University of Oxford)From Celtic to Classical: Contrasting Sensibilities and Styles?Session TwoDr Martin Pitts (University of Exeter)Objects in Graves in S. Britain and N. Gaul, c. 100 BC - AD 100: Genealogy, Connectivity, and the Inter-Artefactual DomainDr John Creighton (Univerisity of Reading)Augustan and Other Classical Imagery in Post-Caesarian Britain - Contested Mechanisms and MeaningsSession ThreeDr Fraser Hunter (National Museums of Scotland) Read by Dr Peter StewartChanging the Past and the Present: Metalwork and the Transformation of Insular and Classical art, 100 BC - AD 400(ish)Prof Miranda Aldhouse-Green (University of Cardiff)Style and Schema in Romano-British Cult IconographySession FourDr Eleri Cousins (University of St Andrews)Movements of Art through Time and Space: Asking Old Questions and Finding Strange AnswersConcluding comments 27th September28th September 2018Session FiveDr Susan Walker ( University of Oxford)Enamelling: The Art of the Barbarians in the OceanSession SixProf Ian Haynes (University of Newcastle)Reshaping Visual Culture: Connected Case Studies from Maryport, CumbriaDr Meg Boulton (University of York)Reflections of Rome and Romanitas in early Anglo-Saxon ArtSession SevenDr Susan Youngs (formerly British Museum)What Past, Which Inheritance in Post-Roman Celtic Art?Prof Robin Fleming (Boston College)Do Things Made in Fifth-Century Britain Have an Ethnicity?Session EightProf Martin Henig (Oxford)Britain, Rome and the Continuity of British Art: 200 BCE to 800 CERound-table discussion and concluding comments 28th September
CARC Annual Workshop held 28th-29th September, 2017
Download workshop programme28th September 2017Session OneDr Peter Stewart (Director, Classical Art Research Centre)Welcome and IntroductionProf Luca Giuliani (Humboldt-Universität, Berlin)Tales and Images of Polyphemus' Blinding: Ways of TransmissionSession TwoProf Katherine Dunbabin (McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario)The Transmission of Scenes from Menander in Graeco-Roman ArtSession ThreeDr. Alexandra Dardenay (Université Toulouse II Jean-Jaures - CNRS)The Migration of the Iconographic Theme of Aeneas in the Roman Occident: Vectors, Actors and ModalitiesMs Alison Pollard (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)The Everyday in the Epic: Extra-Homeric Imagery in Roman Iliadic FriezesSession FourProf Nikolaus Dietrich (Universität Heidelberg)Conceptualizing the Copy without an Original in Roman SculptureProf Bettina Bergmann (Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts)Pictorial Schemes as Bearers of Meaning29th September 2017Session FiveDr Arne Reinhardt (Universität Heidelberg)Transmission and the Replication Chain: The Mechanics of Clay and Plaster-based Reproduction in Graeco-Roman AntiquityDr Peter Stewart (CARC, University of Oxford)The Mysteriously Transmitted Grecian Touch': Hellenistic Art, Roman Sarcophagi, and Gandharan SculptureSession SixDr Will Wootton (King's College London)Response & Concluding Discussion
Prof Marian FeldmanStyle as a Fragment of the Ancient World: A View from the Iron Age Levant and Assyria 8th May, 2017
CARC Annual Workshop held 26th-27th September, 2016
Download workshop programmeDr Peter StewartWelcome and IntroductionDr Helle HochscheidWorking the Makers or Making the Workers? Agency and Status in Athenian SculptureProf Andrew StewartIndividuality and Innovation in Greek Sculpture: A View from the Athenian AgoraProf Peter SchultzCollingwood, Agency, and the Archaeological Imagination: Style as Intention in Late Classical Attic SculptureDr Thomas MannackBeware of Athenians Signing PotsProf François LissarragueTransmission and Transformation of the Visual Repertoire: The Vase-Painter's ChoicesDr Eleni HasakiCraft Apprenticeships and Multi-Craft Competencies in Classical AntiquityDr Alain DuplouyThe Maker's Share in the Making of the Greek CityDr Serafina CuomoThe Foundry Cup
Other Podcasts / Videos
- Research in Classical Archaeology
- Introduction to Art of the Ancient World
- Treasures of Oxford - Athenian Wine Drinking Cup.
- Studying Classical Gems - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014
- The Relief Plaques of Eastern Eurasia and China - The Ordos Bronzes - video by Sir John Boardman
Discussion between Sir John Boardman and Donna Kurtz on the subject of being classical archaeology researchers and academics and some of the challenges and opportunities they face.
Donna Kurtz and Sir John Boardman talk about Sir John's life, his career and experiences as a classical scholar and also the relationship works of art from different cultures around the ancient world have with one another.
Sir John Boardman talks about a wine drinking cup made in Ancient Athens; he also talks about what we can learn from it about Ancient Greek culture and the kind of lifestyle the Greeks had.
Prof Sir John Boardman delivers his lecture on "Studying Classics Gems" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz"