"From Kallias to Kritias: Athens in the Second Half of the 5th Century"
International Conference, 6-8 June 2019

*Our conference will be Livestreamed, please click on the play button bellow to start watching or click HERE.

Edit: Due to copyright issues, the livestream will begin tommorow 7/6 at 10:00 am


DAY I, June 6

7:00-7:15 Opening remarks by the organizers, Jenifer Neils and Olga Palagia

7:15-8:15 Manolis Korres (National Technical University and Academy of Athens), “Classical Architecture in Athens”

8:15-10:15 Reception


DAY II, June 7

Session I, Attic red-figure vases

Chair: Tyler Jo Smith (University of Virginia)

10:00-10:30 Alan Shapiro (Johns Hopkins University), “Nests of Oligarchs on Classical Red-figure Vases”

10:30-11:00 Eurydice Kefalidou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), “The Dioskouroi Between Athens and Sparta Once Again: A New Attic Red-figure Vase with ‘Saltantes Lacaenae’ and the Dioskouroi from Piraeus”

11:00-11:15 Discussion

11:15-11:45 Coffee

11:45-12:15 Amalia Avramidou (Democritus University of Thrace), “Athens and Neapolis in the Fifth Century B.C.: The View from the Parthenos Sanctuary”

12:15-12:45 Angelos Zarkadas (Ephorate of the City of Athens), “Boreas and Oreithyia: The Abduction of a Kanephoros in the Panathenaic Procession”

12:45-1:15 Dyfri Williams (Centre de Recherches en Archéologie et Patrimoine, Free University of Brussels), “An Informed View? Fifth-century Sculptors and Sculptures Through the Eyes of Vase-painters”

1:15-1:45 Discussion


Session II, Sculptures from Athens and Attica

Chair: Carol L. Lawton (Lawrence University)

4:30-5:00 Despina Ignatiadou (National Archaeological Museum), “A Bronze Paw Possibly Connected to the Parapegma of Meton on the Pnyx”

5:00-5:30 Hans R. Goette (German Archaeological Institute, Central Department, and Free University, Berlin), “Two Votive Reliefs of Herakles”

5:30-6:00 Iphigeneia Leventi (University of Thessaly), “New Insights into the Iconography of Attic Votive Reliefs of the Late Fifth Century B.C.”

6:00-6:30 Sascha Kansteiner (State Collection of Ancient Sculpture, Dresden), “Statues of Asklepios Created by Athenian Artists. Written Sources and Copies of a Fifth-century Prototype”

6:30-7:00 Discussion


DAY III, June 8

Session III, The Athenian Agora

Chair: Yannis Lolos (University of Thessaly)

10:00-10:30 Ann Steiner (Franklin & Marshall College), “Civic Spaces and the Classical Ideal: New Evidence from the Tholos in the Athenian Agora”

10:30-11:00 Susan Rotroff (Washington University in St. Louis) and Kathleen M. Lynch (University of Cincinnati), “The Crossroads Enclosure in the Athenian Agora: A Preliminary Report”

11:00-11:30 Andrew Stewart (University of California at Berkeley), “The Sculpture of the Temple of Ares/Athena Pallenis in the Athenian Agora: Research and Retrieval, 2012-2019”

11:30-11:45 Discussion

11:45-12:15 Coffee


Session IV, The Athenian Acropolis

Chair: Aliki Moustaka (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

12:15-12:45 Panos Valavanis, Nikolas Dimakis, Eirene Dimitriadou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), “Managing the Open-air Sacred Space on the Athenian Acropolis”

12:45-1:15 Mark Fullerton (Ohio State University), “Archaism and Autochthony on the Post-Periklean Akropolis”

1:15-1:45 Elisavet Sioumpara (Service for the Restoration of the Acropolis Monuments), “The Area of the Chalkotheke on the Athenian Acropolis during the Second Half of the Fifth Century B.C.”

1:45-2:00 Discussion


Session V, The Parthenon

Chair: Dimitris Plantzos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

4:30-5:00 Raphael Jacob (Acropolis Museum), “Fragments des statues des frontons du Parthénon”

5:00-5:30 Basileia Manidaki (Service for the Restoration of the Acropolis Monuments), “News from the Parthenon Cella: the Question of an Inner Frieze”

5:30-5:45 Discussion

5:45-6:15 Coffee

6:15-6:45 Olga Palagia (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), “South Metopes 13-21 of the Parthenon: Peirithoos’ Wedding?”

6:45-7:15 Jenifer Neils (American School of Classical Studies at Athens), “Kekrops or Erechtheus? Re-reading the West Pediment of the Parthenon”

7:15-7:30 Discussion

7:30-7:45 Closing Remarks