Imperial Presence in Rome in late antiquity (third-sixth centuries AD)

Frankfurt am Main, March 20 – 22, 2015

IG Farben 311

Friday, 20/03/15

4:00 - 4:30 pm:  Registration

4:30 - 6:00 pm:  Welcome and introduction: McEvoy & Moser

Session One: Tetrarchy

Chairperson: Wolfram Brandes (Frankfurt)

Simon Corcoran (London), Maxentius, the Roman tetrarch

7:00 pm:Dinner

Saturday, 21/03/15

9:45-10:45 am: Session Two: Emperors and Senators

Chairperson: Jan Willem Drijvers (Groningen)

Julia Hillner (Sheffield) Maximian, Constantine, and imperial women in Rome (reading of a short paper)

Meaghan McEvoy (Frankfurt), Shadow emperors: Rome in the last decades of the western empire

10:45-11:15 pm: tea/coffee break

11:15-12:00 pm:

Michele Renee Salzman (California), Emperors and senators from Valentinian III through the Early Sixth Century

12:00–1:00 pm: Buffet lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm: Session Four: Written imperial presence

Chairperson: Jan Willem Drijvers (Groningen)

Gavin Kelly (Edinburgh), Imperial visits of the long fourth century and their narrators

2:15 – 3:45 pm: Session Five: Administrative imperial presence

Chairperson: Benet Salway (London)

Caillan Davenport (Brisbane), Rome and the rhythms of imperial life from the Antonines to Constantine

Muriel Moser (Frankfurt), Constans and his prefects in Rome

3:45 – 4:15 pm: tea/coffee break

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Session Six: Evening lecture

Chairperson: Benet Salway (London)

Silvia Orlandi (Rome), Urban prefects and the epigraphic evidence of late-antique Rome

7:00 pm: Dinner

Sunday, 22/03/15

10:00–11:00 am: Session Seven: Material imperial presence

Chairperson: Julia Hillner (Sheffield)

Markus Löx (Munich), The emperor's material presence in lateantique Rome

11:00–11:30 am: tea/coffee

11:30–12:30 pm: Session Eight: Imperial presence and the Christian realm

Chairperson: Hartmut Leppin (Frankfurt)

Michel-Yves Perrin (Paris), Imperial interventions in the life of the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity. A comparative perspective

12:30– 1:00 pm: Concluding remarks and discussion

1:00 pm:Farewell buffet lunch