Multiple Antiquities -- Multiple Modernities

Multiple Antiquities – Multiple Modernities Antiquities and Their Entangled Histories in Nineteenth-century Europe Conference at Collegium Budapest, June 27-30 with the support of the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung MONDAY, 27 JUNE 14.00 Gábor Klaniczay (Budapest) - Introduction 14.15 Michael Werner (Paris) – Entangled histories of Antiquities I. ENTANGLED HISTORIOGRAPHIES OF THE ANTIQUITY: “JEUX DE MIROIR ET ENJEUX” Chaired by Anna Wessely (Budapest) 14.30 Sally Humphreys (Oxford) Multiplicity and structure 15.00 Glenn Most (Pisa) Philhellenism, cosmopolitanism, nationalism 15.30 Coffee break 16.00 Pierre Judet de La Combe (Paris) Why do modern interpreters of classical texts disagree? 16.30 Tibor Frank (Budapest) From Republican to Imperial: The Classical Heritage in American Thought 17.00 Zsigmond Ritoók (Budapest) Classical scholarship in 19th century Hungary. A case study in histoire croisée 19.00 Gábor Csalog (piano) and István Varga (cello) recital of works by Debussy, Beethoven and Schumann 19.45 Reception TUESDAY, 28 JUNE II.CONSTRUCTION AND TRANSGRESSION OF BORDERS BETWEEN DISCIPLINES AND SPACES OF RESEARCH Chaired by Glenn Most (Pisa) 10.00 Patrick Geary (Los Angeles) Classicists and Medievalists refight the Franco-Prussian War: Fustel de Coulanges and Theodor Mommsen 10.30 Bonnie Effros (Binghampton) Contested origins: French and German views of a shared archaeological heritage 11.00 Coffee break 11.30 Svetlana Slapšak (Ljubljana) Quest for Homer(s) between philology, poetry, and ethnography: Appropriations of Antiquity in the 19th c. Balkans 12.00 Johannes Niehoff-Panagiotidis (Budapest) Hellas or Balkan? Antiquity in the discourse of the Greek nation building and the problem of Macedonia 12.30 Éva Kocziszky (Budapest) Herakles an der Donauquelle (Kulturwanderung bei Hölderlin, Fr. Schlegel und K. O. Müller) 13.30 Lunch break III. MULTIPLE USES OF IMBRICATED ANTIQUITIES IN HISTORIOGRAPHY Chaired by Patrick Geary (Los Angeles) 14.30 Effi Gazi (Athens) Reading the Ancients. Remnants of Byzantine controversies in Greek national history 15.00 Paul Stephenson (Dumbarton Oaks) The Byzantine Balkans: the politics of medieval historiography in Southeastern Europe 15.30 Coffee break 16.00 Diana Mishkova (Sofia) Entangled Antiquities, Contested Identities: Ethnogeneses and National Historicities in the Nineteenth-Century Balkans 16.30 Balázs Trencsényi (Budapest) National Characterologies and the Nationalisation of Antiquity in the Nineteenth-Century: A Romanian - Bulgarian - Hungarian comparison WEDNESDAY, 29 JUNE IV. MATERIAL OBJECTS: THE DYNAMICS OF ARCHAEOLOGY Chaired by József Laszlovszky (Budapest) 10.00 Alexandru Niculescu (Bucharest) Disciplinary identity and autonomy at the beginnings of archaeology in Romania 10.30 Daniel Baric (Paris) Illyrian heroes, Roman emperors and Christian martyrs. The construction of a Croatian archaeology between Rome and Vienna, 1815-1918 11.00 Božidar Slapšak (Ljubljana) Objects of memory: intersecting histories and archaeology in South-East Europe 11.30 Coffee break 12.00 Nabila Oulebsir (Poitiers) L'Antiquité revisitée: explorations archéologiques et architecturales françaises en Algérie (XIXe-XXe siècle) 12.30 László Török (Budapest) A periphery on the periphery of the ancient world. The discovery of Nubia in the nineteenth century 13.30 Lunch break V. LITERARY AND ARTISTIC RECONSTRUCTIONS OF ANTIQUITY Chaired by 14.30 Hendrik Birus (München) Goethe and Homer 15.00 György Karsai (Budapest) Medeia interpretations 15.30 Coffee break 16.00 Jerzy Axer (Warsaw) Adam Mickiewicz and classical philology. Re-shaping the European classical tradition 16. 30 Maria Kalinowska (Warsaw-Toruń) The myth of Sparta in Juliusz Słowacki and Cyprian Norwid's dramas: Romantic reinterpretation of Greek heritage - the Polish variant THURSDAY, 30 JUNE VI. SOCIAL DIFFUSION: ELITE AND POPULAR CULTURE Chaired by Aziz al Azmeh (Budapest-Beirut) 9.00 Michael Werner (Paris) The Nationalization of classisicm. The Goethe-Schiller-Archiv Weimar as a temple of German Bildungsbürgertum in the second half of the 19th century. 9.30 Chryssanthi Avlami (Paris) Bibliotheca Academica Translationum: traductions et circulation des savoirs gréco-romains dans l'Europe des XVIIIe et XIXe siècles 10.00 Ottó Gecser (Budapest) Classical rhetoric between public education and the education of the public in nineteenth-century Hungary 10.30 Coffee break VII. ALTERNATIVES TO ANTIQUITY Chaired by Jan Bažant (Prague) 11.00 Aziz al Azmeh (Budapest-Beirut) The Orient’s obtuse Antiquity 11.30 Mónika Baár (Budapest) Archaic myths of origin in Central Europe (Poland, Lithuania, Bohemia, Romania and Hungary) 12.00 Gábor Klaniczay (Budapest) Huns, Scythians and Magyars 12.30 Tamás Hofer (Budapest) In search for the Hungarians’ oriental antiquity in music 13.30 Lunch break 14.30 – 16.00 Concluding discussion