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Trees and the anthropocene in Greek and Roman antiquity Workshop followed by the Annual Lecture of the Centre for Ancient Environmental Studies VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED SHORTLY

Morning Session

9.15 – 9.30 Introduction

9.30 – 10.15 Emma Bentley: Dionysus Dendritês: Wood and Carpentry in Greek Tragedy

10.15 – 11.00 Kresimir Vukovic: Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome: Resilience, Deforestation, Interpretations

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 12.15 Andrew Fox: The Death Grove at the Heart of Seneca's Thyestes

12.15 – 13.00 Leila Williamson: Strawberry-tree solastalgia: following the arbutus in Vergil, Rutilius, and Ennodius

13.00 – 14.00 Break

Afternoon Session

14.00 – 14.45 Emily Kneebone: Deforestation in imperial Greek epic

14.45 – 15.30 Matthew Westermayer: Intervention and Mixture: Grafted Trees and Baptismal Practice on Mt. Nebo

Annual Lecture
16.15 – 17.45 Edith Hall: Achilles in green: reading the Iliad in the 21st century (Annual lecture of the Centre for Ancient Environmental Studies)

Follow on drinks will be provided in room S03, in the School of Classics

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