Live Webcast: Research Symposium

Join us on Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7 for a live webcast of the Center for Hellenic Studies Research Symposium. To access the stream, go to rtsp://, viewable with VLC, RealPlayer, or Quicktime.

Have questions for the presenters? Send questions and comments via the online form.

Friday, December 6, 11:00am-12:30pm (EST)

The Lord of the Wings: Political Leadership and the Rhetorical Manipulation of Athenian Law in Aristophanes’ Birds”
Emiliano Buis, Scientific and Technological Research National Council, Argentina

“Socrates in the Market Place”
James Collins, University of Southern California

“Aristotle’s Treatment of Force and Compulsion as Exculpatory Conditions for Moral Responsibility”
Béatrice Lienemann, Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt am Main

Saturday, December 7, 9:30-10:30am (EST)

“The Establishment of the City-States of Eastern Crete from the Archaic to the Roman Period”
Nadia Coutsinas, UMR 7041, CNRS-Paris and CReA-Patrimoine, Université Libre de Bruxelles

“Perceptions of the Barbarian in Ancient Greece and China”
Yang Huang, Fudan University

Saturday, December 7, 11:00am-12:30pm (EST)

“Using Homer for Divination. Homeromanteia in Context”
Raquel Martin-Hernández, Catholic University S. Dámaso, Madrid

“The Second Loss of Troy: Some Thoughts about Strabo, Book 13”
Anca-Cristina Dan, Ecole Normale Supérieure

“The Poetics of Helplessness”
Emily Allen-Hornblower, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey