School of Arts, Histories and Cultures

CIDRA with Religions and Theology

Newton International Fellowships Masterclass Event

Friday 15th October 2010

Samuel Alexander Building A202

Chair: Professor George Brooke

In attendance: Ms Francine Danaher, Fellowships Administrator, British Academy

12 noon     Welcome

1205-1250   Session 1 Dr Chiara Franceschini, School of Advanced

Studies/Warburg Institute

On the Edges: The Unchristened Dead and their Fate in the Western Tradition


Professor Jeremy Gregory, Professor of the History of Christianity

1250-1330   Sandwich lunch

1330-1415   Session 2 Dr Saskia Roselaar, University of Manchester

Conquest and Integration in the Roman Republic


Professor Philip Alexander, Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Studies

1420-1505   Session 3 Dariusz Gafijczuk, University of Lancaster

The Land of Disquiet

Respondent: Dr Todd Klutz, Senior Lecturer in New Testament Studies

1510-1555   Session 4 Ariel Feldman, University of Manchester

Joshua and His Texts in Second Temple Times

Respondent: Professor George Brooke, Rylands Professor

1555   Conclusion and Tea

(The Newton Fellowship is particularly for non-UK applicants)

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