Permanent Seminar on Ancient Religions

Organising Committee: Tommaso Poggi, Simona Marchesini

Scientific Committee: Alessandro Campus – University of Rome Tor Vergata, Gian Franco Chiai – Université de Limoges, Maria Cruz Gonzáles Rodríguez – Universidad del País Vasco, Simona Marchesini – Alteritas, Paola Palmentola – University of Bari Aldo Moro, Gaby Waxenberger – Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen – LMU München.



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The lectures are however available for streaming on the Alteritas Facebook page and, within a few days, on the YouTube channel.

29.01.2024 at 17.00 – Gian Franco Chiai (Université de Limoges) Phrygian Religion and the Greeks

04.03.2024 at 17.00 – Giovanni Mastronuzzi (University of Salento), Archaeology of Cults in the Messapic Civilisation – Part I

25.03.2024 at 17.00 – Giovanni Mastronuzzi (University of Salento), Archaeology of the Cults in the Messapic Civilisation – Part II

26.04.2024 at 17:00 – Éamonn Ó Carragáin (University College Cork), The Ruthwell Cross in Dumfriesshire

27.05.2024 at 17:00 – Gaby Waxenberger (Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen/LMU München), The Sussex Cross

28.06.2024 at 17:00 – Maria Cruz Gonzáles Rodríguez (Universidad del País Vasco), Cultos locales y religión en la Hispania Céltica: el ejemplo del noroeste

23.09.2024 at 17.00 – Alessandro Campus (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Phoenician Human Sacrifices: Notes on a Problem

25.10.2024 5.00 p.m. – Igor Baglioni, Ilaria Biano, Chiara Crosignani, Presentation with the authors of the two volumes “Fantastic Religions and Where to Find Them

25.11.2024 5.00 p.m. – Don Luca Merlo , The figure of Mary in an interdenominational and interreligious perspective


Friday 16 October 2020, 17:30 (Rome), Zoom

Lorenzo Pérez Yarza ‘Sol y adoraciones en el Occidente Mediterráneo Romano’