Tuesday, 6 September 2022

18:00 Get together & Welcome Dinner for the Speakers


Wednesday, 7 September 2022

9:15 Registration & Coffee
9:45 Welcome & Introduction
10:20 Prof. Markham J. Geller (University College London)
Common Sense Anatomy. How Mesopotamians engendered the human body
11:15 Jonny Russell
Variations and continuities in medical concepts: towards a historical contextualisation of Egyptian sry.t and Mesopotamian suālu
12:10 Lunch Break
14:00 Dr. Ulrike Steinert & Judit Garzón Rodríguez
The powers of semen and their conceptualization in ancient Mesopotamian and Egyptian cultures
14:55 Jessica Knebel, Sibel Ousta & David Usieto Cabrera
Fire as an agent of punishment – a universal concept? On the use of fire against individuals in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Byzantium
15:50 Coffee Break
16:05 Dr. Elisabeth Günther (Universität Trier)
Ugly bodies: Humor in Apulian vase-painting
17:00 Christoph Appel & Francisco Gómez Blanco
Gladiators and Tragic Heroes: Exploring and Comparing Semantics and Mediality of Public Violence and Pain in Roman Antiquity
19:30 Conference Dinner


Thursday, 8 September 2022

10:30 Registration & Coffee
10:50 Welcome
11:00 PD Dr. Sara Kipfer (Universität Heidelberg)
Anthropomorphism and Anthropopathism of Nature in the Hebrew Bible and Beyond: Socionatural Entanglements as universals?
12:00 Lunch Break
14:00 Prof. Dr. Tobias Bulang (Universität Heidelberg)
Tierkunde(n) des Mittelalters. Konkurrenz und Interferenz von Naturkonzepten
14:55 Nicky van de Beek & Benny Waszk
Human-animal interactions in the prehistoric Near East and North Africa: Case studies from Göbekli Tepe and Hierakonpolis
15:50 Closing remarks
16:05 Coffee & concluding discussions