“Defining Violence: Texts and Methodologies”
January 20th, 2017
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
Elizabeth Allen (UC Irvine, English)
Zrinka Stahuljak (UCLA, French and Francophone Studies)
Jonathan Conant (Brown, History)
Piotr Gorecki (UC Riverside, History)
John Christian Laursen (UC Riverside, Political Science)
Dietrich Schotte (Philipps University Marburg)
For the precirculated materials, please click on the paper titles below.
Opening remarks and introductions: 10:00-10:15am
Coffee Break: 11:30-11:45am
Session 2: Violence and Social Order 11:45-1:00 pm
Elizabeth Allen: Narrating Violence, Reclaiming Order: Robert Tresilian in Sanctuary
Jonathan Conant: Violence and Memory in Late Antique North Africa
Session 3: Scaling Violence 2:00- 3:15pm
Piotr Gorecki: Violence in a Local Society: A Distinct Phenomenon?
John Christian Laursen: Quantities of Violence: the moral weighting of numbers of victims in cases of violence
Coffee Break: 3:15-3:30pm
Session 4: 3:30-4:30pm
Roundtable on the question: "Why study premodern violence today?"