Prof. Christian Laesin ja Prof. Marxiano Melottin vierailuluennot 30.10.19

Two guest lectures in connection with the opening of the exhibition Ostia, Gateway to Rome in Tampere, organised in collaboration with The Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR).

Wednesday October 30th, University of Tampere, PinniB 4113, 10 – 12.30

10.15 Prof. Christian Laes (University of Manchester) Inscriptions and Roman social history: encountering ’the common people’

11.30 Prof. Marxiano Melotti (Università degli studi Niccolò Cusano) Between past and present. The liminal identity of Ostia

Christian Laes is an ancient historian, specialized on the childhood, family and disability history:

Marxiano Melotti is a cultural anthropologist, specialized on cultural heritage, tourism, and the use of the past:  the




The guest lecture seminar is organized by History/Faculty of Social Sciences and Trivium – Tampere Centre for Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Tampere University

More information/lisätietoja: Ville Vuolanto


The Ostia exhibition opens on Friday, November 1st: see; information: Marjo Meriluoto-Jaakkola