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Thursday, June 24, 2010

gnothi seauton in collegium budapest

Gnothi Seauthon - Classics and Communism
The History of the Studies on Antiquity in the Context of the Local Classical Tradition of the Socialist Countries (1944/45-1989/90)

Conference of the Focus Group
supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation

June 24-26, 2010

Collegium Budapest
Institute for Advanced Study

Szentháromság utca 2
-1014 Budapest
Tel (361) 22 48 300

June 24, Thursday

9.00 Welcome by Andrew Sors, Rector of Collegium Budapest

9.10 Gábor Klaniczay (Budapest): Multiple Antiquities - Multiple Modernities

9.30 György Karsai (Pécs): The Focus Group project on Classics and Communism

10.00 Jerży Axer (Warsaw): The Evolution of Classical Studies in Poland
(1945-1989) and the Polish Philological Society

10.45 Coffee Break

11.00 Zsigmond Ritoók (Budapest) - Slavery and Asian Way of Production
A Theme of Classical Studies in Communist Times in Hungary

11.45 André Hurst (Geneva): The Fondation Hardt’s Politics and the Socialist
Countries’ Classical Philology

12.30 Lunch Break


14.30 Cornelia Isler-Kerényi (Zurich): Károly Kerényi: un émigrant malgré lui
dans la science de l’antiquité européenne

15.10 Alexandru Barnea (Bucharest): Dionisie M.Pippidi (1905-1993), membre
fondateur de la Societatea de Studii Clasice din Romania

15.50 Coffee Break

16.10 Alexander Gavrilov (St. Petersburg): Jacov M. Borovsky (1896-1994)
Great Latinist in the Communist Era

16.40 Jürgen Dummer (Jena): Johannes Irmscher – Klassischer Philologe
und Wissenschaftsmanager im sozialistischen System

17.20 Coffee Break


18.00 Isidor Levin (Berlin): "Divide & impera", versus "Anschluß" an die Sowjet—
bzw. Europa Union, qua ultima ratio

June 25, Friday


9.00 Dmitrij Panchenko (St. Petersburg): Classics and Cultural Resistance
to the Soviet Regime

9.40 Andrii Yasinovskyi (Lviv) : Humanities in an Anti-Human Epoque
The Case of Classics in Ukraine (1945-1991)

10.20 Nijole Juchneviciene (Vilnius): Classical Philology in the Early Soviet
Lithuania: Between the European Tradition and Soviet Reality

11.00 Coffee Break

11.20 Ludmila Buzassyova (Bratislava) – History of Classical Philology in Slovakia
during the Communist Period

11.40 Milena Jovanovič (Belgrade): Les études classiques en Serbie (1944-1989)

12.20 Nikolai Gochev (Sofia) - Classical Studies in Bulgaria 1945-1995:
Methodological Questions

12.40 Lunch Break


14.00 László Borhy (Budapest): Roots of Social Realism in Roman Plebeian Art

14.40 Vesna Girardi-Jurkić (Pula): Classical Studies and Archaeological
Researches in the Context of Political Programme in Croatia, 1945-1990

15.20 Árpád Nagy (Budapest): Palimpsests. The Permanent Exhibition of the
Classical Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

15.40 Cofee Break


16.00 György Karsai (Pécs): The Greek and Roman Dramas on Hungarian Stages
during the socialism (1945-1989) – an overview

16.40 Olga Budaragina (St. Petersburg): Translating Classics in the Soviet Union:
the ABDEM Group

17.20 Péter Hajdu (Budapest): The Interpretation of Classical Literature
in the 1960s and 1970s

June 26, Saturday


10.00 Cristian Gaşpar (Budapest): The Ancients as Fellow-Travellers: The Impact
of Ideology on Greek and Latin Handbooks in Romania (1945-1965)

10.40 László Horváth (Budapest): Classical Philology in the Eötvös Collegium

11.20 Coffee Break

11.40 Barbara Brzuska (Warsaw): Latin in Polish Schools, 1945-1970

12.00 Witold Wolodkiewicz (Warsaw): Study of Roman Law in Socialist Countries

12.40 Lunch Break


14.00 Jozef Moural (Prague): Jan Patočka (1907-77): Scholar and Dissident

14.40 Elżbieta Olechowska (Warsaw): Prof. A. Krawczuk, Classical Philologist,
Ancient Historian, TV Personality, a Communist Minister of Culture
– a Preview

15.20 David Movrin (Ljubljana): The First Time as Tragedy, the Second as Farce:
Revolution and the Classics in the Soviet Union and Slovenia

16.00 Coffee Break

16.20 General Discussion - Conclusions