Posted by: lukelavan | May 4, 2009

Visualising Late Antiquity Workshop 1 Saturday 06/06/09

*Visualising Late Antiquity Workshop 1*

*Law Courts in Late Antiquity*

A one day workshop of the Universities of Kent and London (King’s College)

to be held at King’s College, London on Saturday 6th June.


11.00-11.30 Luke Lavan (Kent) Reconstructing Everyday Life in Late Antiquity: Potential and Problems

11.40-12.40 Luke Lavan (Kent) Visiting the Courts in Late Antiquity: an Overview

14.00-14.40 Sebastian Rascon (Madrid) A Law Court at Complutum: a Virtual Reality Approach

14.40-15.20 Caroline Lawrence A Law Court at Ostia: Acting a ‘Roman Mysteries’ scene for the BBC


16.00-16.30 Jon Conyard (Comitatus) Dressing for Court in Late Antiquity: Experiments in Replica Reconstruction 

16.30-17.00 Caroline Humfress (Birkbeck) Respondant

17.00-17.30 Discussion 

Room details: Council Room (K2.29) , near the chapel, on the first floor of King’s (Strand Campus), the Strand, London, WC2R 2LS.

Entrance is free, though places are limited. To reserve a place please email Michael Mulryan on

Location details: Temple Tube station is closest. For flights try

Cheap UK train tickets can be obtained in advance from Direct trains from Canterbury West on Saturday morning leave at 8.35 or 9.06 and arrive 10.00 and 10.36 respectively, at Charing Cross. The best direct train from Oxford leaves at 9.01, and arrives at 9.59 Paddington. Ask for GroupSave4 tickets to allow four people to travel for the price of two.


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