From social altruism to commercial exchange: Gift giving and the "embedded" economy in the ancient world

From social altruism to commercial exchange:

Gift giving and the "embedded" economy in the ancient world

(Organizers: F. Carlà, M. Gori, D. Reinstein)

23.02.2012

Panel 1: Theoretical Approaches

Chair: Michael Satlow (Providence)

 

9.00 Introduction

9.30 Martin Rössler (Köln), The Gift in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveAnthropologys Endless Enigma

09.55 Marcel Hénaff (San Diego), Is There Such a Thing as a Gift Economy?

10.20 Beate Wagner-Hasel (Hannover), The Birth of the Theory of Gift-Giving

 

10.45 Coffee Break

 

11.15 Michael Haus (Kassel), The Blessings of Giving and ReceivingMichael Walzers Theory of Justice and the Gift Relationship

11.40 David Reinstein (Essex), The Signaling Power of Anonymous Contributions

12.05 Discussion

 

Panel 2: Gift and Exchange in the Bronze Age

Chair: Dirk Wicke (Mainz)

 

14.30 Maja Gori (Heidelberg-Paris), Circulation, Collection and Alienation of Bronze Artefacts in Late Bronze Age Europe. The Hoards Phenomenon as Ritual Gift.

14.55 Louise Steel (Lampeter), Greeting Gifts in Cyprus at the Beginning of the Late Bronze Age

15.20 Luca Peyronel (Milano), The Role of Silver in the Embedded Economies of the Ancient Near East during the Middle and Late Bronze Age: An Archaeological Approach

 

15.45 Coffee Break

 

16.15 Silke Knippschild (Bristol), The Gift in Ancient Diplomacy

16.40 Discussion

 

Panel 3: Gift Giving in the Greek World

Chair: Kai Trampedach (Heidelberg)

 

17.25 Lucio Bertelli (Torino), The Ratio of Gift-Giving in Homeric Poems

17.50 Irene Berti (Heidelberg), Religious Gifts in Ancient Greece

18.15 Discussion

 

19.00 Dinner (at the Academy of Sciences)

 

24.02.2012

Panel 3: Gift Giving in the Greek World (continued)

Chair: Kai Trampedach (Heidelberg)

 

09.00 Lucia Cecchet (Trento-Heidelberg), Gift-giving to the Poor in Ancient Greece: a Form of Social Aid?

09.25 Thomas Blank (Mainz), Philosophy as leitourgía. Sophists, Fees and the Civic Role of paideia

09.50 Discussion

 

Panel 4: Gift Giving in the Roman World

Chair: Marietta Horster (Mainz)

 

10.30 Koenraad Verboven (Gent), Like Bait on a Hook. Ethics, Emics and Etics of Gift-Exchange in the Roman World

 

10.55 Coffee Break

 

11.30 Sabien Colpaert (Bruxelles), Putting theEof Economic in Euergetic: Did Economy have a Role or Place in the Euergetic Practice in the Greek City during the Imperial Period?

11.55 Andreas M. Fleckner (Hamburg), The peculiuma Legal Device for Donations to personae alieno iuri subiectae?

12.20 Marta García Morcillo (Lampeter), Between Reciprocity and Obligation: Donatio sub condicione in Roman Law and Practice

 

14.30 Michael Satlow (Providence), Tithes and Markets in Roman Palestine

14.55 Discussion

 

Panel 5: Late Antiquity and the Christianization of Economy and Society

Chair: Mischa Meier (Tübingen)

 

15.40 Lellia Cracco Ruggini (Torino), The Evolution of Social Altruism in a Changing World: From Pagan to Christian Euergetism

16.05 Carlos Machado (São Paulo), Giving in the Name of God: Roman Aristocrats and the Economic of Salvation

 

16.30 Coffee Break

 

17.00 Filippo Carlà (Mainz), Exchange and the Saints: Gift-Giving and Commerce of Relics

17.25 Luigi Canetti (Bologna), Christian Gift and Gift Exchange from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages

17.50 Discussion

 

Conclusion

18.30 Mischa Meier (Tübingen)

 

 

verantwortlich: Redaktion
Letzte Änderung: 14.12.2011