Report on Archai 2008, Brasília, June 2008

Report on “Archai 2008” and Platonic studies in Brazil A week-long conference entitled “V Seminário Internacional Archai 2008” on the general theme of “The Ancient City” (A Cidade Antiga) was held at the University of Brasília from the 2nd to the 6th June, 2008, and I was kindly invited to give the opening lecture. The conference was supported by the Sociedade Brasileira de Platonistas (institutional member of the IPS) and the Núcleo de Estudos Clássicos, and was organized by Gabriele Cornelli (Professor at the Universidade de Brasilia; President of the SBP and member of the IPS) and his team. I congratulate them on the success of this huge and ambitious conference. In addition to the Brazilian classicists and graduate students, several guest speakers from abroad gave talks: Giovanni Casertano, Franco Trabattoni (both from Italy), Francisco Lisi (from Spain), and Marcelo Boeri (from Chile). I am happy to report that I [...]

2016-11-02T22:57:16+00:00 Categories: Regional reports|Tags: |