Competition or Collaboration? The Relationship of the Cults of Magna Mater and Egyptian Deities to Local Authorities in Roman Ostia”, Marja-Leena Hänninen, EASR conference, Leuven, 21.9.2017.

A sacred union? Reflections on the function, representation, and meaning of the couple ‘jug/ patera’ in the Roman imperial age, Ria Berg, Objects and Images. Materiality of Lived Religion in the Classical World. (Theme: 6. Interpreting the archaeological record) in the EAA2017 conference “Building Bridges” 30/8- 3/9 Maastricht.

Mystery cults in the urban landscape and society of Ostia, Marja-Leena Hänninen, Departmental Seminar Series, University of Stockholm 16.5.2017.

The Ostian Collegium of the Fabri Tignarii: Status, Display, and Civic Order, Ghislaine van der Ploeg, Departmental Seminar Series, University of Stockholm Sweden, 9 May 2017.

Identity and Emotions in the Funerary Inscriptions of Ostia and Isola Sacra, Ghislaine van der Ploeg, Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, University of Durham U.K., March 2017.

Mysteerikultit Roomassa: erikoistapauksena Ostia, Marja-Leena Hänninen. Tieteiden yö, Helsinki, Tieteen päivät, 12.1.2017. Paneelissa Taikuutta, taikauskoa ja mysteerejä Levantista Kreikkaan ja Roomaan, järjestäjinä Suomen Rooman-, Ateenan- ja Lähi-idän instituutit.

The visual identities of a Roman city, Arja Karivieri. EAUH conference, Reinterpreting cities 13th International Conference on Urban History, University of Helsinki, 25.8.2016.

Parallel or Alternative Identities? Religious Communities of Ostia in the Early Imperial Era, Marja-Leena Hänninen. EASR (European Association for the Study of Religions) Conference, University of Helsinki, 1.7.2016.

The religious identity of freedmen in ancient Rome. Examples from the harbor city of Ostia, Marja-Leena Hänninen. Constructing Identities in Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, 2.3.2016

Living and Dying in the harbor city of Ostia – re-evaluating evidence for a multicultural society, Arja Karivieri and Katariina Mustakallio. Ancient Rome. Eternal topics and recent research: open seminar in the Exhibition Centre WeeGee, Espoo 13.2.2016.

Marja-Leena Hänninen’s presentation on Ostia-project. University of Tampere, Research Centre Trivium’s “harvest festival” 10.12.2015.

Dangerous Strangers or Loyal Alliances? Ostia revisited, Katariina Mustakallio. Empires of Peace, Colloquium organised by Tiedeinstituuttifoorumi, the Academic Forum of the Finnish Institutes Abroad. Hosted by the Finnish Institute at Athens, 20–21 November 2015