International conferences planned:

Tampere, autumn 2018

Workshops

28 April 2017 Classical Association conference in University of Kent, Canterbury: Everyday life in Ostia: past and present

Chairs: Arja Karivieri, Katariina Mustakallio

Marja-Leena Hänninen: Oriental cults in the urban landscape of ancient Ostia

Ghislaine van der Ploeg: Display and the city: identities and the Ostian Collegium of the Fabri Tignuarii

Ria Berg: Imported and immigrated -foreign objects and identities in ancient Ostia

Marxiano Melotti: Ostia. A liminal identity between past and present.

3-4 April 2017 Life and Death in Ostia Antica workshop in University of Gothenburg

18-19 October 2016 Ethnicity, Identity, Integration – Ostia, Portus, Rome, workshop in Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, Istituto Svedese di studi classici a Roma.

18.10.2016 Arja Karivieri: Introduzione

Ghislaine van der Ploeg: African and Ostian connections: the case-study of Lucius Caecilius Aemilianus

Marja-Leena Hänninen: Cults of Magna Mater, Attis and Bellona in Ostia – secret sects or loyal members of the civic community?

19.10.2016 Ria Berg: Una riflessione preliminare su status e ruolo degli oggetti importati ad Ostia

20 May 2016 Revisiting cauponae: Material Culture and Social Space in Roman Bars and Inns, workshop in Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, Villa Lante al Gianicolo

6 May 2016 workshop in Canterbury, at the University of Kent