From the folks over at Classical Wisdom!
Classical Wisdom’s World-Wide Inaugural: SYMPOSIUM 2020 POWER & POLITICS WITH SPECIAL GUEST AUTHORS AND ACADEMICS
Streaming Live | October 24-25, 2020 (starting 10am Saturday / starting 11am Sunday)
This is your opportunity to join an exclusive online Symposium with some of the greatest thinkers on the ancient worlds.
Immerse yourself in the Classical World for a weekend of wit and wisdom (and wine!) that will return you to the modern world refreshed and inspired by the Ancients.
Join our live streaming conference to partake in inspiring conversation with leading authors and distinguished professors in Ancient History, Philosophy and Mythology. It will begin with a morning of engaging and insightful presentations. Then, each afternoon, you can indulge in the revered Classical Experience of the Symposium: brilliant discussion with the grape of Gods.
We will recreate this unique experience with an online wine tasting and presentation followed by a stirring panel discussion. It will be the most enjoyable, inspiring Symposium dedicated to understanding Power and Politics.
12 SPEAKERS, 1 WEEKEND OF ANCIENT WISDOM
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Saturday October 24, 2020
10am Liz Gloyn | Monsters, Power And Control
11am Neville Morley | Thucydides, Power and Negotiation
12am Lisa Anderson-Zhu | Power and Politics in Art
1:30pm James S Romm | Philosophers, Kings, and Philosopher-kings
2:30pm Michael Fontaine | How to Drink: A Classical Guide toImbibing
3:30pm LIVE: Wine Tasting | Bonner Private Wine Club
4pm LIVE PANEL: How Has the Concept of Power Changed? Liz Gloyn, Neville Morley and James S Romm
Sunday October 25, 2020
11am Adriel M. Trott | How Slavery Threatens the "Political" in Aristotle's Polis
12pm Donald Robertson | Politics and Anger in Marcus Aurelius
1pm Mary Townsend | Power and Pleonexia: The Desire for More
2pm Aaron Smith | Morality and Political Power
3:30pm Mary Naples | The Thesmophoria: Feminine Consciousness in Ancient Greece
4:30pm Massimo Pigliucci | How to be a Stoic when Facing Modern Politics
5:30pm LIVE: Wine Tasting | Bonner Private Wine Club
6pm LIVE PANEL: What Power Does the Individual have in Politics? A.A. Long, Massimo Pigliucci and Donald Robertson
In this episode, we discuss the life, influences, drawbacks, and positives of the Athenian military leader, philosopher, and historian--Xenophon (ca. 430-354 BC)--who was one of Sokrates' more famous pupils; and the post-Peloponnesian war Panhellenic campaign into the heart of the Persian Empire...
In this episode, we discuss the life and death of Sokrates (ca. 470-399 BC), who is widely considered to be the father of western philosophy, with in-depth overviews of Aristophanes' Clouds and Plato's dialogue Euphyro, Apologia, Krito, and Phaido.
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