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13 January Joel Alden Schlosser (Bryn Mawr)
Herodotus in the Anthropocene – discussion
20 January Paul Demont (Sorbonne)
Winged snakes, hares, lions, vipers... and God: Hdt 3.107-109.
27 January Naoíse Mac Sweeney (Vienna)
Herodotus and ‘The saying is Ahiqar’
3 February Ellen Millender (Reed College)
Herodotus on democracy: a reconsideration
10 February P.J. Rhodes (Durham)
Public decision-making in Herodotus
17 February Charles Chiasson (Texas at Arlington)
Periander and Lycophron (Hdt. 3.150-53) and Sophoclean tragedy
24 February Aaron Hershkowitz (Princeton IAS)
Democratic sentiment and the words for crowds in Herodotus
3 March Matthew Christ (Indiana)
‘Herodotean kings and historical inquiry’ revisited
10 March Nicky Rawnsley (Auckland)
The evidentiary and aesthetic value of physical objects and phenomena in the Egyptian logos of Herodotus
17 March Massimo Giuseppetti (Roma 3)
Herodotus on the ‘female disease’
24 March Emily Greenwood (Yale)
Herodotus, anti-colonialism, diversity, and Black traditions in the modern world