Online Symposium: Emotions and Clinical Communication in Antiquity, Australian Catholic University, 28-30 October 2020

Image: Detail of the Sloane MS 1975, f. 91 v, British Library

This series of papers and discussions analyse ancient patient-doctor exchanges, clinical encounters, and medicalised emotions in a variety of sources.

Date: 28–30 October 2020
Venue: Online via Zoom. Organised and hosted by the Australian Catholic University
Register: To register for Zoom details and full programme, please email Jonathan Zecher (

Download a copy of the event flyer 

28 October 2020
Symposium Discussion
8:00—9:00am Melbourne (ADST)

29 October 2020
Special session in conjunction with the Biblical
and Early Christian Studies Seminar
9:00—10:00am Melbourne (ADST)

30 October 2020
Symposium Discussion
8:00—9:00am Melbourne (ADST)

Participants include

  • Han Baltussen (Adelaide)
  • Michael Champion (ACU)
  • Niki K. Clements (Rice)
  • Andrew T. Crislip (Virginia Commonwealth)
  • Ricardo Julião (Humboldt, Berlin)
  • Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe (Cambridge)
  • Susan B. Mattern (Georgia)
  • Bronwen Neil (Macquarie)
  • Georgia Petridou (Liverpool)
  • Caroline Petit (Warwick)
  • Chiara Thumiger (Kiel)
  • Jonathan Zecher (ACU)

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