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Call for Papers. Imagines V: The Fear and the Fury. Turin, Sept. 2016

Call for papers: International Conference THE FEAR AND THE FURY: ANCIENT VIOLENCE IN MODERN IMAGINATION Imagines V, Università degli Studi di Torino, Turin, September 21st to October 1st 2016. The Fear and the Fury is the fifth international conference organised by the… Continue Reading →

All welcome to IscaPark! Discover the first interactive-game theme park

Join the first role-game theme park ever! On Saturday, November 14, 2015, visitors to Exeter Library will have the chance to visit the UK’s newest theme park (and the first simulated one!), IscaPark. As part of the Being Human Festival,… Continue Reading →

New Imagines Logo!

The new logo aims at integrating in one single design the variety of artistic expressions that shape Imagines. A logo is an image that synthesises a concept. In this case, the challenge was to create a recognising concept that manages… Continue Reading →

Thersites, issue 1: classical reception in the 20th and 21st century

“Thersites. Journal for Transcultural Presences & Diachronic Identities from Antiquity to Date” is a new international online, open access journal dedicated to innovative, transdisciplinary classical studies, with a particular focus in the field of classical receptions, reflecting on Graeco-Roman antiquity… Continue Reading →

New book on the representation of ancient cities in movies

Several members of the Imagines group have contributed to the collective volume Imagining Ancient Cities in Film: From Babylon to Cinecittà, edited by Marta García Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth and Óscar Lapena Marchena (Routledge, London – New York 2015). This volume offers… Continue Reading →

A new article on the reception of the Empress Theodora

  The new collective volume Transkulturelle Dynamiken: Aktanten – Prozesse – Theorien, edited by Jutta Ernst and Florian Freitag (Transcript, Bielefeld 2014) contains an article by the Imagines member Filippo Carlà (University of Exeter) on “Historische Quellen, literarische Erzählungen, phantasievolle… Continue Reading →

Ancient Magic and the Supernatural in the Modern Visual and Performing Arts Released

Ancient Magic and the Supernatural in the Modern Visual and Performing Arts examines the impact of ancient religious, mythological and magical models on modern mentalities and ideologies as expressed in the visual and performing arts. To what extent did mythological… Continue Reading →

New publication by Imagines member

‘Ancient Greek Culture and Myth in the Terra Mítica Theme Park’ by Filippo Carlà and Florian Freitag has been recently published in the Classsical Reception Journal. Ancient Greek Culture and Myth in the Terra Mítica Theme Park analyses the form… Continue Reading →

Programme of Imagines IV Sailing in Troubled Waters

We are very pleased to announce that the updated programme of the IV Imagines Conference: Sailing in Troubled Waters. Antiquity in the Visual and performing Arts (University of Algarve, Faro 1-4 October) is now visible on here. The conference will include… Continue Reading →

Magic and the Supernatural. Forthcoming Imagines III volume

Ancient Magic and the Supernatural in the Modern Visual and Performing Arts examines the impact of ancient religious, mythological and magical models on modern mentalities and ideologies as expressed in the visual and performing arts.  

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