Mobility, Empire and Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia

Empires and their Elites (7-9.04.2021)

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E pluribus unum or divide et impera? Empires and their Elites

7-9 April 2021 (München)

Organisers:

Michal Biran (HU), Karen Radner (LMU München), Yuri Pines (HU), Johannes Preiser-Kapeller (ÖAW), Jörg Rüpke (Erfurt Universität)

 

Program

April 7, 2021 (Wednesday)

8:30-9:00: Registration at Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung

9:00-9:15: Introductory remarks

 

Panel 1. Early Middle Eastern empires

10:15-11:40 Coffee break

 

Panel 2. Early China

12:40-13:45 Lunch (Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung)

 

Panel 3. Hellenistic and Roman empires

15:45-16:10 Coffee break

  • 16:10-17:10: Clifford Ando (University of Chicago). Elites in Roman empire (II)

 

17:10-18:15: Round Table Discussion: Early empires and their elites: multiplicity of interaction (Chair: Jörg Rüpke)

 

April 8, 2021 (Thursday)

Panel 4. Elites in the Caliphate

11:00-11:20 Coffee break

 

Panel 5. Byzantine and Middle Period China

13:20-14:30 Lunch (Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung)

 

Panel 6. The Steppe Empires

16:30-17:00 Coffee Break

 

Panel 7. Post-Mongol Empires: Russia and Qing

 

April 9, 2021 (Friday)

Panel 8. Post-Mongol Empires: The Muslim World

11:00-11:25 Coffee break

 

11:25-13:00: Round Table Discussion: Elites and Empires: New Perspectives (Chair: Johannes Preiser-Kapeller)

13:00-14:30 Lunch (Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung)