The L'Orange annual lecture
An annual lecture is held in memory of Hans Peter L'Orange, the founder of the Institute of Rome. A renowned international researcher is invited to lecture in Rome. The lecture is open to everyone.
05.09.2021 Dr. Nino Zchomelidse (John Hopkins University, Baltimore)
"Rome and the aesthetics of illusion: the Privilegium Ottonianum and the Marriage Charter of Empress Theophanu"
23.06.21 Prof. Dr. Ulrich Pfisterer. (Director Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte München) "Raphael and the Cornucopia of Antiquity".
The lecture was postponed from 18.11.20 to June 2021 due to the COVID epidemic.
Prof. Kristian Kristiansen (University of Gothenburg):
"Towards a New European prehistory: genes, archaeology and language".
Prof. Rubina Raja (University of Århus):
"From Palmyra to Rome and back again: Palmyrene portraiture and their narrative"
Prof. Jonathan M. Hall (University of Chicago):
"The archaeology of the individual in the ancient Mediterranean world"
Prof. Andrew Wallace-Hadrill (University of Cambridge):
"Imperial Rome - a city of immigrants?"
Prof. Jane Tylus (New York University):
Prof. Kimberley Bowes (University of Pennsylvania):
"How poor were the Roman poor? An examination of rural poverty."
Prof. Eve D'Ambra (Vassar College, New York):
"The elite and mass appeal of Roman imperial female portraiture - the case of Vibia Sabina"
Prof. James E. Packer (Northwestern University):
"The Theater of Pompey in Rome - the archeological evidence, the architecture, the decline and destruction"
Prof. Jas' Elsner (Corpus Cristi College, Oxford):
"Closure and Penetration: Reflections on the Pola Casket"
Prof. Paul Zanker (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa):
"L’Arco di Costantino: Un Monumento del Senato Romano"
Prof. Richard Brilliant:
"Late Antiquity - a protean term"
Prof. Christine Kondoleon (Museum of Fine Arts Boston):
"New mosaics from Boston - the gathering of roses and the celebration of wealth and pleasure"
Prof. Barbro Santillo Frizell (Det svenske institutt i Roma):
"Via Tiburtina, landscape and memory
Prof. Rasmus Brandt (Det norske institutt I Roma):
"Private and public in the sphere of the ancient city"
Prof. Emilio Marin:
"Il Museo Archeologico di Split"
No lecture was held.
Prof. Patrizio Pensabene (Universitá La Sapienza Roma):
"L'Arco di Costantino: tra continuità e rottura"
Xenia Muratova (Université de Rennes II):
"Il tema della creazione nell'arte e nel pensiero del XII secolo"
Carlo Bertelli (Universitá di Milano):
"Roma dopo Costantino"
Valentino Pace (Universitá degli studi di Udine):
"Tradizione e rivalitá. Aspetti dell'arte romana alle soglie del primo giubileo"
Eric Hostetter (University of Illinois at Urbana-Chanpaign):
"Betwixt and between - a search for identity on the NE slope of the Palatine"
Giorgos e Theodoros Spyropoulos (Riksantikvaren i Tripolis, Hellas):
"The villa of Herodes Atticus at Eva in Arcadia"