BERLIN

JULY 7–8, 2022

ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
& ANCIENT
SCIENCE WORKSHOP

5th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON

ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY

&

ANCIENT SCIENCE

for Women*, Non-Binary, and LGBTQIA+ Graduate Students

& Early Career Researchers

HUMBOLDT-UNIVERSITÄT ZU BERLIN

ORGANIZED BY

ELENA BELLINI, SİNEM KILIÇ,

and

BENJAMIN WILCK

This is a pre-read workshop. There are no registration fees.

If you would like to attend (in person or online via Zoom),

please send a message to

women.ancient.philosophy@gmail.com in advance.

Thank you.

Berlin

WHEN /

JULY 7-8, 2022

WHERE /

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Thursday, July 7th:
Schönhauser Allee 10-11, Room 316
10119 Berlin

Friday, July 8th:

Unter den Linden 6, Room 1066e
10117 Berlin

ABOUT THE EVENT /

This workshop is organized by the initiative Women* in Ancient Philosophy, and sponsored by the Research Training Group Philosophy, Science and the Sciences at

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Our aim is to provide an opportunity for young scholars

to present and discuss their research in a safe and supportive environment, to share experience and advice, and to make new contacts in their field. Additionally, this event features two plenary talks by distinguished keynote speakers:

Rachana Kamtekar (Cornell University) and

Laurence Totelin (Cardiff University).

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, 7 JULY 2022

(Schönhauser Allee 10-11, Room 316)

PART I: ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY

13:30 - 13:45

ELENA BELLINI (Humboldt-Universität), SİNEM KILIÇ (Freie Universität),

BENJAMIN WILCK (Humboldt-Universität):

Welcome Address & Introduction

13:45 - 14:55

Chair: David Ebrey (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

MATILDE BERTI (Durham University):

Love and Procreative Causality in Empedocles’ Cosmos

Response: ZHIXI WANG (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

— Coffee Break

 

15:20 - 16:30

Chair: Joseph Bjelde (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

MELISSA JONES (University of Cambridge):

Out, Damned Spot! Out, I Say!:

Disgust as a Method of Social and Political Control

in Plato’s Republic and Laws

Response: MARIBEL RAMÍREZ LÓPEZ (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

 

16:30 - 17:40

Chair: Giulia Clabassi (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

CHIARA MARTINI (University of Oxford):

Making Space for Intelligible Matter

(Can the Expression ὕλη νοητή

in Aristotle’s Metaphysics Z and H

Be Read as Extension?)

Response: RONJA HILDEBRANDT (Technische Universität Dortmund)

— Break —

18:00 - 19:15

Chair: Benjamin Wilck (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

KEYNOTE I

RACHANA KAMTEKAR (Cornell University):

Practical Reasoning

and the Currency Metaphor

19:30

Conference Dinner

FRIDAY, 8 JULY 2022

(Unter den Linden 6, Room 1066e)

PART II: ANCIENT SCIENCE

12:30 - 13:40

Chair: Sinem Kılıç (Freie Universität Berlin)

MARION BONNEAU (Sorbonne Université):

Anatomy and Physiology of the Woman

in Hippocratic ‘General Medicine’:

Shared Thought Models

Response: ELIZAVETA SHCHERBAKOVA (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

 

13:40 - 14:50

Chair: Sinem Kılıç (Freie Universität Berlin)

MALINA BUTUROVIĆ (Princeton University):

Galen on Heredity:

Matter and Providentialism in

On the Usefulness of the Parts

Response: PATRICIA MARECHAL (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

— Coffee Break

15:20 - 16:30

Chair: Sinem Kılıç (Freie Universität Berlin)

NORAH WOODCOCK (Princeton University):

Of Mules and Monsters:

Hybridity and Heredity

in Aristotle’s Generation of Animals

Response: RUIZHI MA (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

 

16:30 - 17:40

Chair: Sinem Kılıç (Freie Universität Berlin)

VIVIAN FELDBLYUM (University of Pittsburgh):

Aristotle on Indefinite Phantasia

Response: CJ AMOUR (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

— Break

18:00 - 19:15

Chair: Elena Bellini (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

KEYNOTE II

LAURENCE TOTELIN (Cardiff University):

‘Hard’ and ‘Soft’ Pharmacological Consumers

in the Graeco-Roman World

19:15 - 19:45

Final Discussion / Final Remarks

20:00

Conference Dinner