CfP: The Material Sides of Marriage: Female goods and women’s economic role in the domestic sphere in Greek, Roman and Byzantine times (Event: 11/2013, Roma); DL: 15.07.2013

Organisation: PD Dr. Sabine R. Huebner; Dr. Ria Berg

Time: 21.-22.11.2013
Venue: Roma, Institutum Romanum Finlandiae („Villa Lante“) Passeggiata del Gianicolo 10, 00165 Roma, Italia
Deadline: 15.07.2013

We propose to study women’s economic role in the domestic sphere focusing on the domestic economy, marriage and family in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine times at a two-day symposium to be held at the Institutum Romanum Finlandiae in Rome, Italy. Themes will include a wide variety of practices that materialize the gendered economies of ancient Mediterranean cultures, from betrothal and dowry practices, material goods in a domestic context, division and maintenance of resources, women’s economic contributions to the household and inheritance and gift giving practices. Read more and Source …

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