Conference: Exercising Power in Early Empires: A Comparative Perspective
Liu Institute faculty fellows are part of an international symposium on the comparative study of classical empires focusing on Eurasia, comparing China and Rome in particular. Organized by Liang Cai, assistant professor of Chinese intellectual history, and Randolph Ford, visiting assistant professor in the department of classics. Sponsored by the Medieval Institute, the Department of History, the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, and the Henkels Grant program.
Conference program: Program Exercising Power 10 (PDF)
All sessions are open to the public and no registration is required.
October 25, 2018
9:00-10:45 a.m. - Power of Ideas
11:00 a.m.-12:10 p.m. - Power of the Dead
12:30 p.m. - Public Talk
Work, Wealth and Want: A View from Ancient China
Roel Sterckx (Cambridge)
1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
3:00-4:10 p.m. - Power of Narratives and Power of Urban Space
October 26, 2018
9:00-10:45 a.m. - Power of Wealth
11:00 a.m.- 12:45 p.m. - Power of Nomads