In cooperation with the Center for Gender and Diversity Research Tübingen
The ancient Greek and modern cliché of Phoenicians is defined by (male) seafarers and traders, even though classical sources now and then explicitly mention Phoenician women (“The Phoenician Women” by Euripides, the foundation of Carthage by Elissa/Dido). This might be the reason why Phoenician women have never played an independent, comprehensive role in research. Yet archaeological, epigraphic and religious studies provide abundant data on the role and status of Phoenician women.
It is the objective of this workshop to bring together various scholars who have already contributed to the research about women in Phoenician society, and to discuss the basic data as well as the methodological and theoretical framework. The workshop is organised as part of a seminar in order to get students involved in current research problems and perspectives.
If you would like to attend, please register via info. @zgd.uni-tuebingen.de
Prof. Dr. Bärbel Morstadt
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Der eintägige interdisziplinäre Workshop "Women in Phoenician Society" am 23. Februar 2017 kann bei regelmäßiger Teilnahme und Übernahme einer Prüfungsleistung als Übung (4LP) für die Module 8.2 oder 9.2 angerechnet werden.
Eine Besprechung hierzu findet am 10.02.2017, 15 Uhr, in Raum 161 ("Diathek") statt.
|09:00 c.t.||Welcome and Introduction|
|09:30||Phoenician Archaeological and Iconographic Sources|
|Helen Dixon (Helsinki)||Beyond the „Woman in the Window“: Reexamining Sources for the Study of Levantine Phoenician Women|
|Bärbel Morstadt (Bochum/Tübingen)||Women in Phoenician burials|
|11:10||Aspects of Phoenician Iconography|
|Adriano Orsingher (Tübingen)||The iconography of Astarte and entangled identities: the contribution of female masks|
|Ida Oggiano (Rome)||Vestire gli ignudi. The appearance of dress in Iron Age Phoenician figurines|
|13:30||Theoretical and Methodological complements|
|Miriam Haidle (Heidelberg)||Goddess, pin-up, symbol of fertility? Venus figurines and the role of women in the European Upper Palaeolithic|
|Bruno Wiedermann (Tübingen)||Woman, gender or interdependent category? Intersectionality as an analytical concept in gender history|
|14:50 - |
Evidence from Phoenician Written Sources
|Paolo Xella (Rome)||Phoenician „Female“: between Heaven and Earth|
|Florian Lippke (Fribourg)||Batnoʿam, ʾImmîʿaschtart, RDN and WDD. Basic aspects of gender in Phoenician epigraphy and beyond|