Il secolo dei Vandali. Storia di un’integrazione fallita
The event will take place online.
Date: July 12, 2022, 6pm (German time).
Discussion: U. Roberto / J. Arce / R. Selvaggi
Moderation: S. Panzram
Please contact romanislam"AT"uni-hamburg.de to register for the event.
Prof. Dr. Umberto Roberto is Full Professor of Roman History, Dept. of Studi umanistici, at Università degli Studi di Napoli, ‘Federico II’. His research subjects are: Roman imperial history; Late Antiquity; ancient and late antique historiography; early Christianity; the relationship between Romans and the Barbarians. Among his publications, two critical editions: "Ioannis Antiocheni Fragmenta ex Historia chronica" (Berlin-New York, 2005); "Iulius Africanus, Chronographiae, ed. by M. Wallraff with U. Roberto, with a translation by W. Adler" (Berlin-New York, 2007); and the following books: "Le Chronographiae di Sesto Giulio Africano. Storiografia, politica e cristianesimo nell’età dei Severi" (Soveria Mannelli, 2011); "Roma capta. Il sacco della città dai Galli ai Lanzichenecchi" (Roma-Bari, 2012); "Diocleziano (Roma, 2014); "Il nemico indomabile. Roma contro i Germani" (Roma-Bari, 2018); "Il secolo dei Vandali" (Palermo 2020).
Prof. Dr. Javier Arce is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History and Roman Archaeology at the Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3 in France. Among the various positions he has held is the outstanding post of director of the Escuela Española de Historia y Arqueologia in Rome and Research Professor at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas in Madrid. He was one of the coordinators of the European Science Foundation project “The Transformation of the Roman World.” The author of numerous groundbreaking titles about Late Antique history in the Mediterranean has recently published a book on Alaric ("Alarico, 365/370-410 A.D.: la integración frustrada" - Marcial Pons, 2018).
Dr. Rocco Selvaggi is the Academic Coordinator of the RomanIslam Center for Comparative Empire and Transcultural Studies, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and based at the University of Hamburg. His research focuses on the 5th century AD: diplomatic relations between the Western Roman Empire and the Germanic tribes, foreign policy of Suebi and Vandals, communication between the bishops of Rome and the Iberian Peninsula. His recent publications include: "Erfolgreiche Vertragskonzepte oder foedera incerta? Die weströmische Außenpolitik des 5. Jhs. im Spiegel der römisch-germanischen Verträge" (Hamburg 2020); "Iberia Pontificia, vol. VII. Hispania Romana und Visigothica (Regesta Pontificum Romanorum)", with S. Panzram and L. Livorsi (Göttingen, 2022).