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Conference on Orient oder Rom?

3 February 2017

Orient oder Rom?
Prehistory, History and Reception of a Historiographical Myth (1880–1930)

Brno, 6-8 February 2017

Monday, 6th February

20.30, Museum of Applied Arts

Robin Cormack (University of London)St Sophia as Feuertempel: Inspiration or Madness?

Tuesday, 7th February

10–17, Hans Belting Library

Ivan Foletti (Masaryk University of Brno) – Introduction

A The Reception of Orient oder Rom?

Francesco Lovino (Institute of Art History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) – East by North-East. L’“Essai sur lextension de lart des Goths de Crimée” by the Baron de Baye.

Elif Kök (Marmara University) – Strzygowski in Turkey

Yuka Kadoi (University of Edinburgh) – Strzygowski, Pope and the Reformulation of Persian Art History Across the Trans-Atlantic World

B The Reception of Orient oder Rom?

Adrien Palladino (Masaryk University of Brno / Université de Fribourg / Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome) – Frankreich oder Rom? Strzygowski’s reception through the “Italo-Gallic School of Early Christian Art

Zuzana Frantová (Masaryk University of Brno) – Ravenna as a Battlefield. Late Antique Monuments between Orientalism and Nationalism

Anna Vyazemtseva (Università dell’Insubria / Institute for History and Theory of Architecture and Urbanism, Moscow) – “Mosca o Roma?”. Soviet Building in Italian Cultural Polemics during the Fascism

William Diebold (Reed College) – Josef Stryzgowski in 1936: The Anglo-American View

Wednesday, 8th February

10–13, Hans Belting Library

C The Heritage of Orient oder Rom? in Central Europe

Robert Born (GWZO Leipzig) – “Histoire de l’Europe au Moyen ÂgeAn Unrealized Historiographical Project of the Interwar Period and the “Orient or Rome” Debate

Marta Filipova (University of Birmingham) – The Czechoslovak Orient oder Rom: A Historiographical and Political Myth

Petra Hečková (University of West Bohemia) – Disquiet in the Camp: Revisionism of Roman attitude to Orient-oder-Rom Issue in Czech Art History

Klára Benešovská (Institute of Art History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) – The Epilogue of the “Orient oder Rom?” Debate. The Forgotten Work of Václav Mencl in the 1970s.

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