The Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly organizes an international colloquium on the spectacle in antiquity, a field of research with diachronic impact and wide socio-political dimensions. The colloquium will address aspects of the spectacle, its administration and use from the prehistoric period to late-antiquity, through texts, material remains, iconography and music.

We are planning three sessions which will focus on the following broad issues:

In the context of this colloquium, we are planning a concert with original compositions based on ancient poetry and musical scores.