We kindly invite specialists and young researchers from various disciplines to take part in the second edition of the interdisciplinary international conference „Echoes of Antiquity” which will take place at The University of Warsaw and The Royal Łazienki Museum in Warsaw, the 15–16th of June 2023. We invite scholars whose research concerns the tradition of ancient art, and the reception of Antiquity in disciplines such as archaeology, history, history of art, cultural studies, literary studies and other related disciplines.
Areas of interest for the 2023 edition include but are not limited to:
• Collections of plaster casts
• Reception of Antiquity in applied arts
• Architecture and urbanism
• Antiquity in modern culture
We are also happy to announce that the proceedings in every panel will be opened by the keynote speeches delivered by recognized specialists from various institutions: prof. Giuseppe Pezzini (University of Oxford), prof. Maria Fabricius Hansen (University of Copenhagen) and Astrid Nielsen (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden). Workshops and a tour of the uncovered historic foundations of the Saxon Palace, which will soon undergo the process of rebuilding, will also be organised for participants of the conference during the two days of the meeting.
The language of the conference is English. Proposals of maximum 300 words must be written in English and submitted via email to no later than 16th of April 2023. The list of accepted presentations will be announced by the end of April.
The conference is organised by The Faculty of Archaeology of the Warsaw University, The Royal Łazienki Museum, Pałac Saski Sp. z o.o. (the company tasked with rebuilding the Saxon Palace in Warsaw), and The University of Warsaw Museum.
Participation in the conference is free and there is no registration fee.
The organising committee will be happy to answer all your questions at