4.-5. November 2010 – TOPOI – Workshop: E-I Centers and Variable Intensities of Spoliation

Zentren und Konjunkturen der Spoliierung /

Centers and Variable Intensities of Spoliation


Research Group E-I: Knowledge of Ancient Spaces as Processed by the Arts


Topoi Building Mitte
Hannoversche Straße 6
10115 Berlin



Program (PDF)

Thursday, 04. November

morning session chair: Stefan Altekamp
10.00: Welcome
10.15: Introduction
10.30: Le Remploi dans les Monuments de l’Ifriqiya Medievale
Faouzi Mahfoudh, Tunis
11.15: Reuse and Redistribution of Latin Inscriptions on Stone in Post-Roman North Africa
Stefan Altekamp, Berlin

12.00: lunch break

afternoon session chair: Stefan Altekamp
13.30: Pulcherrima Spolia in the Architecture and Urban Space at Tripoli
Simonetta Ciranna, L’Aquila
14. 15: Adding a Layer: Functioning Muslim Shrines at Archaeological Sites in Northwestern Morocco
Eric Ross, Ifrane
15.00: coffee break
15.30: The French Army and the Destruction of Roman Monuments in Algeria:
Sétif, Tebessa, Guelma Michael Greenhalgh, Canberra

Friday, 05. November

morning session I chair: Peter Seiler
9.00: Provenienze e modalità di spogliazione e di reimpiego a Roma tra Tardoantico e Medioevo
Patrizio Pensabene, Roma
9.45: Konjunkturen der Spoliierung in den mittelalterlichen Kirchen Roms
Daniela Mondini, Mendrisio
10.30: Streets in Medieval Rome
Roberto Meneghini, Roma
11.15: coffee break

morning session II chair: Peter Seiler
11.45: Antike Spolien als Baumaterial – Bautechnik und Baulogistik im Rom in der Frühen Neuzeit
Hermann Schlimme, Roma
12.30: Antique Monuments of Rome and their Use as Suppliers of Remnants for the New Construction of St. Peter’s Basilica
Bernhard Fritsch, Berlin

13.15: lunch break

afternoon session chair: Carmen Marcks-Jacobs
15.00: The Dismanteling of the Septizonium as Rational, Utilitarian and Economic Process ? Christine Pappelau, Berlin
15.45: Early Antiquity Collections in Rome
William Stenhouse, New York


Dr. Carmen Marcks-Jacobs
Exzellenzcluster Topoi, Area E-I
Institut für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte
der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
D-10099 Berlin