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Meeting Program Units

2015 International Meeting

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Meeting Begins7/20/2015
Meeting Ends7/24/2015

Call for Papers Opens: 10/29/2014
Call for Papers Closes: 2/25/2015

Requirements for Participation

Healthcare and Disability in the Ancient World


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The unit plans to have three sessions at the 2015 meeting. 1) A session focusing on the use of metaphor in texts relating to health and/or disability in the ancient world. 2) A joint session with the program unit Families and Children of the Ancient World focusing on issues concerning family and health including but not limited to the care of the ill or disabled children, disability and gender roles, and geriatric illness/health care. 3) An open session, welcoming paper proposals on any aspect of the study of health and disability related to the ancient Near East and Greco-Roman worlds.

Program Unit Chairs

Laura M. Zucconi

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