Symposium: A Celebration of the Work of Martin P. Nilsson

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 -
10:00 to 17:00
Italian School of Archaeology, Parthenonos 14
Event Description: 

A Celebration of the Work of Martin P. Nilsson

10-10.30 Coffee
10.30-10.45 Gunnel Ekroth & Jenny Wallensten: Introduction
10.45-11.30 Jon D. Mikalson: Martin P. Nilsson and the Geschichte, Vol. 1
11.30-11.45 Discussion
11.45-12.30 Eftychia Stavrianopoulou: Hellenistic religion(s): Revisiting Martin P. Nilsson’s Geschichte der griechischen Religion. II: Die hellenistische und römische Zeit
12.30-12.45 Discussion
15.00-15.45 Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge: To be ‘popular’ or not to be… Nilsson’s Greek folk religion and afterwards
15.45-16.00 Discussion
16.00-16.45 Matthew Haysom: Nilsson in the Bronze Age: The place of prehistory in the history of Greek religion
16.45-17.00 Discussion
17.00 Reception at the Swedish Institute

Questions? Contact organizers Jenny Wallensten & Gunnel Ekroth ( or visit