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The Bountiful Sea: Fish processing and consumption in Mediterranean antiquity

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The Bountiful Sea
Dates of Event
6th September 2017 – 8th September 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
6th September 2017

The Bountiful Sea conference will gather archaeologists, scientists, cooks, and classical scholars to discuss new evidence for fish exploitation and new perspectives on the manufacture, transport, and consumption of fish-based products in Mediterranean antiquity.


The Bountiful Sea welcomes posters on all aspects of fishing, fish processing and fish consumption, as well as on related marine industries and inland fish production. The deadline for poster titles and abstracts is 5 May.  Please send these direct to dmylona@hotmail.com.

There are two registration options:

  1. registration for the full 3-day academic and culinary programme: keynote lecture, Roman tasting dinner, academic sessions, fish sauce demonstrations/tastings and evening receptions (Wednesday 6 – Friday 8 September)


  2. registration for only the opening evening keynote lecture and Roman tasting dinner (Wednesday 6 September).

Full 3-day academic and culinary programme (Wednesday 6-Friday 8 September)
External participants - £100.00
Current Oxford student/staff - £72.00
Invited speaker - £72.00

Opening evening only (keynote lecture and Roman tasting dinner, Wednesday 6 September)
All participants - £72.00

Places for the academic programme only (without opening evening events) will be released one month prior to the event (if space remains).