Symposium:  Power, Identity and Alexander the Great

Symposium: Power, Identity and Alexander the Great

April 29, 2023 9:30 am

Event Details

Power, Identity and Alexander the Great is a symposium held in conjunction with the end of Nickle Galleries’ exhibition, The Birth of Portraiture: Alexander the Great and His Successors, curated by Marina Fischer.

This two-day event is free and will be of interest to students, faculty, collectors and members of the general public.

PROGRAM: Symposium Program


Susan Taylor, Artist and Engraver  Royal Canadian Mint

David Bergeron, Curator, Bank of Canada

Terence Cheesman, Expert on ancient coins

Carolyn Willekes, Military Historian and Classicist, Mount Royal University

Francois Rufiange, Numismatics Educator

Michael Walsh, Trajan Publishing Corporation owner and publisher of Canadian Coin News


APRIL 29, 2023, 9:30 – 4:30pm followed by a reception, 5:00 – 8:00pm

Free with pre-registration

April 30, 2023, 9:30 – 3:00pm

Free with pre-registration

Organized by Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary in partnership with the Calgary Numismatic Society.

Alexander the Great with ram horns issued by Lysimachos, 3rd century BCE. Private Collection.


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