This series of talks focuses on Plato and his legacy with emphasis on the concepts of time, motion and soul. Invited speakers are junior scholars who successfully applied for a visiting period at PROTEUS and will present their ongoing and past research papers.

All talks will be held online via Teams at 3pm. To register, please send an email to


Virtue and Psychic Motion in Plato’s Republic.
17 November 2020 – Eduardo Saldaña (Geneva)

What Time is Not: εἰκών and ἀριθμός in Plato’s Account of Time in the Timaeus (37d5–7) and the Platonic Tradition
1 December 2020 -Thomas Seissl (Vienna)

The Eternity is Eternal: Self-Predication in Plato’s Timaeus.
15 December 2020 – Celso Vieira (UFMG Brazil):