Byzantine Studies Conference Proposals Vancouver

Propose a session for the upcoming BSC in Vancouver this fall (November 6-9, 2014), and, with ICMA sponsorship, be able to pay travel expenses for your speakers, even if they come from abroad! Thanks to the generosity of the Kress Foundation, the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA: medievalart.org) is able to provide travel and hotelContinue reading “Byzantine Studies Conference Proposals Vancouver”

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON LATE MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE CYPRUS Location: Council Room King’s building Strand campus, King’s College When: 28/02/2014 (10:00-18:00) Contact This event is open to everyone and free to attend. Registration is not required. Please direct enquiries to Thomas Kaffenberger or Tassos Papacostas. A Graduate workshop on History and Visual Culture. The complex society of late medieval CyprusContinue reading

47th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies: The Emperor in the Byzantine World

 Cardiff University, 25-27 April 2014 Programme Friday 25th April 2.00-3.00 Registration, John Percival Building, Café (Ground Floor) 3.00-3.15: Welcome and Introduction (John Percival Building, Lecture Theatre 2.01) 3.15-5.15 Session 1 (John Percival Building, 2.01) Dynasty: Imperial Families 3.15-3.45: Mark Humphries (Swansea), Family, Dynasty, and the Construction of Legitimacy: The Roman Background 3.45-4.15: Mike Humphreys (Cambridge), The Heraclians:Continue reading “47th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies: The Emperor in the Byzantine World”

Workshop: ‘Patterns of Argumentation in Late Antique and Early Islamic Interreligious Debates’

Workshop King’s College London 20-22 February 2014 ‘Patterns of Argumentation in Late Antique and Early Islamic Interreligious Debates’ Organised by Yannis Papadogiannakis and Barbara Roggema as part of the ERC PROJECT ‘Defining Belief and Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean: The Role of Interreligious Debate and Interaction (6th-8th c. AD)’ Thursday February 20, at 18.00 ProfessorContinue reading “Workshop: ‘Patterns of Argumentation in Late Antique and Early Islamic Interreligious Debates’”

‘A World Full of Talk: Religious Debate and Discussion in the Sixth Century’

Lecture by Professor Dame Averil Cameron (Oxford) ‘A World Full of Talk: Religious Debate and Discussion in the Sixth Century’ Strand Campus — Nash Lecture Theatre (K2.31) Thursday 20 February, 18:00-19:30 Contact:  All welcome, no need to book. Averil Cameron was Warden of Keble College from 1994-2010, and before that Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine History at King’sContinue reading “‘A World Full of Talk: Religious Debate and Discussion in the Sixth Century’”

Conference: The Augustinian Canons in Britain – Architecture, Archaeology, Art and Liturgy (Nov 7-9, 2014)

The Augustinian Canons in Britain – Architecture, Archaeology, Art, and Liturgy 1100-1540 Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford Fri 7 to Sun 9 Nov 2014 The Augustinian canons are very much the Cinderellas of medieval monastic history. In Britain, despite their prolific numbers, the not inconsiderable quantity and quality of their archives, and the fameContinue reading “Conference: The Augustinian Canons in Britain – Architecture, Archaeology, Art and Liturgy (Nov 7-9, 2014)”

Call for Papers: “Muslim Subjects and Clients in the Pre-Modern Christian Mediterranean,”

The Mediterranean Seminar is seeking proposal for two proposed panels, on “Muslim Subjects and Clients in the Pre-Modern Christian Mediterranean,” organized by Abigail Balbale [Bard Graduate Center/University of Massachusetts Boston] and Brian Catlos [Religious Studies, CU Boulder/Humanities, UC Santa Cruz] to be submitted for consideration for the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association to be held November 22-25 inContinue reading “Call for Papers: “Muslim Subjects and Clients in the Pre-Modern Christian Mediterranean,””

Call for Papers: The Making of the Humanities IV, Rome, 16-18 October 2014

The Making of the Humanities IV, Rome, 16-18 October 2014 http://makingofthehumanities.blogspot.com The fourth conference on the history of the humanities, “The Making of the Humanities IV”, will take place in Rome from 16 till 18 October 2014. Goal of the Conference This is the fourth of a biennially organized conference that brings together scholars and historians interested inContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Making of the Humanities IV, Rome, 16-18 October 2014”

Medieval Romance in Britain

Registration for the fourteenth biennial Medieval Romance in Britain Conference (11-13 April, Clifton Hill House, University of Bristol) is now open. For details of the programme and to access the on-line registration form, please visit the conference website at http://www.bris.ac.uk/arts/birtha/events/medievalromance/ This is the 14th biennial conference on medieval romance in Britain. The conference is devoted to the study ofContinue reading “Medieval Romance in Britain”

Conference: The Culture of the Upper Rhine Valley in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance

SOUTH GERMANY The Culture of the Upper Rhine Valley in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance 21 March 2014 at the Warburg Institute Organised by: Cornelia Linde (German Historical Institute), Nigel F. Palmer (Oxford), Stephen Mossman (Liverpool) and Peter Mack (Warburg Institute) Speakers: Martina Backes (Freiburg), Sigrid Harbodian (Tubingen), Nikolaus Henkel (Hamburg), Stephen Mossman (Liverpool), BalázsContinue reading “Conference: The Culture of the Upper Rhine Valley in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance”