Conference: The Right Moment. A Symposium on Kairotic Energies, Brussels, 18-19 October 2018

The Greek term kairós expresses an idea of ‘grasping the right moment’, which travelled through art, literature, and philosophy. And even today, it is central to debates over, for example, time management. Combining perspectives from classical reception studies and iconology, this ongoing project at KU Leuven (2017-2021) is about the reception of kairós in theContinue reading “Conference: The Right Moment. A Symposium on Kairotic Energies, Brussels, 18-19 October 2018”

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The Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminars (Oxford, 18 Jan-8 Mar 18)

Oxford, January 18 – March 8, 2018 Deadline: Mar 8, 2018 The Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar Hilary Term 2018, weeks 1–8 Thursdays 11–12:30 Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’, Oxford First Floor Seminar Room

CFP: ‘The Italian South: Transcultural Perspectives 400-1500,’ CONVIVIUM journal

Call for Contributions: ‘The Italian South: Transcultural Perspectives 400-1500,’ CONVIVIUM. Exchanges and Interactions in the Arts of Medieval Europe, Byzantium, and the Mediterranean, special issue edited by Elisabetta Scirocco (Bibliotheca Hertziana – MPI) and Gerhard Wolf (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – MPI), published March 2018 Deadline for proposals: 20 September 2017 Deadline for article submission: 30 November 2017 This thematic issue ofContinue reading “CFP: ‘The Italian South: Transcultural Perspectives 400-1500,’ CONVIVIUM journal”

CFP: Authority beyond the Law: Traditional and Charismatic Authority in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Ioannou Centre, Oxford, 3 December 2016

Call for papers: Authority beyond the Law: Traditional and Charismatic Authority in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Ioannou Centre, Oxford, 3 December 2016. Deadline: 16th September 2016. In Economy and Society, Max Weber theorised three ideal types of authority: charismatic, traditional and legal. While legal authority has been well-explored in modern scholarship and most resembles theContinue reading “CFP: Authority beyond the Law: Traditional and Charismatic Authority in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Ioannou Centre, Oxford, 3 December 2016”

Call for papers: Miracles and Wonders in Antiquity and Byzantium

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Miracles and Wonders in Antiquity and Byzantium University of Cyprus, 16-18 October 2014 Tales of miracle and wonder decorate both ancient and Byzantine literature and seem to have had a great impact upon ancient and Byzantine thought. A strong interest in the wondrous is already apparent in the works of Homer and Hesiod. However, a moreContinue reading “Call for papers: Miracles and Wonders in Antiquity and Byzantium”