To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 2022 International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 4–7, 2022. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant toContinue reading “Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at International Medieval Congress 2022”
Fozia Bora presents ‘Re-thinking Archives and Archivality in the Medieval Islamicate’.
Join Oxford University Byzantine Society for their 23rd International Graduate Conference.
The Edinburgh Byzantine Book Festival is the first of its kind as a way to learn about recently published books on any area of Late Antique and Byzantine Studies (AD ca.300–ca.1500), including literature, history, archaeology, and material culture.
In this talk, Maria Chronopoulou (École Pratique des Hautes Études) discusses the ornate letters in the manuscripts of the XVI homilies of saint Gregory of Nazianzus from 11th to 13th century
Join Alessandro Taddei (La Sapienza) for their talk on ‘The Great Church which is called Sophia’: The History and archaeology of the episcopal church of Constantinople before Justinian.
Join the British School at Rome for Paul Arthur’s online lecture ‘Searching for Identity: Byzantine Southern Italy’.
The Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Cyprus has one opening for a Special Scientist (Administration Support Staff)to act as a Project Manager for the Twinning project: “Network for Medieval Arts and Rituals”(NetMAR), which is funded by the European Commission. The position is for 1 year with the possible renewal for another 2 years.
For the past five decades, Byzantinists have explored gender and sexuality. More recent work has turned to gendered emotions and religious devotion. While much of this research has its origin in women’s history, there has been an increasing interest in men, including monks and eunuchs, and in the articulations and performances of masculinity.
In this lecture, Dr. Alexander Brey, Wellesley College, will discuss an Umayyad-era basalt reservoir platform built within the Azraq oasis in eastern Jordan and places its carved interlocking stones in conservation with early Byzantine zodiac and celestial diagrams.