Conf: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era, University of Birmingham, 24-25 February 2017

Conference: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era University of Birmingham 24-25 February 2017 This one day and a half conference combines a symposium and a workshop. The aim is to examine and contextualise the artistic and cultural production of the geopolitical centres that were controlled by or in contact withContinue reading “Conf: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era, University of Birmingham, 24-25 February 2017”

CFP: CEMS International Graduate Conference (Budapest, 1-3 Jun 17)

Budapest, Central European University, June 1 – 03, 2017 Deadline: Jan 31, 2017 The Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies (CEMS) at Central European University and its junior members are proud to announce the forthcoming Fifth International Graduate Conference on Building, Bending, and Breaking Boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean World.   This three-day conference invites graduate students of Late Antique, Islamic,Continue reading “CFP: CEMS International Graduate Conference (Budapest, 1-3 Jun 17)”

Lecture: ‘Light and colour; dark and shadow’, with Professor Liz James, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 11 October 2016, 17:30 pm

Light and colour, darkness and shadow, are all fundamental aspects of works of art in a practical way (can we see the work?), a formal fashion (what colours are used?) and conceptually (why these colours? Why this light or this lighting?).

CFP: Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (University of Birmingham, 25–27 March 2017)

Call for Communications: Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies University of Birmingham 25-27 March 2017 For its 50th anniversary, the Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies returns to the University of Birmingham, where it began in 1967. On this anniversary of the discipline we ask what theContinue reading “CFP: Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (University of Birmingham, 25–27 March 2017)”

Tenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies Rijeka, Croatia 2-3 June 2016.

Marian Iconography East and West The Tenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies will be held in Rijeka, Croatia 2-3 June 2016. Full details of the programme can be found below: Marian Iconography Conference programme

Symposium: The 49th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (18–20 March 2016)

Inscribing Texts in Byzantium: Continuities & Transformations Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies Exeter College, Oxford, 18–20 March 2016 In spite of the striking abundance of extant primary material – over 4000 Greek texts produced in the period between the sixth and fifteenth centuries – Byzantine Epigraphy remains largely uncharted territory, with a reputationContinue reading “Symposium: The 49th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (18–20 March 2016)”

Workshop: ‘The world comes to Sinai: Saint Catherine’s monastery as a cultural magnet’ (London 6 February 2016)

The World Comes to Sinai: St Catherine’s Monastery and its Library as a Cultural Magnet A Workshop-Conference of the Saint Catherine Foundation Saturday, 6 February 2015, 10.00 to 13.00 Bridgewater House 14 Cleveland Row, SW1A 1DP, London   Programme 10.00 Welcoming Remarks Jenny Richardson, Treasurer, Saint Catherine Foundation 10.10 How Did Syriac Manuscripts Get toContinue reading “Workshop: ‘The world comes to Sinai: Saint Catherine’s monastery as a cultural magnet’ (London 6 February 2016)”

Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at NYC Byzantine Studies conference

As part of its ongoing commitment to Byzantine studies, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 41st Annual Byzantine Studies Conference to be held in New York City, October 22–25, 2015. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to Byzantine studies. SessionContinue reading “Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at NYC Byzantine Studies conference”

Call for papers: Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies (Brookline, MA, 18 April 2015)

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the Michael G. and Anastasia Cantonis Chair of Byzantine Studies at Hellenic College invite proposals for the 2015 Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies, which will be held at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA on April 18, 2015. Brookline is located just outsideContinue reading “Call for papers: Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies (Brookline, MA, 18 April 2015)”

Conference: VIIe rencontres internationales des doctorants en études byzantines (Paris, 3-4 October 2014)

Conference: VIIe rencontres internationales des doctorants en études byzantines Paris – INHA, 3-4 October 2014 Organisées sur deux jours, ces Rencontres internationales ont pour but de rassembler des étudiants de troisième cycle, français et étrangers, travaillant sur la civilisation byzantine. Quels que soient le champ de recherche et le domaine de spécialisation (histoire, histoire de l’art, archéologie, philologie, etc.),Continue reading “Conference: VIIe rencontres internationales des doctorants en études byzantines (Paris, 3-4 October 2014)”