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)”

CFP: Renovatio in the East Roman & Byzantine World, 395-1453 (Leeds 2015)

Call for Papers Renovatio in the East Roman & Byzantine World, 395-1453 Proposed Sponsored Sessions at the Leeds International Medieval Congress, 6-9 July 2015 Deadline: 20 September 2014 A blurred program of reform presented as renewal, renovatio was an extremely important concept for the Classical Roman Empire, and remained so for the entire history ofContinue reading “CFP: Renovatio in the East Roman & Byzantine World, 395-1453 (Leeds 2015)”

CFP: The Empire of the Palaiologoi: Ruin or Renewal? (Leeds 2015)

Call for Papers:The Empire of the Palaiologoi: Ruin or Renewal?Session at Leeds International Medieval Congress, 6–9 July 2015Deadline: 31 August 2014 The entry of Michael VIII Palaiologos into Constantinople in 1261 seemed to herald a new beginning for the Byzantine empire, consigning the shattering experience of the Fourth Crusade to the past. Initial hopes were soon dashed asContinue reading “CFP: The Empire of the Palaiologoi: Ruin or Renewal? (Leeds 2015)”

Call for Session Proposals: Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture Sponsored Session (IMC Leeds 2015)

Call for Session Proposals Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture Sponsored Session 22 International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, 6-9 July 2015 Deadline: 31 August 2014 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 proposalsContinue reading “Call for Session Proposals: Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture Sponsored Session (IMC Leeds 2015)”

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”