Byzantine Studies seminars
Explore research around rich cultures in a seminal period of world history with the Byzantine Studies seminars. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Time and location
The Byzantine Studies seminars take place throughout the year, on Mondays unless otherwise stated, online via Zoom from 5.15pm. To receive information on how to join the seminars please email email@example.com Open to all.
Semester 1 2020/21
|Monday 21 Sept||
Margaret Mullett (University of Edinburgh)
|'A saint in space: Mobility and distance in the Life of Cyril Phileotes'|
|Monday 5 Oct||
Christodoulos Papavarnavas (University of Vienna)
'Martyrs’ prisons as healing shrines in Byzantine hagiography'
|Monday 19 Oct||Kirsty Stewart (University of Edinburgh)||
“Whiter than crystal” – Ideals and realities of beauty in Byzantium
|Monday 2 Nov||Lara Frentrop (University of London)||
'Monkeys, sin, and sauce? Examining Middle Byzantine dining vessels’
|Thursday-Saturday 19-21 Nov||4th annual LAIBS Conference: Catastrophes and Memory (500-1500 CE)||More information and registration|
|Friday 4 Dec||
Maria Mavroudi (University of California, Berkeley)
|'Byzantine and Islamic philosophy'|
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