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Power and Legitimacy in Rome and Byzantium: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

Call for Papers 3 August 2019, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Sponsored by the Australasian Society for Classical Studies (TBC), the Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies, the Friends of Antiquity at the University of Queensland, and the Queensland Friends … Continue reading

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Exchanging Ideas: Trade, Technology and Connectivity in Pre-Roman Italy

University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand , 3-5 February 2020. https://exchangingideas2020.wixsite.com/auck2020 Deadline for abstracts: 1 June 2019.  

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The Spatial Turn in Roman Studies

Auckland, January 22-24 2020 Durham, June 10-12 2020 Organised by Amy Russell and Maxine Lewis https://classicalstudies.org/scs-news/cfp-spatial-turn-roman-studies We announce two international conferences plus a year-long programme of events in Durham on the theme ‘The spatial turn in Roman studies’. This is … Continue reading

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7th International Scientific Symposium “Days of Justinian I”

Special Thematic Strand for 2019: Identities Skopje, 15-16 November, 2019 Confirmed keynote speaker: Professor Anthony Kaldellis Organised by Institute of National History, Skopje, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje and University of Bologna, in partnership withFaculty of Theology St. Clement … Continue reading

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Byzantium – Bridge Between Worlds

24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Istanbul, 23-28 August 2021 Dear Colleagues, We are happy to announce that the official website of the 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Istanbul 2021, has been inaugurated as of 15 April 2019 (https://www.byzcongress2021.org).  … Continue reading

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M.A./Ph.D. Scholarships and Travel Grants in Byzantine Studies

Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon M.A. /Ph.D. scholarships and short-term travel grants offered by the Bogazici University Byzantine Studies Research Center. For more information please visit http://byzantinestudies.boun.edu.tr/index.php?page=events&id=40.

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LEGITIMACY – AEMA 14

2019 Conference of the Australian Early Medieval Association 3–5 October 2019  Monash University, Clayton, Australia This conference invites papers on the broad theme of legitimacy.  In a modern world dominated by deeply polemical counter narratives not afraid to adjust … Continue reading

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ASCS 41 (2020)

The Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS) will hold its 41st Annual Meeting and Conference at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, from 28-31 January 2020. We welcome abstracts on all aspects of the classical world, its reception, and … Continue reading

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Australian Catholic University – MEMS opportunities for early-mid-career scholars

Australian Catholic University – MEMS opportunities for early-mid-career scholars The Australian Catholic University is seeking further researchers (senior and early career) of outstanding potential and demonstrated achievement with expertise in medieval and early modern studies to join its recently established … Continue reading

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Late Antique Textualities

Society for Late Antiquity sponsored session for the Society for Classical Studies meeting January 2–5, 2020.  Organizer: Colin Whiting, American School of Classical Studies at Athens. In Latin, textus can mean a piece of weaving. Late antiquity is well thought of as … Continue reading

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Call for Papers Extended: 20th AABS Conference – Dissidence and Persecution in Byzantium

The 20th Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies Conference Macquarie University, Sydney, July 19-21 2019 Keynote speakers: Professor David Olster (University of Kentucky) Title: The Idolatry of the Jews and the Anti-Judaizing Roots of Seventh- and Early Eighth-Century Iconoclasm Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 45th Annual 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 45th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference to be held in Madison, Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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Anniversaries, Celebrations and Commemorations in the Ancient World and Their Reception

20th annual UNISA Classics Colloquium We are pleased to announce the first call for papers for the annual UNISA Classics Colloquium, to be held in Pretoria from 15 to 18 August 2019. The conference aims to explore issues marking celebrations, … Continue reading

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Byzantine Greek Summer School 2019

The Byzantine Studies Research Center is pleased to announce the organization of its third Byzantine Greek Summer School to be held at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, from July 8 to July 26, 2019.  Students will have the chance to participate … Continue reading

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A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in Byzantine Studies (2019-2020)

The Byzantine Studies Research Center at Bogazici University announces that it is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral research fellowships in the fields of Byzantine history, art history and archaeology for the 2019-2020 academic year. Application Deadline: 31 January 2019 For … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Grants 2019-2020

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 grant competition. Our grants reflect the Mary Jaharis Center’s commitment to fostering the field of Byzantine studies through the support of graduate students and early … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of Nikephoras II Phokas – New Byzantina Australiensia Publication

Five Contemporary Texts in Annotated Translations Translated by Denis Sullivan Byzantina Australiensia vol. 23 (Leiden 2018) ISBN 978-90-04-38220-6 (hardback) ISBN 978-90-04-38216-9 (e-book) ISSN: 0725-3079 x + 252 pages Copies may be ordered online.  AABS financial members are eligible for a 25% discount.  … Continue reading

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Bogazici University – Byzantine Studies Research Center Educational Seminar – 3

BYZANTINE EPIGRAPHY: TEXTS AND CONTEXTS ANDREAS RHOBY (Austrian Academy of Sciences) IDA TOTH (Oxford University) 4-5 NOVEMBER 2018 It is well known and widely acknowledged that many aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilization can be accessed only through inscriptional source material. … Continue reading

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Late Roman and Early Byzantine Politics Day

Macquarie University, Wednesday November 28th Museum of Ancient Cultures (29 Wally’s Walk, Building X5B, Level 3) Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural Late Roman and Early Byzantine Politics Day at Macquarie University, on Wednesday November 28th 2018 … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 20th AABS Conference – Dissidence and Persecution in Byzantium

The 20th Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies Conference Macquarie University, Sydney, July 19-21 2019 Keynote speakers: Professor David Olster (University of Kentucky) Title: The Idolatry of the Jews and the Anti-Judaizing Roots of Seventh- and Early Eighth-Century Iconoclasm Associate Professor … Continue reading

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