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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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Villa I Tatti–Boğaziçi University Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship (2019-2020)

The Byzantine Studies Research Center of Boğaziçi University in Istanbul and Villa I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence offer a joint residential fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Scholars will spend the fall … Continue reading

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Macquarie University: Workshop on Byzantine (Neo)Platonism

The Museum of Ancient Cultures Building X5B, Level 3 Friday November 9, 2018 – 9:15 am to 5:00 pm (Attendance is free – refreshments provided) Program 9.15am: Welcome and Introduction – Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides and Ken Parry 9.30-10.00am: Ken Parry (Macquarie) … Continue reading

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Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium – New Byzantina Australiensia Publication

Editors: Bronwen Neil and Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides Byzantina Australiensia vol. 24 (Leiden 2018) ISBN 978-90-04-36686-2 (hardback) ISBN 978-90-04-37571-0 (e-book) ISSN: 0725-3079 xiv + 350 pages Copies may be ordered online.  AABS financial members are eligible for a 25% discount.  Brill has set up a … Continue reading

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The Life of Saint Pankratios of Taormina – New Byzantina Australiensia Publication

Greek text, English translation and commentary Author: Cynthia Stallman-Pacitti Editor: John Bernard Burke Byzantina Australiensia vol. 22 (Leiden 2018) ISBN 978-90-04-36621-3 (hardback) ISBN 978-90-04-36644-2 (e-book) ISSN: 0725-3079 xii + 526 pages Copies may be ordered online.  AABS financial members are … Continue reading

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AABS Membership Subscriptions Due

Membership renewals for the Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies are now due for the period of 2018-2020, at the very attractive rate of $40 for two years ($25 if student/unwaged).  You may also renew for 4 years, through to the … Continue reading

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Imperial Speeches in Ammianus Marcellinus: A Master Class with Jan Willem Drijvers

July 20, 9.:30am, Macquarie University – Moot Court, Building W3a Room 238 Download the flyer. Participation is restricted to postgraduate and upper-level undergraduate students. Students from outside Macquarie are also welcome. To confirm attendance, please email meaghan.mcevoy@mq.edu.au by July 4. … Continue reading

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Envisioning the Roman Emperor in Speech and Word in Late Antiquity

On Wednesday July 25 2018 a colloquium will be held at Macquarie University on the topic of “Envisioning the Roman Emperor in Speech and Word in Late Antiquity”. Download the poster with the full list of speakers. Full programme and … Continue reading

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Hymns, Homilies and Hermeneutics in Byzantium

On Saturday 18 August 2018, the Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies will hold a symposium at Macquarie University entitled “Hymns, Homilies and Hermeneutics in Byzantium.” The symposium coincides with the first ever visit to Australia by Dr Damaskinos Olkinuora, a … Continue reading

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