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New Publication – Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium: Compunction and Hymnody

Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium: Compunction and Hymnody Andrew Mellas, St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College, NSW Cambridge University Press, June 2020 This book explores the liturgical experience of emotions in Byzantium through the hymns of Romanos the Melodist, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 6th Forum Medieval Art

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 6th Forum Medieval Art, Kunstgeschichtlichen Instituts, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, September 29–October 2, 2021. The biannual colloquium is organized by the Deutsche … Continue reading

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

Applications are now open for the 2020-2021 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=52

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Sailing With the Gods: Religion and Maritime Mobility in the Ancient World – Postponed

In light of the unfolding COVID-19 crisis the ‘Sailing With the Gods: Religion and Maritime Mobility in the Ancient World’ conference scheduled for June 2020 will be postponed until June 16-20 2021. Full conference details are at http://www.aabs.org.au/forthcoming/.

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Pacific Partnership in Late Antiquity Conference – Postponed

In light of the unfolding COVID-19 crisis the Pacific Partnership in Late Antiquity Conference scheduled for June 17-19 2020 will be postponed until 2021. Further details will follow later in the year.  

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Conflicts and Catastrophes in Roman and Late Antique Thrace

Fourth International Conference “Roman and Late Antique Thrace” (RaLATh), 12–16 October 2020, Burgas, Bulgaria Strategically located and rather vulnerable at the same time, ancient Thrace experienced a fairly large number of turbulent episodes throughout its existence. Several unsettling events, ranging … Continue reading

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Shifting Frontiers XIV: Scale and the Study of Late Antiquity

Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio, 24-27 March 2021. For the Fourteenth Meeting of the Society for Late Antiquity, we invite papers that investigate scale, which can be defined as a graduated range of values or measurements, whether, for example, of … Continue reading

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Call For Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel BSC 2020

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 46th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, … Continue reading

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ANZAMEMS 2021: Call for Papers

The Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies conference committee seeks proposals for its 2021 conference on the theme ‘Reception and Emotion’, to be held in Perth, Australia at The University of Western Australia from 8–12 … Continue reading

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Byzantine Greek Summer School

The Byzantine Studies Research Center is pleased to announce the organization of its fourth Byzantine Greek Summer School program to be held at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, from July 6 to July 24, 2020. Students will have the chance to participate … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Mary Jaharis Center Grants 2020–2021

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce its 2020–2021 grant competition, including a new grant for archaeological projects. Our grants reflect the Mary Jaharis Center’s commitment to fostering the field of Byzantine studies through … Continue reading

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Writing Ancient and Medieval Same-Sex Desire: Goals, Methods, Challenges

This call for papers is for a conference to take place June 30-July 2, 2020 at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, on the topic of writing about same-sex desire in ancient and medieval societies. See https://cms.victoria.ac.nz/slc/about/events/writing-ancient-and-medieval-same-sex-desire-goals,-methods,-challenges for more. Derek … Continue reading

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Manar al-Athar Web Site

The Manar al-Athar web site (www.manar-al-athar.ox.ac.uk) is the inspired creation of Judith McKenzie (1957–2019).  It provides high resolution, searchable images for teaching, research and publication.  These images of  archaeological sites, buildings and art cover the areas of the former Roman … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Byzantine Studies (2020-2021)

The Byzantine Studies Research Center of Boğaziçi University in Istanbul invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships for the 2020-2021 academic year. 1) Villa I Tatti – Boğaziçi University Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship (in Byzantine-Italian Studies) Application deadline: 15 November 2019 For further … Continue reading

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AHA/Copyright Agency Early Career Researcher Mentorship Scheme 2019 Applications Open

The AHA is delighted to open applications for 2019’s AHA-Copyright Agency ECR Mentorship Scheme. This award supports Early Career Researcher historians to develop their professional skills. Specifically, it will link Early Career Researchers with senior historians who will mentor them in … Continue reading

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The Reception of Plato in Later Antiquity and the Middle Ages

We are delighted to announce a 2-day conference, organized by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in collaboration with the Australian Research Council and Macquarie University, Australia The conference will take place at the University of Athens, 8-9 June … Continue reading

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Armenia and Byzantium Without Borders Travel Grants, 8-10 May 2020

The Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies invites papers for its Armenia and Byzantium without borders III – travel grants. These enable PhD candidates and early-career scholars to take part in a workshop focusing on social and cultural mobility … Continue reading

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Sailing with the Gods: Religion and Maritime Mobility in the Ancient World

Sponsored by: The Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions Location: Grand Hotel Excelsior, Floriana, Malta Dates: June 17-21, 2020 Ritual practices dedicated to maritime success appear across a wide span of human cultural history, from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, … Continue reading

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Mike Clover and the World of Late Antiquity

Leeds International Medieval Conference, 6-9 July 2020. Sponsored by the Mike Clover Memorial Consortium. Following the untimely death of Mike Clover, a much beloved and admired scholar of Late Antiquity in general and the Vandals in particular, his students, colleagues, … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel at Leeds 2020

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 proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 27th International Medieval Congress, … Continue reading

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