Category Archives: Conferences

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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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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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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Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 5th Forum Medieval Art

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 5th Forum Medieval Art, Bern, September 18–21, 2019. The biannual colloquium is organized by the Deutsche Verein für Kunstwissenschaft e.V. … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies

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 54th International Congress on … Continue reading

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ASCS 40 (2019)

The Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS) will hold its 40th Annual Meeting and Conference at the University of New England in Armidale, NSW, Australia, ‪from 4-7 Feb 2019.  We welcome abstracts on all aspects of the classical world, its reception, and traditions. … Continue reading

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AABS 20th Conference: Dissidence and Persecution in Byzantium

The 20th AABS conference will be on the theme of Dissidence and Persecution in Byzantium and will be held at Macquarie University, Sydney, July 19-20, 2019.  The keynote speaker will be Professor David Olster from the University of Kentucky.  Please … Continue reading

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Byzantium in the Adriatic from the Sixth to Twelfth Centuries

Split, Croatia, 28-30 September 2018 Croatian Society for Byzantine Studies & Department of History, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Split The field of Byzantine Studies has recently gained impetus in Croatia from the establishment of … 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”. This colloquium is organised by Dr Meaghan McEvoy as part of the … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 44th 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 44th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference to be held in San Antonio, … Continue reading

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Forty-fourth Annual Byzantine Studies Conference

Submission online by: February 15, 2018, Thursday, 11:59 EST Notification email by: March 15, 2018, Thursday The Forty-fourth Annual Byzantine Studies Conference (BSC) will be held in San Antonio, Texas, October 4-7 2018. For information on BSANA, please consult the … Continue reading

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PhD Colloquium on Late Antiquity

University of Reading, 4-5 May 2018 Keynote speech: Dr. Chiara O. Tommasi (University of Pisa): Esotericism in Classical and Late Antiquity Late Antiquity was once regarded as an age of decadence and barbarisation as well as a ‘marginal’ field of study. … Continue reading

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Classical and Byzantine Studies Conference: Athens, Greece

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), a world association of academics and researchers based in Athens, organizes its Annual International Conference on Classical and Byzantine Studies on 4-5 June 2018, Athens, Greece.  You are more than welcome to … Continue reading

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Late Roman and Early Byzantine Politics Day

Macquarie University, November 15 2017 Building W3A, Room 328 (Moot Court) I am organising an informal work-in-progress day on the topic of Late Roman and Early Byzantine Politics, to enable scholars of this period in Australasia to meet, hear papers … Continue reading

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Spitting on Statues and Saving Hercules’ Beard: The Conflict over Images (and Idols) in Early Christianity

Free Public Lecture Friday 22nd September Christ Lecture Theatre, Young Street, Fitzroy , 5:30 Robin M. Jensen, Patrick O’Brien Professor of Theology University of Notre Dame, USA In conjunction with: 11th Annual Conference of the Asia-Pacific Early Christian Studies Society … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Session at the 25th International Medieval Congress

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 25th International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 2–5 2018. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to Byzantine … Continue reading

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Pacific Partnership in Late Antiquity

The 2nd Annual Pacific Partnership in Late Antiquity conference will be held at the University of Auckland from July 11-13 2018. Proposals can be for papers in any area of late antique, early medieval or Byzantine studies and the conference is intended … Continue reading

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