Category Archives: Conferences

5th International Scientific Symposium “Days of Justinian I”

Special Thematic Strand for 2017: “Byzantium and the Slavs: Medieval and Modern Perceptions and Receptions”, Skopje, 17-18 November 2017 Organised by “EURO-BALKAN UNIVERSITY, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia and UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA, Italy, in partnership with the Institute of National History … Continue reading

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Australasian Society for Classical Studies 2018

The 39th conference of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies will be held at the University of Queensland from 30 January to 2 February 2018.  Full details and the call for papers are available on the conference web site. Submission of … Continue reading

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The Once and Future Kings: Roman Emperors and Western Political Culture from Antiquity to the Present

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the international conference, ‘The Once and Future Kings: Roman Emperors and Western Political Culture from Antiquity to the Present’, which is being held from July 5-7, 2017, at the … Continue reading

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Second Byzantine Colloquium of the University Of Buenos Aires

Between Lust and Chastity: The Byzantines on Love and Sex Buenos Aires, 28–29 August 2017 Download details or see www.arts.kuleuven.be/byzantium. Rivers of ink have flown since A. Kazhdan’s seminal contribution, “Byzantine Hagiography and Sex in the Fifth to Twelfth Century” … Continue reading

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The Forty-Third Annual Byzantine Studies Conference

University of Minnesota in Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, October 5-8 2017 The Byzantine Studies Association welcomes submissions by March 1, 2017 using its online system for the 2017 BSC to be hosted by the University of Minnesota in Twin Cities, … Continue reading

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Russian State Hermitage Conferences

The State Hermitage museum is happy to announce Call for Papers for two conferences: Christian Orient: Cultural Interactions with other Traditions (September 28-29 2017) and Byzantium Within the Context of the World Culture dedicated to the memory of Alisa V. … Continue reading

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Eastern Christianity and Late Antique Philosophy

Macquarie University, Museum of Ancient Cultures, Building X5B, Thursday 6-Friday 7 April 2017 Sponsors: The Ancient Cultures Research Centre The Society for the Study of Early Christianity The Department of Ancient History Convenor: Ken Parry, Department of Ancient History Full … Continue reading

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Receptions

2017 Conference of the Australian Early Medieval Association, Australian National University, Canberra, 21-22 April 2017 Conference Website In 1979 Hans-Robert Jauss published The Alterity and Modernity of Medieval Literature, an essay which defined reception theory and invited us to rediscover … Continue reading

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The Art 0f Praise: Panegyric and Encomium in Late Antiquity

Organizer: Paul Kimball, Bilkent University Sponsored by the Society for Late Antiquity Near the turn of the last millennium two collections of essays appeared which called our attention to late antique panegyric.The Propaganda of Power: The Role of Panegyric in … Continue reading

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Editing Late-Antique and Early Medieval Texts: Problems and Challenges

International Workshop, University of Lisbon, 23-24 November 2017 This workshop aims at fostering and promoting the exchange of ideas on how to edit Late-Antique and Early-Medieval texts. By presenting case-studies, participants will be encouraged to share the editorial problems and … Continue reading

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Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium: Conference Update

The web site for the 19th AABS conference – Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium – has been updated with details of our guest speaker – Professor Derek Krueger, together with a list of accommodation suggestions and restaurants and cafes … Continue reading

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Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium – Registration Open

AABS 19th Conference, 24-26 February 2017, to be held at the Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. Registration is open: download the form. In the last two decades, the role of dreams, memory and the imagination in the … Continue reading

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Conflict and Resolution and The Transformation of Leadership

Papers are being sought for two panels on Late Antique Italy to be held at the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo on May 11-14 2017. These panels are sponsored by the Central European University (CEU). In 2007, the … Continue reading

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Barbarians and Barbarian Kingdoms I-III: ICMS 52

Kalamazoo, MI, May 11-14 2017 Debate remains lively concerning the barbarians of late antiquity, their impact on late Roman civilization (and its impact on them), and the manifold continuities and discontinuities within their early medieval kingdoms.  Scholars of all levels are … Continue reading

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Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era

One day and a half Symposium & Workshop, University of Birmingham, 24-25 February 2017 This one day and a half conference combines a symposium and a workshop. The aim is to examine and contextualise the artistic and cultural production of … Continue reading

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Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies

Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, University of Birmingham 25-27 March 2017 For its 50th anniversary, the Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies returns to the University of Birmingham, where it began in 1967. On this anniversary of the … Continue reading

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ASCS 38

The 38th conference of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies will be held at Victoria University of Wellington from 31 January to 3 February 2017. The conference convener is Dr Diana Burton (Diana.Burton@vuw.ac.nz). Call for papers.

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From the Human Body to the Universe: Spatialities of Byzantine Culture

Uppsala University, 18-21 May 2017 Call for papers The injunction to historicize space has not always been on the agenda of researchers in Byzantine Studies. Traditionally,  philologists, archaeologists, historians and art-historians have been tempted to take space for granted. And … Continue reading

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Environment and Society in the First Millennium A.D.

Late Antique Archaeology 2016. To be held at The Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE (inside the Royal Academy), Saturday 8 October 2016. Conference website Regional Vegetation Histories: Overview of the Pollen Evidence 1. Western Mediterranean – … Continue reading

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Monastic Journeys from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

Monastic Journeys from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages: Religious Aspirations, Political Goals and Economic Concerns Vienna, 17­‐19 November 2016 The call for papers is now open for the third international conference of the ‘Monks Around the Mediterranean Program, Contacts, … Continue reading

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