Category Archives: Conferences

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

June 30-July 2 2020, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand https://cms.victoria.ac.nz/slc/about/events/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 … Continue reading

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The Byzantinist Society of Cyprus Third International Conference on Byzantine and Medieval Studies (CBMS)

Deadline for abstracts: September 6, 2019 The Byzantinist Society of Cyprus (ΒΕΚ: Βυζαντινολογική Εταιρεία Κύπρου) invites papers to be presented at the Third International Conference on Byzantine and Medieval Studies, to be held in Nicosia, Cyprus, between the 17th and … 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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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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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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