Category Archives: Conferences

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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ISLALS Conference 2016

The fourth annual conference of the International Society for Late Antique Literary Studies (ISLALS) will convene on the campuses of Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College on October 21–22, 2016. The organizers for this year’s conference, in despair of capturing … Continue reading

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Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium: Call for Papers Open

AABS 19th Conference, 24-26 February 2017, Monash University, Melbourne In the last two decades, the role of dreams, memory and the imagination in the ancient world and its cultural productions have come to receive increased attention, along with the importance … Continue reading

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Cities, Territories and Identities: 1st International Conference – Roman and Late Antique Thrace

7–10 October 2016, Plovdiv, Bulgaria The National Archaeological Institute with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, in partnership with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Rhodope (Greece) and Istanbul University, has the pleasure of inviting you to an international conference … Continue reading

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The Byzantinist Society of Cyprus

First Annual Conference of Byzantine and Medieval Studies, Nicosia, Cyprus, 13-14 January 2017 Honorary President: Athanasios Papageorghiou, Director Emeritus, Dept. of Antiquities. Keynote Speaker: Ioli Kalavrezou, Professor, Harvard University. Scholars, researchers and students are encouraged to present their ongoing research, … Continue reading

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Slavery in Late Antiquity

XXIV Finnish Symposium on Late Antiquity, Tvärminne, Finland, 11–12 November 2016 The multidisciplinary Finnish Symposium on Late Antiquity will be organized on 11–12 November 2016. The symposium brings together scholars and postgraduate students of Late Antiquity from a variety of universities … Continue reading

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The Fifth Century: Age of Transformation

Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity Twelfth Biennial Conference, Yale University, 23-26 March 2017 The Society for Late Antiquity announces that the Twelfth Biennial Conference on Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity will be held at Yale University on the topic of … Continue reading

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The Seventh Saint Andrew’s Patristic Symposium: Saint John Chrysostom

St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College, 242 Cleveland St, Redfern, NSW, Australia, 23–24 September 2016 Conference Web Site Keynotes: Professor Pauline Allen, FAHA (Australian Catholic University): “John Chrysostom after Chalcedon: A Useful Ecumenist?” Dr Wendy Mayer, FAHA (Australian Catholic University): … Continue reading

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Beyond Borders: Mutual Imaginings of Europe and the Middle East (800-1700)

Barnard College’s 25th Biannual Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference, December 3 2016 Recent scholarship is challenging the stark border between Europe and the Middle East during the long period between 800-1700. Rather than thinking of these areas in isolation, scholars … Continue reading

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Ancient Life-writing

17th Unisa Classics Colloquium, 26-28 October 2016 Proposals are hereby solicited for papers on the conference theme which intends to explore the fascination of Greco-Roman antiquity with personal detail, and how this came to be packaged in written forms. The … Continue reading

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Narrating the Self: Autobiography in Late Antiquity

Society for Late Antiquity sponsored panel at the 2017 Society for Classical Studies (formerly the APA) annual meeting 5-8 January 2017 in Toronto – https://classicalstudies.org/annual-meeting/2017-annual-meeting. In relation to late antiquity – and, indeed, in relation to antiquity in general – … Continue reading

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30th Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar: Roman Milestones

University of Tasmania (Hobart), July 4-6 2016 To mark the 30th Pacific Rim Seminar, the convenors invite proposals for papers addressing the theme of ‘Roman milestones’ in Latin literature. In a literal and figurative capacity, Roman milestones feature in many … Continue reading

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Byzantine Studies Alive

‘Byzantine Studies Alive’, a conference on the importance of Byzantine Studies and Byzantine Heritage, to be held at the Radboud University Nijmegen, June 16-17 2016. For more information and the full official call for papers with more information on the … Continue reading

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