Category Archives: Conferences

12th International Congress of Cretan Studies

According to the decision taken during the closing session of the 11th International Congress of Cretan Studies (27/10/2011), the organization of the 12th International Congress of Cretan Studies was entrusted to the Society of Cretan Historical Studies which has appointed … Continue reading

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AABS Bursaries for 2016 International Byzantine Congress in Belgrade

The Australian Association for Byzantine Studies is pleased to offer two bursaries of $500.00 each for attendance and presentation of a paper or poster at the 23rd International Congress of Byzantine Studies, to be held in Belgrade from 22-27 August, … Continue reading

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Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium

Australian Association for Byzantine Studies 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, … Continue reading

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Shared Invention: From Antiquity to the 21st Century

Clermont-Ferrand, Aubusson and Limoges, 6–8 April 2016 An international colloquium entitled ‘Shared Invention: From Antiquity to the 21st Century’ will be held 6–8 April 2016, and proposals for papers are now being accepted. The colloquium is being organized by Laurence … Continue reading

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Session Proposals Invited for Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel at Kalamazoo 2016

Session proposals must be submitted through the Mary Jaharis Center web site (http://maryjahariscenter.org/sponsored-sessions/51st-international-congress-on-medieval-studi/). The deadline for submission is May 24, 2015. Proposals should include: Title Session abstract (300 words) Intellectual justification for the proposed session (300 words) List of session … Continue reading

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ASCS (37) 2016

ASCS 37 (2016) is to be held at the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Victoria, from 2-5 February 2016. The conference convener is Dr K.O. Chong-Gossard (koc@unimelb.edu.au). Full details of the call for papers are at http://www.ascs.org.au/news/ascs37_call_for_papers.html. Further details will … Continue reading

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Ritualizing the City: Collective Performances as Aspects of Urban Construction

Brno, Czech Republic, 3-4 March, 2016 Organizer: Ivan Foletti, Masaryk University in Brno and University of Lausanne – Centre for Cross-Disciplinary Research into Cultural Phenomena in Central European History: Image, Communication, Behaviour. The conference aims to reflect on the ways … Continue reading

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Byzantium: A World of Changes – 23rd International Congress of Byzantine Studies

http://byz2016.rs/?page_id=11&lang=en The Association Internationale des Études Byzantines (AIEB) will hold its next congress, the 23rd International Congress of Byzantine Studies, in Belgrade from 22-27 August, 2016. The members of the Serbian National Committee for Byzantine Studies, as well as all … Continue reading

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PACRIM 2015: Roman Anxieties

The theme for the 2015 Pacific Rim Seminar for Roman Literature is Roman Anxieties. If you wish to offer a paper, please submit a 300-word abstract to mj.wilson@auckland.ac.nz. Roman literature manifests and thematises anxiety in a variety of ways; the sources of … Continue reading

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Connections, Networks & Contexts

17 April 2015 Run by the Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society from the University of Edinburgh The Late Antique and Postgraduate Society (LAMPS) at the University of Edinburgh is holding a one-day conference on the theme of Connections, Networks, … Continue reading

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Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Byzantine World, c. 300-c. 1500

The Oxford University Byzantine Society’s XVII International Graduate Conference, 27–28 February 2015, University of Oxford. Byzantium, in all its forms, was an influential society, drawing many different peoples into its sphere. This influence, however, was neither one-way nor topdown. Cultures … Continue reading

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AABS Biennial General Meeting 2014

The Biennial General Meeting of the Association will take place during the Byzantine Culture in Translation Conference, at 1:00 on Sunday 30 November in 01-E303 Forgan Smith Level 3. The agenda, nomination form and committee reports are available for download. … Continue reading

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Religion in Late Antique Culture and Society

Vanderbilt University, October 23-24 2014 Workshop sponsored by the Warren Center for the Humanities Late Antique Seminar and the Department of History of Art, Vanderbilt University. Thursday, October 23: Professor Gregor Kalas, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, “Visualizing Statues in the … Continue reading

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Byzantine Culture in Translation: Programme and Abstracts Now Available

AABS 18th Biennial Conference, 28-30 November 2014, University of Queensland Full details now available at http://www.aabs.org.au/conferences/18th/ Programme Abstracts Registration Accommodation  

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The Emperor Julian

Organizer: Gavin Kelly, University of Edinburgh Sponsored by the Society for Late Antiquity Julian ruled as sole emperor for less than 20 months between November 361 and June 363; however, his reign is among of the best attested periods of … Continue reading

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Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

10th Biennial Conference, The University of Queensland, 14-18 July 2015 Sponsored by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Queensland We invite proposals for papers and panels for ANZAMEMS 2015. This is an open-themed conference in order … Continue reading

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Interiority and Topographies of Self from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI, May 14-17 2015 How can we locate and interpret the constituent elements of a premodern self, and what are the processes by which articulations of the self were asserted? … Continue reading

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Late Antiquity, Kalamazoo 2015

The Society for Late Antiquity will again sponsor two sessions at the International Medieval Studies Congress, May 14-17, 2015 at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich. As in the past, topics are open. One-page abstracts for 15-minute papers are invited … Continue reading

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Epigrams on Art in Byzantium, Kalamazoo 2015

Organizer and presider: Dr. Ivan Drpić, University of Washington, Seattle Sponsor: Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture Papers are invited for Epigrams on Art in Byzantium, a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 50th International Congress on … Continue reading

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Good Behavior/Bad Behavior: Asserting and Advocating Behavioral Norms in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

Panel at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo May 14-17, 2015. In art, architecture and literature from Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, we see good behavior defined, defended, explained, extolled and urged. We see bad behavior … Continue reading

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