Category Archives: Conferences

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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Grief and Consolation

IAS/UWA Classics and Ancient History/CHE Symposium, Institute of Advanced Studies, The University of Western Australia 15 September 2017 More info: http://www.historyofemotions.org.au/events/grief-and-consolation Submissions Deadline: 1 August, 2017 Submissions: Send to Lara O’Sullivan (lara.osullivan@uwa.edu.au) Grief, particularly the grief associated with bereavement, has … Continue reading

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2017 Meeting of ReLACS (Regional Late Antiquity Consortium Southeast)

October 19-20 2017, Vanderbilt University ReLACS, now in its fifth year, is a regional workshop of scholars of Late Antiquity held on a rotating basis at Vanderbilt University, the University of Tennessee, and the University of Kentucky. The 2017 meeting … Continue reading

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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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