Category Archives: Conferences

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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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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