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New Fellowship Announcement: Villa I Tatti–Boğaziçi University Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Byzantine Studies Research Center of Boğaziçi University in Istanbul and Villa I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence offer a joint residential fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Scholars will spend the fall … Continue reading

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AABS on Facebook

AABS is now on Facebook.  You can follow us at https://www.facebook.com/aabyzstudies.

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AABS New Executive Committee

At the Biennial General Meeting of the Association at the conference in Melbourne on 25 February new members were elected to the Executive Committee. Full contact details are at http://www.aabs.org.au/members/. The Committee now comprises: PRESIDENT Dr Ken Parry Macquarie University … Continue reading

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Petition for the Byzantine Collection at the Museum of Art and History, Geneva

The International  Association of Byzantine Studies is circulating a petition relating to the sudden closure of the Byzantine collection at the Museum of Art and History, Geneva. Please sign the document (assuming, of course, that you agree with its contents) … Continue reading

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AABS Subscriptions for 2016-2018

Subscriptions to the Australian Association for Byzantine Studies are now due for 2016-2018. Membership of the Association is AUS $40 for two years ($25 for students or unwaged), with a four-year payment option.  Payments can be made by direct bank … Continue reading

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Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection Library Research Fellowship Program, 2016-2017

Thanks to generous continued funding from the Elios Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Foundation, the University Library at California State University, Sacramento is pleased to announce the continuation of the Library Research Fellowship Program to support … Continue reading

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Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams

http://www.dbbe.ugent.be/ http://www.aabs.org.au/links/#online The Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams (DBBE) is freely accessible. Hosted by Ghent University, this database seeks to collect all book epigrams (or metrical paratexts) found in Greek manuscripts up to 1500. The corpus can be searched for … Continue reading

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French Committee of Byzantine Studies Expresses Concern at Turkish Conversion of Byzantine Buildings into Mosques

The French Committee of Byzantine Studies has expressed its concern at the conversion of Byzantine buildings into mosques in Turkey; UNESCO has sent a letter in response.  The documents are available here: French Committee’s letter. UNESCO response.

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