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Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies

To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 57th International Congress on … Continue reading

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2021 Online Byzantine Greek Summer School, Bogazici University Byzantine Studies Research Center

The Byzantine Studies Research Center of Bogazici University is pleased to announce the organization of its fourth Byzantine Greek Summer School from July 29 to August 18, 2021.  Students will have the chance to participate in an intensive program in … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: New Trajectories in Australian Research on Late Antiquity and Early Christian

New Trajectories in Australian Research on Late Antiquity and Early Christian Studies 21–23 July 2021 Call for Proposals The Program in Biblical and Early Christian Studies in ACU’s Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry is hosting a symposium in Melbourne … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Lecture: Ritual and Politics in Early Rus

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, is pleased to announce its next lecture: “Ritual and Politics in Early Rus.” Dr. Alexandra Vukovich, University of Oxford, will discuss the ceremonies … Continue reading

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Semester 1 2021 Centre for Classical Studies Seminar Series

The Australian National University Canberra Australia Call for Presenters The ANU Centre for Classical Studies invites submissions for the Semester 1 2021 public seminar series (Late February to mid-May). Speakers are invited to present on any topic related to Classical … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Mary Jaharis Center Grants 2021–2022

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce its 2021–2022 grant competition. Our grants reflect the Mary Jaharis Center’s commitment to fostering the field of Byzantine studies through the support of graduate students and early … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Byzantine Studies (2021-2022)

The Byzantine Studies Research Center of Bogazici University in Istanbul invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in the fields of Byzantine history, art history, and archaeology for the 2021-2022 academic year. Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Byzantine Studies Application deadline: … Continue reading

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New Publication: Hymns, Homilies and Hermeneutics in Byzantium

Hymns, Homilies and Hermeneutics in Byzantium, ed. Sarah Gador-Whyte and Andrew Mellas (Leiden: Brill, 2020). Byzantina Australiensia volume 25 The collection of papers in Hymns, Homilies and Hermeneutics explores the literature of Byzantine liturgical communities and provides a window into … Continue reading

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Online Reading Group: Critical Theory for Byzantine Studies (Fall 2020)

The Byzantine Studies Research Center of Bogazici University is pleased to announce the organization of an online reading group entitled Critical Theory for Byzantine Studies during Fall 2020. Intended as a platform to discuss critical problems and theoretical questions that … Continue reading

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Shifting Frontiers XIV: Scale and the Study of Late Antiquity

3-5 June 2021, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. This event will take place virtually via Zoom. For the Fourteenth Meeting of the Society for Late Antiquity, we invite papers that investigate scale, which can be defined as a graduated … Continue reading

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Applications Open for Funded MPhil and PhD places in the IRCI (ACU)

The Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne is now accepting applications for funded MPhil & PhD places from students wishing to study in any of our three programs: Biblical & Early Christian Studies, Medieval … Continue reading

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8th International Symposium “Days of Justinian 1″

Skopje 13-14 November 2020.  Special thematic strand: Religion.  Confirmed keynote speaker: Antonio Rigo. Important info: The Committee is closely monitoring the situation with Covid-19.  The Committee will organize combined sessions with on-line presentation of the papers, in case that some … Continue reading

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Rethinking Byzantine Masculinities: Gender, Sexuality, Emotions, Devotion

Four scholars engage in conversation about research on gender, sexuality, emotions, and devotion. Online via Zoom, October 30, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Washington DC time; check your local time. Full details and registration. For the past five decades, … Continue reading

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AABS Letter to the AIEB – Change in Status of Hagia Sophia and the Chora Monastery

The Committee of the Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies has written to the International Association of Byzantine Studies (AIEB) on behalf of the Association concerning the change in status of Hagia Sophia and the Chora Monastery.  The text of the … Continue reading

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AABS Letter to the Australian Minister for Education – Consultation on Job-ready Graduates Package

The President of the Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies has written to the Minister for Education on behalf of the Association concerning the Consultation on Job-ready Graduates Package.  The text of the letter follows. ______________________________________________ Dear Minister for Education Tehan, … Continue reading

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Review – Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium: Compunction and Hymnody

This review of AABS Committee member Andrew Mellas’s new publication appears on the site of the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art & Culture. Andrew Mellas, Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium: Compunction and Hymnody.  Cambridge University Press, 2020. From … Continue reading

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ASCS 42 (2021)

Due to COVID-19, ASCS 42 will be held online from 8–12 February 2021. The conference organisers are Bob Cowan, Elizabeth Minchin, David Rafferty and Kathryn Welch. Further information The call for papers is now open. Form for submitting an individual … Continue reading

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Biblical and Early Christian Studies Seminar – Australian Catholic University

The Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry at the Australian Catholic University announces the next seminar in their online Biblical and Early Christian Studies seminar program. Professor Robin Darling Young from the Catholic University of America will speak about ‘Constitution … Continue reading

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New Publication – Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium: Compunction and Hymnody

Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium: Compunction and Hymnody Andrew Mellas, St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College, NSW Cambridge University Press, June 2020 This book explores the liturgical experience of emotions in Byzantium through the hymns of Romanos the Melodist, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 6th Forum Medieval Art

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 6th Forum Medieval Art, Kunstgeschichtlichen Instituts, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, September 29–October 2, 2021. The biannual colloquium is organized by the Deutsche … Continue reading

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