Get your diaries out and make a note to attend one or all of the following free to attend seminars at Kings’ College this autumn. I will try to go to as many as possible and report for the blog.
For previous reports see here.
For those of you who live and work in London and have an interest in Byzantium, you would certainly like the seminars run by the Department of Late Antique and Byzantine Studies at Kings’ College.
The Autumn Term programme is now published. Events are free to all and will be held in room B6 on the Strand Campus. There is no need to register; just turn up by 5.30 pm. For a map of the campus click here.
The seminars last for about an hour and typically involve an academic presenting their latest research. There is an opportunity to ask questions. The audience is full of Byzantists, professional and amateur, including Judith Herrin.
Tuesday 5 October 2010
Benjamin Arbel (Tel Aviv):
The maintenance of Famagusta’s harbour under Venetian administration (1473-1571).
Tuesday 19 October 2010
Diana Newall (Open University):
The city of Candia, capital of Crete: From Byzantium to early modern port.
Tuesday 2 November 2010
Vassiliki Penna (Athens):
Byzantine coins: imperial images and their reflections.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Nadine Schibille (Oxford):
What can the chemical analysis of glass reveal about Byzantine material culture?
Tuesday 7 December 2010
Tassos Papacostas (King’s College London):
The architecture of pilgrimage in medieval Cyprus.