King’s College Centre for Hellenic Studies Events – Autumn-Winter 2011/2012

The next series of free and accessible Byzantine and Hellenic seminars at King’s College London is almost upon us. Through its regular weekly seminars, colloquia, public lectures and international conferences, the Centre for Hellenic Studies is a concentrated force for the advancement of research in all aspects of Hellenic culture.

All these seminars are free, open to the public and designed to be accessible to a wide audience. Seminars will be held at 5.30 on alternate Tuesdays at the Strand Campus in Room B6 of the North Wing (Classics Department).

There is no need to register; just turn up by 5.30 pm. For a map of the campus click here.

Tuesday 4 October 2011
Alessandra Bucossi (KCL): A Latin theologian at the Constantinopolitan court: the intriguing case of Hugo Eteriano

Monday 10 October 2011
Professor Roderick Beaton (King’s College London):
Re-imagining Greek antiquity in 1821: Shelley’s Hellas in its literary and political context 

Thursday 13 October
Exhibition Opening
A Brighter Hellas: Rediscovering Greece in the 19th Century

Tuesday 18 October 2011
Rembrandt Duits (Warburg): A Byzantine icon in Florence: the Bargello

Monday 24 October 2011
Peter Mackridge (Oxford/Kings): Theatre in the Colonels’ Greece: impressions of an eye-witness

Tuesday 1 November 2011
Mihailo Popovic (Vienna):New insights into the history of Balkan fairs in the historical region of Macedonia (13th-16th centuries)

Monday 14 November 2011
Niketas Siniossoglou (King’s): Hellenic identity: essentialist and anti-essentialist approaches

Wednesday 16 November 2011
Greek Archaeological Committee Lecture
The Monument of Augustus for Actium:  “The Victory City” and the beginnings of Roman Imperial Art

Tuesday 22 November 2011

Marek Jankowiak (Oxford): From Orthodoxy to heresy: why was Monotheletism

Monday 28 November 2011
Klearchos Kyriakides (University of Hertfordshire): The rule of law and ethics in contemporary Greece

Tuesday 6 December 2011
Ioannis Stouraitis (Vienna): Byzantine conceptions of warfare in the time of the Crusades: Holy war?

Monday 12 December 2011
James Pettifer (Oxford): W.M.Leake in Epirus 1804-1809 – Espionage and

Friday 27 & Saturday 28 January 2012
Conference – held at the British School at Athens
Between two worlds: the British Council and Anglo-Greek literary interactions 1945-1955

Saturday 28 January 2012

Celebrating Early Applied Arts: Textiles

Thursday 2 February 2012
21st Annual Runciman Lecture
Looking at the Athenian Acropolis:  from modern times to antiquity

Tuesday 14 – Friday 17 February 2012
The Language of Love Conference

Saturday 25 February 2012

Celebrating Early Applied Arts: Ceramics

Saturday 31 March 2012

Celebrating Early Applied Arts: Mosaics

Saturday 30 June 2012

Cultural Olympiad 2012: the ancient Games from new perspectives: Representing Victory


About proverbs6to10

Interested in Byzantium and Patrick Leigh Fermor
This entry was posted in Byzantine Events and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.