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Byzantine Events

This page displays upcoming events that are either related to Byzantium or are those that I just like! Contact me if you have an event you would like publicised.

 Autumn- Winter term 2011/12: Late Antique & Byzantine Seminars

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 Centre for Hellenic Studies at Kings’ College.

The Winter 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.

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

Monday 10 October 2011
Seminar
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
Seminar
Rembrandt Duits (Warburg): A Byzantine icon in Florence: the Bargello

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

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

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

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

Tuesday 22 November 2011
Seminar

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

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

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

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

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
Workshop

Celebrating Early Applied Arts: Textiles

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

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

Saturday 25 February 2012
Workshop

Celebrating Early Applied Arts: Ceramics

Saturday 31 March 2012
Workshop

Celebrating Early Applied Arts: Mosaics

Saturday 30 June 2012
Workshop

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

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