Category Archives: Byzantine Events

Two Collections Meet – Museum of Byzantine Culture Thessaloniki – to September 30 2020

The Museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki presents an exhibition comprising icons, vestments and precious heirlooms on loan from the northern port city’s Municipal Art Gallery. The items are shown alongside texts which present and explain the most recent findings … Continue reading

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Event – Images of Byzantium: Don’t miss the stunning gilded iconography at Monkton Arts IoW

This will be targeted at a very tiny numbers of readers in England, but as I can see the Isle of Wight from one of my favourite walks, I thought I would highlight this exhibition. This exhibition and illustrated talk … Continue reading

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Event – Building God’s Empire: Archaeology, religion and the Byzantine conquest of Africa

This looks like an interesting event to attend for those who can make it. The combination of Justinian, Belisarius, and the idea of rebuilding the western Roman empire is an intoxicating mix, and a great story. To be held at … Continue reading

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Late Antique and Byzantine Studies seminars at King’s College London

The seminar series continues at King’s College this Spring. Attendance is free to all. Tuesday 7 February, 17.30 Niels Gaul (Edinburgh) The Byzantium that could have been? Learning and the transmission of classical texts around the year 800 SW1.09, Somerset … Continue reading

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The 26th annual Runciman lecture: Greece in the Balkans: A Cohabitation of Past, Present and Future – 2 February

Throughout the last two centuries of Balkan history, national identities have been transformed, political cohesion of nation states has given way to segmentation and pre-modern creeds have existed next to modernist ideas. Location: King’s College, Great Hall, King’s Building, Strand … Continue reading

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SPBS Summer Lecture – Hellenic Centre London, 7 June

The Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies summer lecture will be held on 7 June 2016 at The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS. Professor Liz James will talk about: Material Faith: the mosaic of the Archangel … Continue reading

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Exhibition – Designing Identity: The Power of Textiles in Late Antiquity

This decorative panel from a tunic was woven in around the year 500 AD, in Egypt when it was part of the flourishing Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire. The panel is in the wondrous little show called “Designing Identity: The … Continue reading

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