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Boris welcomes you to London and the XXX Olympiad

Today after due British ceremonial scepticism, cynicism, and complaints about special Olympic traffic lanes, we in the United Kingdom are starting to feel the excitement of the imminent official start of the London Olympics. Your favourite blog is caught up … Continue reading

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“We are all children of Byzantium”

During that time we also had numerous parallel events running – lectures, musical performances and seminars. It was a real Byzantine feast! One of the highlights was the 18th Annual Runciman Lecture given by Professor Judith Herrin, late of Kings College London, and author of many successful books on Byzantium including the wonderful “Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire”. Continue reading

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