Tag Archives: Kings College

Reminder for Tuesday 5 October – Kings’ College London Late Antique & Byzantine Seminars

Don’t forget that the first in this season’s series of seminars at Kings’ College takes place on Tuesday 5 October. The seminars are free to all and will be held in room B6 on the Strand Campus. There is no need … Continue reading

Posted in Byzantine Events | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Exploring the Late Byzantine rural landscape: setting the record straight

At a seminar held on 2 February 2010 (yep, I am way behind in my reports!) at Kings’ College London, Dr Fotini Kondyli (Birmingham University) discussed with us her current studies into the situation and development of the rural landscape … Continue reading

Posted in Byzantine Events, History | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Centre for Hellenic Studies King’s College London: a new future?

It would be nice to think that all those who joined the petition to save the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at King’s College London were able to sway the mind of College Principal Rick Trainor. Whatever the … Continue reading

Posted in Byzantium in the News, Commentary & Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Poor performance or anti-Greek conspiracy? The campaign to save the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at King’s College London is controversial

When a Dutch friend who had walked the Via Egnatia with me sent me an email in mid-February about a proposal to close or reorganize the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at King’s College London, I could not … Continue reading

Posted in Blog News & Updates, Commentary & Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Save the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at KCL King’s College London

I have heard that due to the pressure on public finances in the UK and the subsequent effect upon higher education funding, it has been suggested that the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at King’s College London may be … Continue reading

Posted in Byzantine Events, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Don’t Forget to Visit the Byzantine Events Page

Please visit the new page which has details of events relating to Byzantium. Initially in the UK, but as I get more time I will add events further afield. Many of these are free to attend and they cover a … Continue reading

Posted in Blog News & Updates, Byzantine Events | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nineteenth Annual Runciman Lecture – Byzantine Architecture reconfigured in early Islamic Syria

Professor Robert Hillenbrand The Great Hall at Kings’ College, London was packed again this year as over 250 people enjoyed the lecture by Professor Robert Hillenbrand. The subject matter of “Byzantine Architecture reconfigured in early Islamic Syria” did not at … Continue reading

Posted in Byzantine Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments