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22nd Annual Runciman Lecture – Constantinople: the medieval Muslim perspective (7 February)

The 22nd Annual Runciman Lecture will be given by Professor Carole Hillenbrand, OBE, FBA, FRSE, FR HIst.Soc. It will take place as usual in the Great Hall King’s Building Strand Campus on 7 February 2013 with a 6.00 pm start. … Continue reading

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Nineteenth Annual Runciman Lecture – 4 Feb 2010

The nineteenth annual Runciman Lecture will be held this coming Thursday 4 February 2010 at 18.00 in the Great Hall, Strand Campus, Kings’ College, London. Professor Robert Hillenbrand (Edinburgh) will present: Byzantine Architecture reconfigured in early Islamic Syria. The lecture … 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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