Monthly Archives: June 2015

Allt ljus på Psellos

Tyska ARD gör lite oväntat reklam för en bysantinsk författare. Litteraturkritikern Denis Scheck har läst Psellos (i den som alltid rekommenderliga tyska Tusculum-utgåvan) och fascinerats av den konstantinopolitanske hovmannens berättarkonst: http://www.ardmediathek.de/tv/Druckfrisch/Denis-Scheck-empfiehlt-Michael-Psellos/Das-Erste/Video?documentId=28977452&bcastId=339944 En glädjande nyhet inte minst med tanke på det nya projektet i … Continue reading

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Claudia Rapp has been awarded the Wittgenstein prize

Claudia Rapp, professor of Byzantine Studies at the University of Vienna and leader of the Institute for Byzantine Research in the same city, has been awarded the highest academic award in the country, sometimes known as the “Austrian Nobel Prize”: … Continue reading

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New postdoc at Uppsala University

Uppsala is happy to welcome Annalinden Weller as participant in and coordinator of the collaborative research network Text and narrative in Byzantium (Texte et récit à Byzance). For more info, see http://www.grekiska.net/byzantine-narrative Annalinden will work on methods of preserving and negotiating Byzantine culture, power, … Continue reading

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