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Disputation i Uppsala

Förra veckan disputerade Irina Brändén på temat ”Bild och berättelser om Sankt Nikolaus: Några vitaikoner studerade mot bakgrund av text och liturgi”, vilken publiceras som Figura Nova Series 35 (Uppsala universitet 2018). På bilden syns, förutom disputanden till höger, ordförande Jan … Continue reading

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New issue of Scandinavian Journal of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies

In volume 3 (2017), the editor Vassilios Sabatakakis is happy to welcome a guest-editor, Dr AnnaLinden Weller, who has edited five articles from a conference that she organized at Uppsala University in 2016 within the frame of the ‘Text and … Continue reading

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BBC radio drama on Zoe Porphyrogenita – available for another week!

Radio dramatist Robin Brooks plays with (and against) the prejudices of a Byzantium filled with intrigues, murder and drama, turning the events of Zoe’s life into a play that sometimes feels like a reality show. The narrative voice of Michael … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Elisabeth Piltz (1938-2018)

Elisabeth Piltz died on January 23, 2018, in Uppsala. She was born on March 7, 1938, in Ödeborg, municipality of Färgelanda, Dalsland, where she will be buried on February 23. Elisabeth Piltz studied art history and languages at the universities … Continue reading

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Förberedelser inför Istanbul 2021

Planeringen för nästa internationella kongress – The 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, som kommer att hållas i Istanbul 23-28 augusti 2021 – är redan i full gång. Kongressens tema är ”Byzantium – Bridge Between Worlds” / “Byzance – Pont … Continue reading

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Byzantine News

From now on, the AIEB will communicate through a newsletter called “Byzantine News”. Its aim is to facilitate information exchange among Byzantine scholars worldwide and function as an information hub, i.e. by receiving and distributing news and information about activities … Continue reading

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Interview: Annalinden Weller

The two-year postdoc in Text and Narrative in Byzantium at Uppsala University is over, and Annalinden Weller is leaving Sweden after two productive years that were concluded with a conference on Reception Histories of the Future in August 2017. As … Continue reading

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