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Lecture and twofold book release

  On October 4, Prof. Dame Averil Cameron gave the 2018 Lennart Rydén lecture at SCAS. It was followed by a discussion panel with prof. Peter Frankopan (Oxford), Björn Wittrock (former SCAS director) and Olof Heilo (Swedish Research Institute in … Continue reading

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New volume in the series Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia!

We present to you Storytelling in Byzantium: Narratological approaches to Byzantine texts and images, edited by Charis Messis, Margaret Mullet and Ingela Nilsson! At the same time, we take the opportunity to inform about earlier studies in the series that … Continue reading

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Støtt det norske institutt i Athen!

I 30 år har Det norske institutt i Athen spilt en viktig rolle for norsk arkeologi, for studier av antikken og for kunnskap om det østlige middelhavsområdet. Instituttet har vært en døråpner for norske forskere og studenter og en godt … Continue reading

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Dumbarton Oaks Publications

Summer sale: free downloadable 6-volume catalogue of Byzantine seals and 20% off paperback editions! Dumbarton Oaks is happy to make the 6-volume catalogue of Byzantine lead seals in the collections of Dumbarton Oaks and the Fogg Museum of Art freely … Continue reading

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Två nya böcker och lite sommarunderhållning

Leonora Neville, historiker vid University of Wisconsin-Madison, hör till de verkligt produktiva bysantinologerna just nu. Knappt hann hennes utmärkta bok om Anna Komnena komma ut (2016), så kommer ännu en bok, nu en guide till bysantinsk historieskrivning. Medan boken om … Continue reading

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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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