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Two new books

Five years after the NBN workshop The Straits – Inquiries into a Crossroad took place at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, and thanks to the great efforts of its new director Ingela Nilsson, we are proud to present the outcome … Continue reading

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ConstSpace: A New Research Network Hosted by the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul

The research network ‘Constantinople: the diachronicity of public spaces’ (ConstSpace) wishes to challenge current ideas of a clearly distinguishable European center, located in the west of the continent, surrounded by different peripheries. It focuses on Constantinople/Istanbul – once the capital … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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