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Gästforskarvistelser vid de svenska Medelhavsinstituten

I höst utlyser Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ) medel till kostnader för vetenskapligt arbete vid de svenska Medelhavsinstituten i Aten, Istanbul och Rom. Forskare kan söka medel för att bedriva vetenskapligt arbete inom områdena humaniora, samhällsvetenskap, juridik och religionsvetenskap. Med vetenskapligt arbete … Continue reading

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Monumenta Musicae Byzantinae i Köpenhamn hotas av nedläggning – en petition finns nu för påskrift!

Christian Troelsgård blev den 8 maj 2019 varslad om uppsägning vid Köpenhamns universitet på grund av besparingar. Troelsgård är sedan 26 år anställd som lektor vid Saxo-Institutet med särskilt ansvar för bysantinsk musikvetenskap. Han är en de få auktoriteterna på … 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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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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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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Þrír Vegir í Miklagarð (part three)

Wulf: A Displaced Anglo-Saxon, c. 1090 It had been the better part of a lifetime since the Conquest, and Wulf was resolved to stay and settle in his adoptive city. His loyalty to his former liege lords had been remote … Continue reading

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Þrír Vegir í Miklagarð (part two)

Bolli: An Opportunistic Icelander, c. 1040 Bolli’s ax sat heavily on his shoulders, but he did not notice the weight. The emperor’s life-guard was back from Bulgar-fighting in Prilep and he was thinking about the new red cloak he would … Continue reading

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