Events

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Informations about upcoming events are added as soon as we learn about them. Events arranged by the NBN or events that have connection to its members are usually also presented on the blog.

Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Bogazici University, Istanbul, and the Villa I Tatti, Florence 2018-19. Open to candidate who have received a PhD in or after 2007, are conversant in English, have at least a reading knowledge of Italian, and solid background in Italian Renaissance and/or Byzantine Studies. To apply, go to https://itatti.slideroom.com/#/login/program/36957

CFP: Political, Social and Religious Dynamics in South-East Europe (XIIth Congress of the Association Internationale d’Etudes du Sud-Est Europeen), Bucharest, 2-7 September 2019. Send titles and abstracts to congress2019@aiesee.org by 20 December 2017.

CFP: Byzantine Poetry in the ‘Long’ Twelfth Century (1081-1204): Perceptions, Motivations and Functions, Vienna 13-15 June 2018. Send a title of your paper and an abstract (max. 300 words) to Andreas Rhoby (andreas.rhoby@oeaw.ac.at) no later than October 15, 2017.

CFP: Rethinking the Medieval Frontier, Leeds, April 10, 2018. Submissions, as well as any other queries, should be sent to Jonathan Jarrett, School of History, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT, j.jarrett@leeds.ac.uk before February 1, 2018.

Senioruniversitetet i Stockholm anordnar kursen i Konstvetenskap: Rysslands medeltid: Konsten och dess ”ryska själ” (15 p) 29.9-24.11 2017.

CFP: Narrating Power and Authority in Late Antique and Medieval Hagiographies from East to West. International Conference at Academia Belgica (Rome, Italy), Thursday 15th-Saturday 17th February 2018. http://www.novelsaints.ugent.be

CFP: Limes Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. Who are the Byzantines? Identity and identities. Titles are to be sent to the editors by the 15th of September 2017. More info at https://www.limesplus.rs/index.php/casopisi. For questions, write to milenarepajic87@gmail.com or l.sol.invictus@gmail.com.

Preserving, Commenting, Adapting:Commentaries on Ancient Texts in Twelfth-Century Byzantium. International workshop at the University of Silesia in Katowice, 20-21 October 2017. Please send abstracts of no more than 300 words to baukje.van-den-berg@us.edu.pl by 30 April 2017.

CFP: From Oriens Christianus to the Muslim Near East. December 4 2017, Berlin. To submit a paper, please provide an abstract (max. 500 words) and a professional biography (max. 250 words) by 1st May, 2017 to manolis.ulbricht@fu-berlin.de.

CFP: The Christian Orient & Byzantium. St. Petersburg, September 28 – October 4, 2017. Deadline for submitting proposals: June, 1, 2017. Contact orient.chretien@gmail.com.

MA in Greek and Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology, September 2017—October 2018, National and Kapodistrian University. Deadline May 31, 2017. More information at http://meditarch.arch.uoa.gr/site/meditarch/

Postdoctoral full-time research position at the project “Byzantine Poetry in the ‘Long’ Twelfth Century (1081-1204)”. Duration 12 months, beginning September 1, 2017. Deadline for applications: March 31, 2017. Applications and questions should be addressed to andreas.rhoby@oeaw.ac.at.

Between Lust and Chastity: the Byzantines on Love and Sex. Second Byzantine Colloquium of the University of Buenos Aires, 28-29 August, 2017. cfp

Dumbarton Oaks summer program in coins and seals: July 3 to 28, 2017.  For additional information and application guidelines, see http://www.doaks.org/research/byzantine/scholarly-activities/2017-coins-and-seals-summer-school

Summer School on Greek Palaeography and Byzantine Epigraphy, Patmos 3-8 July 2017. For complete information, see http://www.eie.gr/nhrf/educational_activities/2017_palaeography/NHRF_SummerSchools2017_Palaeography-en.html

Sicily at the Crossroad of the Mediterranean, Palermo 28 June – 2 July 2017: send a 250-300 word proposal (in English or Italian) and a short biography by February 15th to Arianna Fognani, arianna.fognani@fandm.edu or Marino Forlino, mforlino@scripps.edu.

The Byzantine Studies Research Center at the Bogazici University is pleased to announce the organization of its first Byzantine Greek Summer Schoolprogram in Istanbul, Turkey, from June 28 to July 21, 2017. For more information, please see http://www.boun.edu.tr/en_US and http://byzantinestudies.boun.edu.tr/

The Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens announces the summer session on Medieval Greek, from June 26 to July 25, 2017. Submit online application, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation (one from the academic advisor and one from a Greek language teacher) on the ASCSA web site at http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/admission-membership/gennadius_library_summer_session/ before January 15, 2017. More info at  www.ascsa.edu.gr or http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/gennadius/medieval-greek-summer-session E-mail: application@ascsa.org.

International Symposium: Nis and Byzantium, June 3-5, 2017: http://www.ni.rs/byzantium/english.php

The Medieval Mediterranean: Cultural, Religious and Economic Exchanges. Leeds, 20 May 2017. https://mediterraneanconference17.wordpress.com/

The Bogazici University offers a number of Andrew W. Mellon grants in Byzantine studies to both PhD students, post-docs and scholars applying for projects: http://byzantinestudies.boun.edu.tr/index.php?page=events&id=11

Brave New Worlds: Digital Technologies & the Study of the Past in Anatolia, the Mediterranean, and the Near East. Istanbul, 5 May 2017. Applicants should submit a 250 word abstract by Feb. 15, 2017 to: arhasymposium@gmail.com. For further information, see http://www.facebook.com/ARHAsymposium

Crossings: Negotiating Borders and Boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean, postgraduate student conference, Oxford 29-30 april 2017. Paper abstracts (up to 300 words) must be submitted as an e-mail attachment to oxfordcrossingsconference@gmail.com by Friday, 24 February 2017. For further info, see oxfordcrossings.wordpress.com

A tenure-track position, one three-year PhD scholarship, and two postdoctoral fellowships for the academic year 2017-18 are all offered by the new Haifa Center for Mediterranean History (HCMH). Application materials in PDF should be emailed to Ms. Hilla Heinemann at HCMH@univ.haifa.ac.il by 15 April 2017 (tenure-track position, postdoctoral fellowships) and 1 July 2017 (PhD scholarship), respectively. References are sent directly to the university.

Understanding Individuality and Depicting Individuals in Ninth-Century Byzantium: International Conference (including evening presentation by Henry Maguire on the topic of Essence and Accident in Byzantine Portraiture) Vienna, 1-3 March 2017. Program

 

2016

Fully-funded PhD: Religion and Conflict in the age of the Crusades, 1050-1400, Nottingham Trent University. For informal discussion regarding a project, please contact: nicholas.morton@ntu.ac.uknatasha.hodgson@ntu.ac.uk Deadline is December 9, 2016

Contra Latinos et Adversus Graecos: The Separation between Rome and Constantinople from Ninth to the Fifteenth Century, Venice 15-17 December, 2016. program

Theoretical Approaches to Byzantine Reception Studies: International Workshop, Stockholm 17–18 Nov 2016. poster

Transmitting and Circulating the Late Antique and Byzantine Worlds, Oxford 24-25th February, 2017. Send an abstract of no more than 250 words, with a short academic biography in the third person, to the Oxford University Byzantine Society at byzantine.society@gmail.com by Friday, 18th November 2016. call-for-papers-final

Archaeology and History of Lydia from Early Lydian Period to the Late Antiquity (8th Cent. B.C.-5th Cent. A.D.). May 17-18, 2017, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey.

Call for papers: Porphyra, Issue XXV “Byzantium and Islam”. Deadline December 1, 2016: http://www.porphyra.it/call-for-papers/

The Late Medieval Anatolian City, Cambridge MA: 30 September. More info at https://eastofbyzantium.org/upcoming-events/

Session proposals – on any topic relevant to Byzantine studies – for the 24th International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 3–6, 2017, should be submitted through the Mary Jaharis Center website site (http:// http://maryjahariscenter.org/sponsored-sessions/23rd-international-medieval-congress/). The deadline for submission is August 31, 2016. CFP

From the Human Body to the Universe: Spatialities of Byzantine Culture. Uppsala, 18-21 March 2017. CFP deadline: 30 september 2016.

To see, to report, to persuade: narrative & versimilitude in Byzantium, Istanbul 27-29 October 2016. http://www.grekiska.net/byzantine-narrative/calls-for-papers/narrative-verisimilitude/ Venue changed to Uppsala

Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies. Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, University of Birmingham, 25-27 March 2017. If you would like to offer a 10-minute communication on the theme of the symposium, please send an abstract of no more than 250 words to Daniel Reynolds at d.k.reynolds@bham.ac.uk by 1 September 2016.

Call for papers: Ritual and Historiography in the Middle Ages (31 March – 2 April 2, 2017: Münster). Please send your proposals of 300-500 words, including a brief resume, to ritualandhistory@gmail.com before August 1, 2016. Any questions may be directed to Sean Griffin by email at sdgriffi@gmail.com.

Religion d’Etat, religion pour l’Etat. Thessaloniki July 3-14, 2016. Participation interest should be sent to Paolo Odorico at odorico@ehess.fr

First Summer School on Greek Palaeography and Byzantine Epigraphy. July 4 to July 9, 2016 Monastery of Saint John the Theologian in Patmos. http://www.eie.gr/NHRF_SummerSchools2016_Palaeography-en.html

The East & Europe, 24 & 25 June, University of Amsterdam. http://artes.uva.nl/news-and-events/events/events/events/content-3/folder-2/conferences/2016/06/the-east–europe.html

Byzantine Studies Alive: on the importance of Byzantine Studies and Byzantine Heritage, Radboud University Nijmegen, June 16-17, 2016. For more information and the full official call for papers with more information on the contents, send a mail to d.slootjes@let.ru.nl

International Conference Making and Rethinking Renaissance between Greek and Latin in 15th-16th century Europe, Oxford, 14-15 June 2016. http://greek15century.mml.ox.ac.uk

Rethinking the Mediterranean: History and Historiography Issues on the Eastern Mediterranean, École française d’Athènes, 9-13 May 2016. http://www.missions.efa.gr (Deadline for proposals  20 January 2016)

Translation in Antiquity, Translating Antiquity: methods and practices. Workshop at the University of OsloDecember 1st-2nd, 2016. Papers should be 30 minutes long (20 + 10 min for discussion). Abstracts of up 250 words should be sent to Dr Tor Ivar Østmoe (t.i.ostmoe@ifikk.uio.no) by December 15th, 2015. , Princeton 6-7 May 2016.

The Arts of Editing: Past, Present and Future. Stockholm, 17–19 August 2016. Title and abstracts in English of max. 250 words should be sent to arsedendi2016@gmail.com by 15 January 2016. Call for papers

The Fourth International Sevgi Gönül Byzantine Studies Symposium on the topic of “Byzantine Identity and the Other in Geographical and Ethnic Imagination” will be held 23-25 June 2016 at Koç University in Istanbul. For further information and/or to submit a proposal, see http://sgsymposium.ku.edu.tr/

Colloque “Dire la ville en grec aux époques antique et byzantine Créteil”, Paris

10-11 juin 2016. Les propositions sont à envoyer à Virginie Mathé (virginie.mathe@u-pec.fr) avant le 1er octobre 2015.

Narratology and Intertextuality: New Perspectives on Greek Epic from Homer to Tzetzes. International Seminar, University of Oslo, Norway, 3–4 June 2016. Call for Papers

Memory and Identity in the Middle Ages: the Construction of a Cultural Memory of the Holy Land (4th-16th centuries). University of Amsterdam, 26-27 May 2016. Participants are asked to send an abstract of 300 words to memory.and.identity.conference@gmail.com before 1 december 2015.

Reading Pleasure, Pleasure Reading: medieval approaches to reading. Summer School, 23–28 May 2016, at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul. More info

Holy Hero(in)es. Literary Constructions of Heroism in Late Antique and Early Medieval Hagiography. International conference at Ghent University (Belgium), Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th February 2016. More info here.

 

2015

For the Sake of Salvation and Happiness: Byzantine Pilgrimage and its Origins. International Symposium, Mainz, December 1-4, 2015. Program

The Department of the Classics at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in Byzantine Greek language and literature. Applications must be submitted no later than November 2, 2015 to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu

Distant Worlds: Munich Graduate School for Ancient Studies offers Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships beginning in the fall of 2015: http://www.mzaw.uni-muenchen.de/dw/index.html

International scientific symposium “Days of Justinian I”, Skopje 30-31 October, 2015. http://www.medievalart.org/icmacommunitynews/2015/6/22/call-for-papers-iii-international-scientific-symposium-days-of-justinian-i

Workshop: Nikephoros Blemmydes in the Palaeologan Age (19.10.2015, Hamburg)Program

The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University is offering a one-year post-doctoral research position in the field of Byzantine architectural history. Applications must be received by October 16, 2015 and made here: https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1442415826919

Intercultural Exchange in Late Antique Historiography, Ghent, 16-18 September 2015. Programme

PhD course at the University of Agder, September 15-17, 2015. Invitation

“Lives, Roles, and Actions of the Byzantine Empresses”, international workshop on the 40th death anniversary of Francis Dvornik, Prague September 11-12, 2o15. ProgramIn addition to the workshop a symposium on Francis Dvornik will take place on September 10

Vacancy for a post as assistant professor in Byzantine Studies at the Central European University in Budapest: https://hro.ceu.edu/vacancies/assistant-professor-byzantine-studies (Application deadline August 30, 2015).

Applications for two Research Associates (PhD student positions) in the Project “The Role of the Supernatural in Procedures of Imperial Decision-making in the Byzantine Empire from the 6th to the 12th Centuries” deadline 10. 7. 2015. For further questions, ask gruenbart@uni-muenster

Deutsch-Türkische Herbstschule in Istanbul: Times of transition in Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople/Istanbul, 28.9-4.10 2015. Apply before 10.6.

Roman Epigraphy Summer School in Bulgaria, July and August 2015: http://historyon.eu/

The intensive Byzantine, Modern Greek, and Ottoman Turkish Summer School on the island of Imvros, Turkey: July 19-August 31. http://imrozsummerschool.com

Istanbul Between East and West: Crossroads of History, Istanbul, July 5-25 July, 2015. http://ucsdistanbul.org/program-overview2/

Oxford Patristic & Byzantine Study Week, Friday 3rd― Wednesday 8th July, 2015. More info under http://www.ainosculture.org

Medieval Greek Summer Session at the Gennadius Library, June 30 to July 29, 2015. http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/gennadius/medieval-greek-summer-session

Istanbul: History, Monuments, Urban Life. Boğaziçi-Columbia Summer School in Byzantine and Ottoman Studies, June 20-August 2.

Never the Twain Shall Meet: Latins and Greeks learning from each other in Byzantium. Conference at the Department of Romance Studies and Classics, Stockholm University, June 24 to 26, 2015. http://www.su.se/romklass/om-oss/evenemang/never-the-twain-shall-meet-1.227535

History and Historiography in the 20th century. Athens, 18-20 June 2015. Call for Papers, see www.historiography20.gr

Lines Between: Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean. Cyprus, June 3-6 2015.  Call for Papers, see http://eucrscconference2015.org/call-for-papers

Telling stories in Byzantium: an experimental workshop on Byzantine narration and recent developments within narratology, Uppsala University, 26–28 November 2015. Send the title and a short abstract (not more than 250 words) of contribution proposals to Ingela.Nilsson@lingfil.uu.se before June 1, 2015.

For the sake of salvation and happiness in life. Studies of Byzantine pilgrimage and its origins. Mainz, December 2-4, 2015. Call for papers (deadline May 31, 2015).

Research Associate: Cult of Saints (Greek and Latin Epigraphy) at the University of Oxford, application deadline May 29, 2015.

The Door of the Sanctuary: a Place of Transition. International conference, Amsterdam May 27-29, 2015. Program

The Sound of Sense: Orality/Aurality in Byzantine Texts and ContextsPrinceton May 16-17, 2015.

Crossing Frontiers: Christians and Muslims and their art in Eastern Anatolia and the Caucasus Research Trips to Turkey (September 2015), and Armenia (Spring 2016), deadline for applications May 8, 2015.

8th Athens Postgraduate Conference, 8th-11th of July 2015. Call for papers (deadline April 10). Extended to May 1, 2015.

Deadline for applications to the bigger and smaller scholarships of the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul: April 27, 2015.

International Workshop: Ideologies and Identities in the Medieval Byzantine World. Vienna, April 16-17, 2015. Program

Trading Places: Byzantium and the Mediterranean World in the Later Middle Ages. Cambridge, April 16-17, 2015. http://tradingplacesconference.org

Cappadocia in Context: Intensive Graduate Summer Workshop by Koç University RCAC, June 11-26 2015. Application deadline April 15, 2015.

Istanbul Through the Ages: RCAC Summer Program, June 29-July 21, 2015. Application deadline April 15, 2015.

Call for Papers for the Forty-first Annual Byzantine Studies Conference (BSC) to be held in New York from October 22 to October 25, 2015. Deadline for abstracts:  Wednesday, 1 April 2015. More info

Biblical Philology in Byzantine Manuscripts (EABS conference: Córdoba, July 12-15, 2015). Proposals can be submitted until April 1 through http://www.eabs.net.

16th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies (CBOMGS), University of Birmingham, on the theme of Fragmentation: The Eastern Mediterranean in Conflict and Cohesion, 30th May 2015. Abstract submissions before March 31, 2015, to cbomgs.colloquium@gmail.com

L’Animal, le Genre, et l’Image: three workshops arranged by the International Medieval Society. Paris March 27, April 10, May 29. Entrée libre dans la limite des places disponibles. Inscription : i.fabry-tehranchi@reading.ac.uk

Föreningen Atheninstitutets vänner utlyser ett stipendium om 15 000 kr till minne av Barbro Styrenius. Ansökningar mottages endast i digital form och ska skickas till: info@athenvannerna.se före den 23 mars 2015. Mer info

The aesthetics of crossing: experiencing the beyond in Abrahamic traditions. International Conference, Utrecht March 19-21, 2015. Call for Papers

Historical Games: Representation, Diversity and Ideology. Göteborg, March 19-21, 2015. Call for papers

Art and Archaeology of the Crusades: a Re-Evaluation, SOAS, London 2015-16. Application deadline March 15, 2015.

Connections, Networks & Contexts, one day conference arranged by the Late Antique and Postgraduate Society (LAMPS) at the University of Edinburgh, April 17, 2015. Proposals to lampsedinburgh@gmail.com must be received by 2 March 2015.

Town and Country in the Byzantine World, Sofia May 7-8, 2015. Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 1, 2015.

Doctoral fellowships in Late Antique and Byzantine studies at Koc University: application deadline: March 1, 2015. http://cssh.ku.edu.tr/Post-doctoral_fellowships_in_CLABS

(Un)Berechenbare Konflikte: ein Workshop diskutiert mathematische Ansätze zum besseren Verständnis politischer Konflikte in Mittelalter und Gegenwart. Vienna, February  19, 14:00.

Frühjahrsschule “Griechische Handschriftenkunde und Editorik”, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften March 23-27, 2015. Bewerbung bis zum 16. Februar 2015

Six scholarships at the institute of archaeology, history, and cultural and religious sciences at the university of Bergen. Application deadline February 9, 2015.

Application deadline for the International Workshop on Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (Istanbul, May 8-9 2015): January 31, 2015. http://eas-scoop.org/iwahs/

Post-doc in Byzantine Studies at the University of Uppsala. Application deadline January 23, 2015.

Disasters & Catastrophes: Navigating Periods of Crisis and Transition in Anatolia, the Mediterranean and the Near East, Koç University Archaeology & History of Art Graduate Research Symposium, Application Deadline: January 23, 2015

Scholarship in history on the topic “Mellom Norge og Miklagard: den ortodokse verdens bidrag til norsk identitet” at the University of Trondheim: application deadline January 19, 2015.

Holy Images and Worship in the Catholic Church, the Newman Institute, Uppsala 19.1 – 5.6 2015. http://newman.se/eng/courses-taught-in-english/

Late antique hagiography as literature, Edinburgh, 20th-21st May 2015. Call for papers: until January 15, 2015.

Call for papers to the conference Never The Twain Shall Meet: Latins and Greeks learning from each other in Byzantium, Stockholm, June 24-26, 2015: before January 15, 2015.

Deadline for the Papaioannou fellowship at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens: January 15, 2015. http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/admission-membership/student-associate-membership

Adriatic Connections: The Adriatic as a Threshold to Byzantium (c.600-1453) 14–16 January 2015

A. G. Leventis Chair of Byzantine Studies application deadline: January 5, 2015.

Deadline for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Faculty of Theology in Oslo: January 4, 2015. http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1284808/71015?iso=no

 

2014

Linking the Mediterranean Workshop at the University of Vienna, December 11-13, 2014 (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Wohllebengasse 12-14). For inquiries contact david.natal@oeaw.ac.at

The Athens Dialogue Rethink the Past: Monday, December 1st, 2014 | 09:00 – 19:30 Museo Nazionale Romano, Palazzo Altemps, Rome

Deadline for the postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Hellenic Studies in Princeton: December 1, 2014. http://www.princeton.edu/hellenic/fellowships/pdrfellowships/

Deadline for a PhD research fellowship in history at the University of Agder, November 30, 2014. http://uia.easycruit.com/vacancy/1263897/35068?iso=gb

Call for papers to the Oxford University Byzantine Society’s XVII International Graduate Conference, Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Byzantine World, c. 300-c.1500 (27th February – 28th February 2015, University of Oxford): before November 28, 2014. Papers should be 20 minutes in length, and may be delivered in English or French. Send abstracts of no more than 250 words – along with a short academic biography in the third person – to byzantine.society@gmail.com.

The Mediterranean, Bridge of Cultures. Barcelona, 27 November 2014. Confirm attendance at barcelona@acadeuro.org or register online on the event’s website: www.barcelonadisputatio.com

Applications for the position of Director for the Research Center for Mediterranean Civilizations: before November 14, 2014. http://cssh.ku.edu.tr/faculty-positions

Land and Sea in the Mediterranean World. Santa Barbara, 7-8 November 2014. For more info, see http://humweb.ucsc.edu/mediterraneanseminar/

40th Byzantine Studies Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, November 6 – November 9, 2014; for abstracts, see http://www.bsana.net/conference/Abstracts_2014.pdf

The Straits: Inquiries into a Crossroad. Svenska Forskningsinstitutet i Istanbul, November 1-7, 2014. Seminarium arrangerat av Nordiska Bysantinska Nätverket och finansierat av Riksbankens Jubileumsfond. För mer information om detta evenemang hänvisas till vår blogg.

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