Tag Archives: Constantinople

Byzantium, alt-right and hooliganism

As our readers will know, the Nordic Byzantine Network is not only preoccupied with the study of Byzantium as such, but also with the metahistory of its past and contemporary use. Such was, for instance, the topic of a two-day … Continue reading

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Ny serie om vikingaflicka i Miklagård

Läsare av Dagens ETC har sedan i somras kunnat följa den äventyrliga vikingaflickan Siris resa till Miklagård i form av Patric Nyströms och Per Demervalls nya seriealbum Siri och vikingarna, utgivet av Rabén & Sjögren (2016). I följetongsformatet publiceras en … Continue reading

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Byzantine days in Uppsala

A series of Byzantine events took place in Uppsala on 15-17 October, in collaboration between Greek and Byzantine Studies, Uppsala University, the Uppsala Coin Cabinet, Museum Gustavianum and the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study. Cécile Morrisson held a lecture in … Continue reading

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Två föredrag på Medelhavsmuséet i Stockholm

Den 27 januari kl 18:00 talar Ingela Nilsson på temat Buddha i Bysans: Legenden om Barlaam och Joasaf. Denna bysantinska hagiografi – i vilken berättelsen om Buddha för första gången återges för kristna läsare – har översatts av Barbro Styrenius och kommer att … Continue reading

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New postdoctoral research project in Oslo

Thomas Arentzen has attained funding from the Research Council of Norway for a postdoctoral research project at the University of Oslo. The project Bodies in Motion: Religion and Corporeality in Late Antiquity will explore late ancient and early Byzantine texts. … Continue reading

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At the Crossroad

A few hours before the SRII seminar “The Straits: Inquiries into a Crossroad” was set to begin, the three NBN members responsible for its planning and execution sat down at a café on Tünel square and pondered the outcome. Would … Continue reading

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The Straits: Inquiries into a Crossroad

Som ett led i nätverkets nystart arrangerar Nordiska Bysantinska Nätverket, med generöst stöd av Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, ett seminarium vid det Svenska Forskningsinstitutet i Istanbul : The Straits: Inquiries into a Crossroad. Få platser har kommit att representera en symbolisk kulturgräns mellan … Continue reading

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