Category Archives: Lectures

The Inaugural Mathews Byzantine Lecture, by Professor Emerita Margaret Mullet (OBE): “The Christos Paschon: Byzantine tragedy or non-liturgical passion play?”

Time: Thu Dec 2, 2021, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Medieval Institute Main Reading Room and Live-Streamed on our YouTube channel The Medieval Institute is pleased to announce a new annual lecture series, the Mathews Byzantine Lectures [https://medieval.nd.edu/news-events/annual-events/mathews-byzantine-lectures/].The Mathews Lectures bring a distinguished scholar … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Lecture: The Sound of the Lectionary

The Mary Jaharis Center is pleased to announce our second lecture of 2021–2022: The Sound of the Lectionary: Chant, Architecture, and Salvation in Byzantium. In this lecture, Roland Betancourt, University of California, Irvine, considers the ways in which notions of … Continue reading

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Worth Their Weight in Gold: The Significance of Lead Seals to Byzantine Studies Virtual Public Lecture by Alicia Walker

Worth Their Weight in Gold: The Significance of Lead Seals to Byzantine Studies Virtual Public Lecture by Alicia Walker Date: Thursday, October 28th from 5:00-6:30pm ET Where: Via Zoom Byzantine sigillography is a specialized subdivision of an already esoteric field. … Continue reading

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Slaying the Dragon: Byzantine Survivals in the Greek War of Independence

Slaying the Dragon: Byzantine Survivals in the Greek War of Independence Date: Saturday, October 2nd at 1pm EDT Where: Via Zoom The lecture will focus on an aspect of the Greek War of Independence that calls for answers to questions … Continue reading

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University Lectureship in Digital Humanities

Cambridge Digital Humanities (CDH) is a thriving research centre reaching across the School of Arts and Humanities and School of Humanities and Social Sciences. We have strong associations with Cambridge’s many museums and collections, work closely with the University Library, … Continue reading

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Georgetown-International Dunhuang Project Lecture Series: Following the Silk Roads to North America

The Georgetown-IDP Lecture Series: Following the Silk Roads to North America was organised to celebrate the upcoming completion of the Georgetown-IDP Project, which has worked to incorporate images of Silk Road items in North American collections into the International Dunhuang Project’s public database, based at the … Continue reading

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Circular Thinking: The Drawing Compass as a Tool of Creation in Premodern Europe

Circular Thinking: The Drawing Compass as a Tool of Creation in Premodern Europe 10 & 11 June, 5:30–7pm BST (online) Circular Thinking is an online lecture, short papers and panel discussion devoted to the drawing compass, an essential tool of … Continue reading

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Workshop and Lecture with Nahir Otaño Gracia, April 15 2021

Please join Fordham Center for Medieval Studies for a workshop and lecture on Zoom with: Nahir Otaño Gracia (University of New Mexico) Thursday, April 15, 2021 Workshop (10:00am EDT): “Strategies for creating an anti-racist classroom community” Lecture (5:00pm EDT): “Whiteness and … Continue reading

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Mary Jaharis Center Lecture: Ps-Ptolemy’s Ὁ Καρπός and Byzantine Astrological Practice

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, is pleased to announce its final lecture for 2020–2021: “Ps-Ptolemy’s Ὁ Καρπός and Byzantine Astrological Practice.” Dr. Darin Hayton, Haverford College, will explore … Continue reading

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IAS Medieval Studies and Near Eastern Studies Joint Lecture

IAS Medieval Studies and Near Eastern Studies Joint Lecture  February 19, 2021, 12:00-1:30 pm EST The Turn to the Medieval in Ethiopian Studies – The Turn to Ethiopia in Medieval Studies I Panelists: Andrea Achi (Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters at … Continue reading

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