Conferences, Lectures & Calls for Papers
The Material Text in Pre-Modern and Early Modern Europe
5 March 2014, Bard Graduate Center, New York.
Full details, including for viewing a livestream of the symposium proceedings, can be found here.
Faith & Fortune 'In Focus' - Visualising the Divine on Byzantine and Early Islamic Coinage
A Barber Institute Special Event
8 March 2014 (2-4pm), Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham
The event is free but booking is essential, contact: education(at)barber.org.uk
Faith and Fortune explores the cultural interchange between neighbouring Byzantine, Persian and early Islamic empires through coins, revealing constant dialogue, drama and confrontation. This is an unique opportunity to explore the exhibition Faith and Fortune more closely. Join the curators for an introductory talk and coin handling session. Then see objects from the exhibition brought to life with the University's innovative interactive touch talk. Meet at the Barber - the event involves a 10 minute walk across campus to the Digital Humanities Hub. For more information visit: http://barber.org.uk/faith-fortune/
Pathways of Communication: Roads and Routes in Anatolia from prehistory to Seljuk times, Ankara
20-22 March 2014, Ankara
For the full programme and conference registration, see the Pathways of Communication website.
4-5 April 2014, Indiana University, Bloomington
For full details and registration form, see the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus website.
Antioch on the Orontes, Early Explorations in the City of Mosaics
28 February-20 April 2014, Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC)
For full details, see the RCAC website.
Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods
Koç University’s department of Archaeology and History of Art second annual Graduate Student Symposium
3 May 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
The Call for Papers closes on 6 March, full details are here.
Language as Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean (330-2013)
15th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies (CBOMGS) at the University of Birmingham.
24 May 2014, University of Birmingham
Full details and Call for Papers (closing 24 March) here.
Cappadocia in Context: Immerse yourself in Byzantine & Post-Byzantine Cappadocia...
Intensive Graduate Summer Workshop by Koç University RCAC
16 June - 04 July 2014
Full details, including for availability of funding can be found here.
Afro-Byzantine and Greco-African Conference
27 October-1 November 2014, University of Johannesburg.
For full details and Call for Papers, see this document.
Diogenes, the online journal of GEM (the Society for the Students of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham) has issued a Call for Papers for the next issue, to be published in October 2014. The deadline for contributions is 1 August 2014.
Propose a session for the upcoming Byzantine Studies Congress in Vancouver this fall (November 6-9, 2014), and, with ICMA sponsorship, be able to pay travel expenses for your speakers, even if they come from abroad! Full details are available from the International Center of Medieval Art.