Please note that the recording of the SPBS Autumn Lecture, ‘String Theory: Order and disruption in Byzantine interlace” by Professor Henry Macguire, is now availble via our Links page.
Deadline: 15 February 2021
The 2021 Coins and Seals Summer Program will be held from June 28 to July 23, 2021. Applicants must send their application electronically by February 15, 2021, and more information about the application process can found here.
Abstract deadline: 1 February 2021
Chapter deadline: 31 December 2021
Topics devoted to historical science must, without a doubt, always take into account the realities of the present. In this sense, in the context of a global pandemic, a re-evaluation of the sources and a look through the respective lenses of the vast historical literature associated with the world’s three largest monotheistic religions are justified in order to answer the following questions: What did previous generations and individuals learn about illnesses? What did people of different religious or confessional backgrounds believe about diseases of the soul and the body? And what psychological and/or social effects did their convictions have in terms of remedies?
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