Virtual Workshop: “Armenia and Byzantium Without Borders III”

10-11 September 2021

The Moving Byzantium Project (Project Leader, Prof. Claudia Rapp) financed by the FWF (Austrian National Research Foundation) is organizing the virtual international workshop “Armenia and Byzantium
Without Borders III” on 10-11 September 2021.

Organizers: Dr. Emilio Bonfiglio (Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen) & Prof. Dr. Claudia Rapp (University of Vienna / Austrian Academy of Sciences), in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Theo Maarten van Lint (University of Oxford) and Dr. David Zakarian (University of Oxford).

Attached you may find the programme and abstracts with further information.

Pre-registration for this online event is mandatory. For this reason, please contact Dr. Ekaterini Mitsiou (Coordinator, Moving Byzantium Project), You will receive an e-mail with a zoom link in time for the event.

Armenia-and-Byzantium-without-Borders-III_Abstracts (PDF)

Armenia-and-Byzantium-without-Borders-III_Programme (PDF)

First OEBG-SPBS Joint Lecture

25 May 2021, at 17:00 (UK)/18:00 (Austria) via Zoom

The SPBS is delighted to announce a new online joint Annual Lecture series in cooperation with the Austrian Association for Byzantine Studies.
The first lecture will be taking place on 25 May 2021 at 5pm UK time (6pm Austrian time) by Zoom.

Dr Nikolaos Zagklas (University of Vienna) will be speaking to the title:
The Power of Rhetoric in the Byzantine Classroom and Beyond: Fluid Relations and Intersections between Prose and Poetry

The Respondent will be Dr Foteini Spingou (University of Edinburgh)

All Welcome – please sign up at

For full details, see the poster below:

OEBG-SPBS Lecture 2021