Greek Manuscripts at the University of Michigan Library: Cataloging, Teaching, and Research

We are very pleased to invite you all to the fourth session of the Virtual Encounters on Book History, a series organized by Pablo Alvarez (University of Michigan) and Benito Rial Costas (Universidad Complutense de Madrid). Our speakers will focus on various aspects of this important collection of manuscripts, presenting case studies that illustrate their historical, textual, and artistic relevance.

15 March 2021, 1:00 pm EST (Ann Arbor); 6:00 pm CET (Madrid) via Zoom. Registration required.

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 ps-Ptolemy’s Ὁ Καρπός to elucidate the culture of astrology in the later Byzantine empire. The lecture will take place April 1, 2021, 4:00–5:00 pm (Eastern time) via Zoom. Registration required.

Byzantium at Ankara Spring 2021 Seminar Series

Byzantium at Ankara is happy to announce the fourth seminar of the new Spring 2021 Seminar Series: on Thursday 11 March (h. 18.00 Istanbul Time), Myrto Veikou will deliver a paper entitled: “”Τὰ προειρημένα ἐπὶ τῶν ἐκ νέου κατασκευαζομένων εἴρηται· εἰ δὲ χάρται εἰσὶ παλαιοὶ ἤ καὶ δουλεία τις προλαβοῦσα, κεχρῆσθαι δεῖ τοῖς ἐξ ἀρχῆς συμπεφωνημένοις”: Encroaching, Subdividing, and Expanding or a Cultural Interpretation of Byzantine Spatial Transformation (6th-9th Century).”

Call For Papers, 12th AEMB international post-graduate conference

The Association des étudiants du monde byzantin (AEMB) is happy to announce the 12th edition of the AEMB international post-graduate conference, September 24–25, 2021. For this edition, the board of the association has opted for a new format: one day will be dedicated to free presentations, and the second day will center around a precise theme. The selected theme, chosen through consultation with members of the association, is Time. The deadline for proposals is April 18.

Virtual Bliss Symposium Awards

Available to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students to attend Dumbarton Oaks’ virtual symposia in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape Studies.

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