Princeton Theological Seminary invites applications for a tenure-track position in the History of Medieval Christianity. The research and publication specialization is open. We invite applications from scholars who work on medieval Christianity’s theological, cultural, and social aspects. Candidates must be prepared to teach an introductory survey course on early and medieval church history. Ability and/or experience in teaching courses on the varieties of medieval Christianity beyond Europe, and on the interactions among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the middle ages is desirable. A letter of interest and curriculum vitae (including bibliography) should be uploaded to the online application site. The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021.
The Society for Late Antiquity (SLA) website has been updated and ported to the University of Illinois.
Symposium on the Paris Psalter (BnF gr. 139), July 2-3, 2021. Registration is compulsory before June 30. The link to the videoconference will be sent the day prior to the event. Click on the link for full program details.
The Program provides an in-depth acquaintance with all major aspects of Greek civilization through space and time (history, literature, visual arts, language, philosophy, theatre, music, dance and cinema). It is taught by recognized scholars in each field, exclusively in English, and through the distance learning platforms of the University of Nicosia, one of the leaders in this domain in the European academic scene. The program start date has been changed to October 2021.
Ein virtuelles Fest für Claudia Rapp zum 60. Geburtstag, hosted by the Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Monday, June 21st, 2021, 17:00 CEST.
Forgotten Christianities is a new initiative sponsored by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) through the ‘Critical Thinking Communities’ initiative and the Ancient World Research Cluster (Wolfson College, Oxford). The first seminars will take place June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2021.
Robert G. Ousterhout, Three Critical Moments in Caucasian Architecture
01 June 2021, 3:00pm (CEST) / 9:00am (EDT)
In this talk, I shall examine three important periods in the development of Georgian and Armenian architecture, focusing on what I perceive as moments of creativity and innovation in design, planning, and decorative details. For each ‘moment,’ I shall focus on once specific monument, while attempting to situate it within the broader perspective of Christian and Islamic architecture in the East. Much of what I say will derive from my 2019 book, Eastern Medieval Architecture: The Building Traditions of Byzantium and Neighboring Lands.
Call for Papers: PhD Candidates and Early-Career Researchers
Securing Power in the Sixth-Century Roman Empire
The deadline for submitting abstracts is 31 August 2021 and the workshop will take place online on 7 December 2021. We envisage the publication of a volume based on the papers delivered at the conference, dependent upon a peer-review process.
Via David A. Michelson, Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt has recently posted an opening for a full-time Lecturer for the 2021-22 academic year starting August 16, 2021. Review of applications began on 15 May 2021 but is ongoing until the position is filled, so I encourage you to apply if you are interested as applications are still being accepted.