The 49th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference in Vancouver, BC in 2023

The Forty-Ninth Annual Byzantine Studies Conference (BSC) will be held at the Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver from Thursday, October 26 to Sunday, October 29, 2023. The Local Arrangements Co-Chairs are Dimitris Krallis (Department of Humanities and SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies) and Lauren Gilbert, Simon Fraser University (Department of Global Humanities). This conference will be in-person only.

For conference information, including registration and hotels, see the conference website or click on the link below. For funding opportunities see the Graduate Student and Early Career Scholar Travel Reimbursement and the Byzantinists of Color Conference Grant.

Conference website:

A PDF of the 2023 Conference Program is now available.

You can also download a booklet of Conference Abstracts as a PDF.

Local Arrangements Committee

  • Dimitris Krallis, Simon Fraser University (Department of Humanities and SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies)
  • Lauren Gilbert, Simon Fraser University (Department of Global Humanities)

Program Committee

  • Brad Hostetler, Chair, Assistant Professor, Kenyon College (Art History)
  • Nathanael Aschenbrenner, Lecturer, UC San Diego (History)
  • Amy Gillette, Collections Research Associate, The Barnes Foundation (Art History and Museum Studies)
  • Hallie Meredith, Assistant Professor, Washington State University (Archaeology)
  • Luis Sales, Assistant Professor, Scripps College (Religion)
  • Vessela Valiavitcharska, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College Park (Literature)

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