Paul Binski, Fiction and Motivation in Medieval Art

The Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan is pleased to announce the inaugural lecture in the Forsyth Lecture Series, to be delivered by Paul Binski, emeritus Professor of the History of Medieval Art at Cambridge University. Please join us on Wednesday, March 24th at 2:30PM (ET) via Zoom.

Politics and Government in Byzantium. The Rise and Fall of the Bureaucrats

Byzantium at Ankara is happy to announce the fifth seminar of the new Spring 2021 Seminar Series: on Thursday 25 March (h. 18.00 Istanbul Time), Jonathan Shea (Dumbarton Oaks/George Washington University) will talk about his recent book entitled: “Politics and Government in Byzantium. The Rise and Fall of the Bureaucrats.”

Neourgia: The Restoration of Icons in the Premodern World

Please join us for another engaging webinar in the “Byzantine Dialogues from the Gennadius Library” series. Professor Ivan Drpić will present “Neourgia: The Restoration of Icons in the Premodern World.”

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
1:00 PM EDT (U.S.) / 7:00 PM EET (Greece)
Presented by the Gennadius Library

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).”

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