Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek seminars

The Centre’s General Seminar is open to all interested in the related concerns of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies.  

Forthcoming seminars:

Travellers' Tales

Travellers' Tales
Date
05/10/2017 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Students of the Centre deliver the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Reading the Acts of the Sixth Ecumenical Council (680-1)

Reading the Acts of the Sixth Ecumenical Council (680-1)
Date
12/10/2017 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Marek Jankowiak (Birmingham) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Old statues, new meanings. Literary and archaeological evidence for Christian re-interpretation of classical statuary

Old statues, new meanings. Literary and archaeological evidence for Christian re-interpretation of classical statuary
Date
19/10/2017 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Ine Jacobs (Oxford) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

History, time, and economic crisis in Central Greece

History, time, and economic crisis in Central Greece
Date
26/10/2017 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Daniel Knight (St Andrews) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

'Glorified from heaven above'

'Glorified from heaven above'
Date
09/11/2017 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Mihail Mitrea (Edinburgh and Nottingham) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

The Cypriot Canzoniere and Italian Renaissance music

The Cypriot Canzoniere and Italian Renaissance music
Date
16/11/2017 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
David Holton (Cambridge) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

'This land is your land'

'This land is your land'
Date
23/11/2017 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Mabi Angar (Cologne) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Turkey and liberal democracy? Authoritarian drift since 2007

Turkey and liberal democracy? Authoritarian drift since 2007
Date
30/11/2017 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Natalie Martin (Nottingham) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Scale-making projects: Byzantium and the Christian communities of Khazaria

Scale-making projects: Byzantium and the Christian communities of Khazaria
Date
11/01/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Nicholas Evans (Oxford) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Who's who in sixteenth-century Ottoman Istanbul

Who's who in sixteenth-century Ottoman Istanbul
Date
18/01/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Helen Pfeifer (Cambridge) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Villehardouin's castle of Grand Magne (Megali Maini): a re-assessment of the evidence for its location

Villehardouin's castle of Grand Magne (Megali Maini): a re-assessment of the evidence for its location
Date
25/01/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Michael Heslop (London) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

The Ottoman canon of historical writing and writing the history of Kanun in the sixteenth century

The Ottoman canon of historical writing and writing the history of Kanun in the sixteenth century
Date
01/02/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Christopher Markiewicz (Birmingham) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Riding the currents of power: the Patriarchate of Jerusalem from Antiquity to the Crusades

Riding the currents of power: the Patriarchate of Jerusalem from Antiquity to the Crusades
Date
08/02/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Daniel Reynolds (Birmingham) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Between Mosul and Rome: the Church of the East in the seventeenth century

Between Mosul and Rome: the Church of the East in the seventeenth century
Date
22/02/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
John-Paul Ghobrial (Oxford) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Silver treasure in Ostrogothic and Byzantine Italy

Silver treasure in Ostrogothic and Byzantine Italy
Date
01/03/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Marco Aimone (London) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Justinian II, the image of Christ and taxation

Justinian II, the image of Christ and taxation
Date
08/03/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Maria Vrij (Birmingham) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

The new Ottoman Greece in history and fiction

The new Ottoman Greece in history and fiction
Date
15/03/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Miltos Pechlivanos (Berlin) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Greek cinema as European cinema: co-productions, film festivals and the Weird Wave

Greek cinema as European cinema: co-productions, film festivals and the Weird Wave
Date
22/03/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Lydia Papadimitriou (Liverpool) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

 

Further information

For more information please contact the convenor Ruth Macrides