CeSMA news

Call for papers: Global Byzantium

Call for papers: Global Byzantium

Description
For its 50th anniversary, the Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies returns to the University of Birmingham, where it began in 1967. On this anniversary of the discipline we ask what the language of globalism has to offer to Byzantine studies, and Byzantine studies to global narratives.
Date:
14/07/2016
Li Siguang Scholarship awarded to CeSMA PHD student

Li Siguang Scholarship awarded to CeSMA PHD student

Description
Xie Chen awarded Li Siguang PhD Scholarship to complete her thesis 'Collection and patronage of the arts by Tang courts'
Date:
06/06/2016
Chaos and catastrophe: EMREM 2016

Chaos and catastrophe: EMREM 2016

Description
A summary of the EMREM's 2016 symposium entitled 'Chaos and Catastrophe, Restoration and Renewal' which featured a wonderful range of papers and lots of brilliant speakers.
Date:
13/05/2016
Bearers of the Cross at the Museum of the Order of St John in London

Bearers of the Cross at the Museum of the Order of St John in London

Description
Two videos from the public event at the Museum of the Order of St John in London: Introducing the Models of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Souvenirs of the Sepulchre: Devotion to an Empty Tomb at the Time of the First Crusade.
Date:
15/04/2016
Souvenirs of the sepulchre: devotion to an empty tomb at the time of the first crusade

Souvenirs of the sepulchre: devotion to an empty tomb at the time of the first crusade

Description
Lecture given by Dr William Purkis at the Museum of the Order of St John as part of the Bearers of the Cross project.
Date:
11/03/2016
Professor Wendy Scase awarded Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship

Professor Wendy Scase awarded Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship

Description
September 2016 start for the project 'Crafting English Letters: A Theory of Medieval Scribal Practice'.
Date:
04/01/2016
Medieval Mongolian Powdered Milk and Other Wonders: The Works of Samuel Purchas

Medieval Mongolian Powdered Milk and Other Wonders: The Works of Samuel Purchas

Description
Worcester cathedral library and archive blogpost by History undergraduate Chris Rouse.
Date:
09/10/2015
Game without Thrones: the field trip

Game without Thrones: the field trip

Description
Report from student trip to learn more about medieval Iceland.
Date:
18/05/2015
£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

Description
For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.
Date:
10/03/2015
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