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The Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies is the only research centre in the UK which brings all these subjects together within a single unit. The Centre is located in the department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, School of History and Cultures, College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham.The Centre’s staff cover between them a wide range of fields and expertise in respect of both the history and the languages of the East Mediterranean region, including: late Roman and early, middle and late Byzantine history, culture and archaeology, Islamic history of the medieval and modern periods; Turkish and central Asian history from the early medieval to modern period; Balkan, particularly Greek, history up to the present day; international relations, particularly between the Great Powers and Balkan and Near Eastern States from the mid-nineteenth century; and modern Greek literature and culture. A strong postgraduate and postdoctoral community reinforces our active and varied research culture.
Posted 13 October 2017
Panel discussion entitled "Greece, crisis and contemporary culture" will mark the publication of new book Greece in Crisis: The Cultural Politics of Austerity.
Posted 22 February 2017
Review of the recent BRIHC roundtable.
Posted 23 January 2017
Papers are invited for the 18th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, to be held 3 June 2017 at the University of Birmingham