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:

Equines and the margins of Byzantine power: humility or humiliation?

Equines and the margins of Byzantine power: humility or humiliation?
Date
25/10/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Maroula Perisanidi (Leeds) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Byzantine influence in Winchester Cathedral?

Byzantine influence in Winchester Cathedral?
Date
01/11/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Cecily Hennessy (London) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Current archaeological research on settlement and provincial life in the Byzantine Mediterranean: the case of the Peloponnese

Current archaeological research on settlement and provincial life in the Byzantine Mediterranean: the case of the Peloponnese
Date
15/11/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Maria Papadaki (Edinburgh) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

The church of St John the Theologian and the End of Antiquity in Constantinople

The church of St John the Theologian and the End of Antiquity in Constantinople
Date
22/11/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Paul Magdalino (St Andrews) delivers the Annual SBPS Autumn Lecture.

Sultans as saviors: early modern Mediterranean Jewish accounts of the Ottoman rulers

Sultans as saviors: early modern Mediterranean Jewish accounts of the Ottoman rulers
Date
29/11/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Marc Baer (London) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Ottoman dreams of destiny and omens of greatness

Ottoman dreams of destiny and omens of greatness
Date
06/12/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Ethan Menchinger (Manchester) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Reconfiguring the template: Representations of powerful women in historical fiction - the case of Anna Komnene

Reconfiguring the template: Representations of powerful women in historical fiction - the case of Anna Komnene
Date
13/12/2018 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Ioulia Kolovou (Glasgow) delivers the joint CESMA and Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Interpreting the Constantinopolitan landscape: A Rus traveller in Byzantium

Interpreting the Constantinopolitan landscape: A Rus traveller in Byzantium
Date
24/01/2019 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Alexandra Vukovich (Oxford) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Unlikely migrants: slavery, emancipation, and race in the Reform-Era Ottoman Mediterranean

Unlikely migrants: slavery, emancipation, and race in the Reform-Era Ottoman Mediterranean
Date
31/01/2019 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Ceyda Karamursel (London) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Kantakouzenos' daemon: providence and persuasion in late Byzantine historiography

Kantakouzenos' daemon: providence and persuasion in late Byzantine historiography
Date
07/02/2019 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Brian Mclaughlin (London) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

'Remnants of Byzantium': the uses of the past by the expatriated Greeks of Turkey

'Remnants of Byzantium': the uses of the past by the expatriated Greeks of Turkey
Date
14/02/2019 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Huw Halstead (St Andrews) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Greek Adoptees Anonymous: adoption, memory and Cold War Greece

Greek Adoptees Anonymous: adoption, memory and Cold War Greece
Date
28/02/2019 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Gonda van Steen (London) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Consular networks, shipping routes, and the Ottoman world in the late 19th century

Consular networks, shipping routes, and the Ottoman world in the late 19th century
Date
07/03/2019 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Michael Talbot (London) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Francis Bacon in Ancient Greek. Nikolaos Mavrokordatos (1680-1730) and cultural mobility

Francis Bacon in Ancient Greek. Nikolaos Mavrokordatos (1680-1730) and cultural mobility
Date
14/03/2019 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Miltos Pechlivanos (Berlin) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

Flavius Josephus in medieval Greek and Latin Histories: some cross-cultural approaches

Flavius Josephus in medieval Greek and Latin Histories: some cross-cultural approaches
Date
21/03/2019 (17:15-18:30)
Location:
Whitting Room - Arts Building (Room 436)
Description
Theofili Kampianaki (Birmingham) delivers the Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies seminar.

 

Further information

For more information please contact the convenor Ruth Macrides