Events - Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies

Rethinking the Black Death: Can the Ottoman Plague Experience Offer Us Novel Insights?

Rethinking the Black Death: Can the Ottoman Plague Experience Offer Us Novel Insights?
Date
20/10/2021
Location:
Zoom
Description
Historian Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers) will join us to discuss how the Ottoman experience of plague (600 years of uninterrupted outbreaks) invites new possibilities for rethinking the Black Death pandemic.

Looking for the Poor in Byzantium

Looking for the Poor in Byzantium
Date
20/10/2021
Location:
Online via Zoom
Description
Israeli Forum of Early Medieval Studies Lecture: Leslie Brubaker (Birmingham)

Editorial Power: Galen and his Manipulated Canon

Editorial Power: Galen and his Manipulated Canon
Date
27/10/2021
Location:
Online via Zoom
Description
This seminar by Claire Bubb (NYU) is part of the Biblical Studies Seminar of the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, and is co-organised with the University of Oxford

Roundtable discussion on Landscape, Nature and Environment

Roundtable discussion on Landscape, Nature and Environment
Date
10/11/2021
Location:
Zoom
Description
Roundtable to discuss how human interactions have impacted nature and the environment across time.

Sinuhe, Sex and Snow: What Egyptology does with Poems

Sinuhe, Sex and Snow: What Egyptology does with Poems
Date
17/11/2021
Location:
Online via Zoom
Description
Richard Parkinson (Oxford) gives the CAHA seminar

Keleusate: Ceremony and Architecture in the Great Palace of Constantinople

Keleusate: Ceremony and Architecture in the Great Palace of Constantinople
Date
24/11/2021
Location:
Online via Zoom
Description
Alfredo Calahorra Bartolomé (Madrid) gives the CBOMGS research seminar

Leisure, Luxury, Austerity, and Citizenship in Archaic and Classical Sparta

Leisure, Luxury, Austerity, and Citizenship in Archaic and Classical Sparta
Date
01/12/2021
Location:
Online via Zoom
Description
Paul Christesen (Dartmouth) gives the CAHA seminar

Romans, Egyptians, and the Second Arab Siege of Constantinople (717/8)

Romans, Egyptians, and the Second Arab Siege of Constantinople (717/8)
Date
08/12/2021
Location:
Online via Zoom
Description
Philip Booth (Oxford) gives the CBOMGS research seminar
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