The Byzness

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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Byzness: 22 May 2011
1. STUDENTSHIPS
2. CALLS FOR PAPERS
3. CONFERENCES
4. LECTURES
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1. STUDENTSHIPS

Leventis Graduate Scholarship – Oxford University

The Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research is delighted to announce that thanks to a generous award by the A.G. Leventis Foundation, it will be awarding a three year graduate scholarship in Byzantine Studies at Oxford University, commencing in October 2011. Further details areattached.
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2. CALLS FOR PAPERS
University of Barcelona: Heritage Archives: Current Situation and Future Challenges
On the 1st and 2nd of June 2011, the Faculty of Geography and History at the University of Barcelona hosts international conference Heritage archives: current situation and future challenges.  http://heritagearchives.blogspot.com

 Conference Central Themes:
 * Archival interventions in private archives
 * Heritage archives and Historiography.

 Papers subjects:
 * Writing History through heritage archives: Agrarian History; Family History; Economic History; Local History; History of Mentality;
 History of Culture…
 * Writing private archives history
 * Private archives and archival politics: heritage recovery; 
 organization, diffusion.
 * Access to private archives: tools, legal aspects…
 * The archive owner: goals and responsibilities.
 You can send abstracts of communications (maximum 2,000 characters)  arxiuspatrimonials@gmail.com until may 25th.

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3. CONFERENCES

Joint Newton Fellowship & Annual ICS Byzantine Colloquium
 
Identity / Identities in Late Medieval Cyprus
Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 June 2011
Under the auspices of the Centre for Hellenic Studies and the Cyprus
Research Centre (Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia)
Room G 22 /26, Senate House (South Block), University of London
Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1
Attendance is free and open to all, but if you are planning to attend please
contact:
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The Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek studies (University of Birmingham) is hosting the 12th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium on 28th May 2011 in the ERI building. We welcome all postgraduate students interested in any aspect of East Mediterranean history to attend.
Registration is free and refreshments will be provided.
If you are interested in attending please register with Frouke Schrijver FXS821@bham.ac.uk
For details see:
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4. LECTURES

Cyprus and the Sinai Icons
 
An illustrated lecture by Professor Robin Cormack,
7.00 pm, 5th July, 2011.
Great Hall, Hellenic Centre, 16-18, Paddington St., London, W1U 5AS.
All welcome but please confirm attendance to Hellenic Centre (020 7563 9835; e-mail:press@helleniccentre.org)
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