The Byzness

OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Byzness, May 27th 2012

1. NEWS
2. EVENTS
3. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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1. NEWS

Bankers at the Gates

An opinion piece in the New York Times by the University of Oxford’s own Peter Frankopan draws some interesting parallels between the current crisis affecting Greece, and the financial crisis which led to the Fourth Crusade. A good read, and a depressing observation about how little things have changed.

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Petition for the Gabriel Millet Collection

The Collection chrétienne et byzantine Gabriel Millet is under threat! The rich Christian and Byzantine Collection (Collection chrétienne et byzantine) of the École Pratique des Hautes Études, more widely known as the Photothèque Millet in honour of its founder Gabriel Millet, consists of more than 100000 photographic documents. For further information, and to sign the petition, please visit the website.

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2. EVENTS

SUB-FACULTY OF ARCHAEOLOGY KEBLE LECTURE 2012 “On the trail of John the Baptist: Recent scientific results from Bulgaria”
Professor Thomas Higham, Thursday 31 May 5 pm, Keble College, Pusey Room

Excavations on an island in the Black Sea off the coast of Bulgaria in 2011 unearthed bones together with an inscribed container apparently referring to John the Baptist. The lecture presents scientific work carried out by the RLAHA at Oxford to establish the date and character of the bones in work funded by the National Geographic Society. Followed by book display and refreshments The poster is available for download.

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3. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Call for applications for 3 post-doc and 2 PhD positions
LabexMed Aix-en-Provence

LabexMed call for applicants : three post-doctoral positions
Laboratoire d’excellence « Les sciences humaines et sociales au coeur de l’interdisciplinarité pour la Méditerranée » – LabexMed
Aix-Marseille Université – Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme
Date limite : 20 juin 2012 à 16h
See the linked document and http://www.mmsh.univ-aix.fr/Pages/labexmed.aspx

Call for application for two PhD grants marked LabexMed
Laboratoire d’excellence « Les sciences humaines et sociales au coeur de l’interdisciplinarité pour la Méditerranée » – LabexMed
Aix-Marseille Université – Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme
Date limite : 20 juin 2012 à 16h
See the linked document and http://www.mmsh.univ-aix.fr/Pages/labexmed.aspx

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Post-Doctoral Associate, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks
Application Deadline extended to JUNE 20, 2012:

The original announcement can be found in this previous Byzness.

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