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The Byzness, 25th of September, 2013
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We would like to encourage you to register and book your hotel rooms for the upcoming BSC at Yale as soon as possible. Due to contractual obligations we will have to release the majority of the rooms reserved at discount prices at the Omni Hotel by October 1. Thereafter room rates are likely to increase.
The local arrangements website is: http://www.yale.edu/ism/events/Byzantine-Studies-Conference-2013.html
We are looking forward to seeing you soon in New Haven.
- The Thirteenth Annual Hellenic Lecture on “The Substance and the Shadows: reflections on British-Greek relations over two centuries” by Sir MichaelLlewellyn-Smith, KCVO, CMG, historian and former British Ambassador to Greece, will be held in the Windsor Auditorium, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX on Tuesday 11 March 2014 at 6.15pm.
- A Memorial Concert for Julian Chrysostomides (1928-2008), the distinguished Byzantinist and former Director of RHUL Hellenic Institute, will take place in theGreek Orthodox Cathedral Church of Saint Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London W2 4LQ, on Friday 18 October 2013 at 7.30pm.
Saturday, September 28
10AM – 4PM
JAFFE BLDG, 34th and Walnut
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
In the Line of Great Domes:
The Mausoleum of Oljeytu in Sultaniyya, Iran (1306-1313)
This workshop will explore the details of the structural achievement, and decorative and epigraphic programs of the commemorative complex of the Ilkhanid ruler, Oljeytu.
Marco Brambilla, Sheila Blair, Eleanor Sims, Nancy Steinhardt, Renata Holod,
Robert Ousterhout, Lothar Haselberger, Jonathan Bloom, Jordan Pickett, Bernard O’Kane.
To register for workshop (with lunch) contact:
Renata Holod (firstname.lastname@example.org)
3. CALL FOR PAPERS
I. Contested Spaces and Byzantium
II. Remaking the Empire: Socioeconomic Connectivity and Imperial Architecture under Justinian
The paper proposal deadline was September 15 but proposals will be considered if submitted to the organizer by September 26. Paper proposal procedures and participant forms can be found at http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/submissions/index.html#Paper.
4. RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS