The Byzness

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The Byzness, 13th of July, 2014

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Summer Workshop in Byzantine Epigraphy, British School of Athens

Please find details of the inaugural programme here.
Convened by Ida Toth, University of Oxford and Andreas Rhoby, The Austrian Academy of Sciences.


​Colloquium at KU Leuven: ‘Chapters and Titles in Byzantine Literature, 12th September, 2014

September 12, 2014, the Institute for Early Christian and Byzantine Studies of the KU Leuven hosts a one-day colloquium on “Chapters and Titles in Byzantine Literature” (with contributions from Andreas Rhoby, Dirk Krausmüller, Eva De Ridder and Katrien Levrie).

More information can be found here and online: (please check for updates).

Attendance is free, but please register in advance:

Feel free to circulate the invitation.

Reinhard Ceulemans, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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Universities of Basel and Fribourg, EU project on the paratext of the Medieval Greek New Testament

Please see announcement here for the job openings in a new collaborative EU-funded project starting up at the Universities of Basel and Fribourg in Switzerland (overseen by Martin Wallraff and Patrick Andrist, respectively), on the paratext of the medieval Greek New Testament. You can also browse the main web site of the project here:

The same site has a page announcing a ten-day course in Basel in January, on palaeography, codicology, and art history of manuscripts, funded by the EU grant and open to qualified applicants from anywhere:
Nicholas Marinides, PhD
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Theologie, Universität Basel

Further details on University of New Hampshire position

We are in the preliminary stages of this search; an announcement will appear on H-net, the AHA perspectives, and the University of New Hampshire Human Resources web site by the beginning of August ( or

UNH will be advertising for a tenure track position in history.  We are seeking applications from scholars who work on periods from Classical Greece up through 1000 A.D.  The advertisement indicates a strong interest in candidates whose research focuses on Late Antiquity, which is understood very broadly in both geographical and chronological terms, and includes the Byzantine Empire, the Umayyad Caliphate, Roman Africa and Near East, the Persian empire, as well as the Hellenistic World broadly conceived. The successful candidate will be expected to teach one section of the first half World History per year, and have an understanding of the approaches taken by specialists in World History for teaching this field.

Department of History
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824

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