The Byzness

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The Byzness, 15th September, 2014
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Public Lecture at Dumbarton Oaks
Ancients and Moderns: Reconsidering Style in the Visual Arts of Late Antiquity:  A Public Lecture in Byzantine Studies by Sarah E. Bassett, University of Indiana, Bloomington
Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 6:00pm

Please find more details here.
‘Out of the Margins’: New ideas on the boundaries of Medieval Studies, University of Cambridge, 19th-20th September 2014

Dear Professors, Colleagues and Friends,

Please find the final programme of the “Out of the Margins” conference (University of Cambridge, 19-20 September 2014) attached here.
Best Regards,
G. Gasbarri

A Study Day on Medieval Greek Liturgy and Liturgical Art: an exploration of the interaction between art and experience in religious life

The Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies and the British Museum present: a Study Day on Medieval Greek Liturgy and Liturgical Art: an exploration of the interaction between art and experience in religious life.

When: Friday, October 31, 2014 from 930am until 445pm

Where: Sackler Room B, British Museum

Programme: There are six presentations of thirty minutes, each followed
by a ten minute questions period, plus an introduction and a handling
session of related objects by Museum Curator Chris Entwistle.

Please find full programme here.


Rus’ and Mount Athos: a Millenium of Spiritual and Cultural Ties, Ukraine National Academy of Science
Organized by the International Institute of the Athonite Legacy in Ukraine

to mark the 1000th anniversary of the monasticism of Ancient Rus’ on Athos and the 220th anniversary of the repose of St Paisy Velichkovsky (☩ 28 November, 1794).

28-29 November 2014
Chernihiv, Ukraine

The official notice with call for papers and related info and a cover letter are attached.

Medieval Urban Planning: Beyond the Monastery??, ICMA sponsored session at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, 14th-17th May 2015

Please find full details here.


I Tatti- RCAC Joint Fellowship

Villa I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (VIT, in Florence) and the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations of Koç University (RCAC, in Istanbul) offer a joint, one-year fellowship. Scholars will spend the Fall semester at one center, and the Spring semester at the other. Here they will carry out projects that represent advanced research in any aspect of the interaction between Italy and the Byzantine or the Ottoman Empire (ca. 1300 to ca. 1700). Subjects covered include art, architecture, archaeology, history, literature, material culture, music, philosophy, religion, and science.Applications will be available mid-September; the deadline for submission is 15 January 2015.

Please find more details here.


Two positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara

The Department of History of Art and Architecture at the University of
California, Santa Barbara, is currently searching for two tenure-track
positions in the Architecture, Urbanism, and Visual Culture of the
Ancient World, and the Art and Architecture of the Medieval World
respectively. Please find details here.

Swati Chattopadhyay
Professor and Chair
History of Art and Architecture
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-8060

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