Byzness

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

The Byzness, 1st November 2015

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1. NEWS & EVENTS
2. CALLS FOR PAPERS
3. JOBS & SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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  1. NEWS & EVENTS

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Language and Community from the Armenian to Iranian Plateaux: Armenian, Kurdish and Iranian Identities before Modernity, The Ioannou Centre & Hertford College, 12th November 2015

For more information see the poster and timetable.

If you plan to attend please RSVP to identity@TORCH.ox.ac.uk by Sunday the 8th of November as space is limited.

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Byzantium: Still Surprising in 2015? The inaugural meeting of the British Byzantine Postgraduate Network, 17:00, Tuesday 3rd November 2015 (TORCH Seminar Room, Oxford)

The British Byzantine Postgraduate Network is a newly established research network aimed at better integrating the vibrant community of early-career scholars researching all aspects of the Byzantine world. The first meeting will involve several short and thought-provoking presentations, as well as a chance to discuss the network’s practical aims, inter-institutional collaboration, and possible future events.

Schedule:

The Surprising History of Byzantine Choziba

DANIEL NEARY (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)

Preliminary Assessment of the Manuscript Tradition of St John Climacus’ Ladder of Divine Ascent in Late Byzantium

ELLIOTT MASON (Royal Holloway, London)

Weavers in Byzantium: Unravelling the History of Industry

ANNA KELLEY (University of Birmingham)

A Provincial Surprise? Cappadocia’s Place in the Medieval Eastern Roman Empire.

NICHOLAS MATHEOU (Pembroke College, Oxford)

Surprising Reasons to Study Late Byzantine Political History

BRIAN McLAUGHLIN (Royal Holloway, London)

The event will be followed by a wine reception. For additional information, please contact: matthew.kinloch@univ.ox.ac.uk. For a copy of the event poster please see here. For directions please see here.

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Practical Knowledge and Medical Practice in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures, International Conference, Berlin, 2-3 November 2015

For more details see here.

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4th Postgraduate Conference in Conflict Archaeology, Sunday 6th to Tuesday 8th of December 2015 (Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, University of Oxford)

For the timetable see here.

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  1. CALLS FOR PAPERS

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Diogenes Journal, Call for Papers (Submission deadline: 1st Feb. 2016)

Diogenes is now inviting doctoral researchers in the Byzantine, Ottoman, and/or Modern Greek Studies to submit articles (3,000-7,000 words) and book reviews (700-1,000 words) for the next issue, to be published in April 2016. Diogenes is a peer-reviewed open-access journal dedicated to research related to any aspect of the three fields at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies. We particularly welcome articles that focus on topics that have implications for more than one of the above three fields. For enquiries or more information, please contact us (diogenes@contacts.bham.ac.uk) or visit our website (www.birmingham.ac.uk/diogenes).

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  1. JOBS & SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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Internship in the Medieval Manuscripts Team at the British Library

See here.

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The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) announces its funding opportunities for 2015-16.

Opportunities include ARISC Graduate Fellowships, an ARISC Junior Research Fellowship
and ARISC Collaborative Heritage Management in Armenia Grant

For more information see here.

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Matthew Kinloch

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society

byzantine.society@gmail.com
https://oxfordbyzantinesociety.wordpress.com

 

 

 

 

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