The Byzness 28/11/16

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The Byzness, 20th November 2016


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Symposium Autocéphalies, second session, French School of Rome 23-25 November 2016

Vous trouverez ci-joint le programme du colloque organisé par Marie-Hélène Blanchet (CNRS, UMR 8167, Paris), et Frédéric Gabriel (CNRS, IHRIM, Lyon) et Laurent Tatarenko (Centre d’études des mondes russe, caucasien et centre européen, Paris) à l’Ecole française de Rome du 23 au 25 novembre 2016 :


« Autocéphalies : l’exercice de l’indépendance dans les Églises slaves orientales (Xe-XXe siècle). Seconde session, Pratiques de l’indépendance et rapports d’entités, entre unité(s), schismes et Églises sœurs ».








Lecturer in Byzantine History, University of Birmingham

For full information on the job listing click here.


The closing date is December 18.




Fully-funded PhD at Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University (School of Arts and Humanities) is offering a fully funded PhD studentship for a project relating to “Religion and Conflict in the Age of the Crusades” supervised by Dr Nicholas Morton and Dr Natasha Hodgson. For further information about the Project and its scope, please click here.


For informal discussion regarding the project please contact: or


If you are interested in applying then please look at the application guidance and other information available on the Nottingham Trent website. For further information, click here


Deadline: 9th December, 2016, 12PM.




Woolf Institute Visiting Fellowships 2018

The Woolf Institute, which specialises in the study of relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims from a multidisciplinary perspective, invites applications for its annual visiting fellowship.


The Fellowship is tenable for a two to three month period that overlaps one of the Cambridge terms 2018:


Lent term: 16 January–16 March 2018

Easter term: 24 April–15 June 2018


The successful candidate will be expected to be involved in a project of academic research or public education in an area relevant to the Institute’s work. The Fellow will be asked to present their work at a symposium on the subject of their project proposal.


There is no stipend attached to the Fellowships, but Fellows will be entitled to free accommodation in Cambridge and one round-trip journey to Cambridge. They will also have access to the Woolf Institute and Cambridge University libraries.


The Fellowship is available for a postdoctoral scholar of any academic rank, a policymaker or analyst in a relevant area of work and will most likely be asked to participate in some of the Institute’s teaching or practice-based activities. Further information about the Institute can be found at:


A letter of application, CV, the names of two referees who may be approached, a project proposal (1,500 words max.), and a sample of work should be sent to:


Electors of the Visiting Fellowship, Woolf Institute, 12-14 Grange Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DU, UK or e-mailed to Tina Steiner at .


Questions may be addressed informally to the Deputy Director, Dr Shana Cohen at .


Deadline for the submission of applications is 17 February 2017.




5 Fully funded PhD and 1 post-doc position at the graduate school ‘Factual and Fictional Narration’

The graduate school ‘Factual and Fictional Narration’ at the University of Freiburg, Germany, is inviting applications for several positions starting on April 1, 2017. For further information see the advertisements at , and a description of the project at




Mirela Ivanova

DPhil Candidate in History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society

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