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Cambridge Byzantine Seminar


                                 Lent Term 2017


The Seminar is held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Alcock Room, Jesus College. All are welcome.


25 January
Professor (emerita) Judith Herrin (King’s College London)
‘Late antique origins of the Imperial Feminine: eastern and western empresses compared’

22 March 
Mr Matthew Kinloch (University College, Oxford)
‘The Failed Story of Reconquest: Narratives, Events, and Characters in Thirteenth-Century Byzantine Historiography’
[Please note: venue is the Prioress's Room]

Easter Term

3 May – Dr Anna Lampadaridi (CNRS, Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes, Paris)
‘Christianising Late Antique Gaza: The Life of Porphyry of Gaza by Mark the Deacon revisited’

31 May – Dr Marek Jankowiak (Wolfson College, Oxford)
‘Dirhams for Slaves: Slave trade between the Islamic world and northern Europe in the 9th-10th centuries’


Convenors: (Newnham) and (Corpus Christi)


The convenors gratefully acknowledge the support of the Hellenic Society and the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies.


New joint degrees start October 2017