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Michaelmas Term 2019

 

The Seminar is usually held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Room SG2 in the Alison Richard Building. The seminar is hosted by CRASSH as an interdisciplinary Research Network:
http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/programmes/byzantine-worlds)

All are welcome.

 

23 October:
Foteini Spingou (Edinburgh)
Weddings, Gifts and Paideia: Culture and Diplomatic Brides in 12th-Century Constantinople

6 November:
Fourth Annual Public Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies (co-organised with Cambridge Ukrainian Studies).
Petra Melichar (Prague)
The Empress’s New Clothes

20 November:
Paul Wordsworth (Oxford)
Reconciling Stories of Decline in the Medieval Caucasus: Case Study from the Kura Plain, Azerbaijan

4 December
Anna Chrysostomides (Oxford)
Apostasy, Vacillation, and Muslim Women with Christian Men: Abbasid Sources on Family Life

 

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In addition:

The Byzantine Greek reading group will be held from 1–2 pm on Wednesdays 1 May and 29 May in SG2, Alison Richard Building, and in Room SG1 on Wednesday 12 June. For more information please contact Nick Evans (njbe2@cam.ac.uk)


The Medieval Arabic reading group will be held at Christ’s College on Wednesdays from 1.15-2.45pm on 24 April and 22 May, and from 34.30pm on Wednesday 1 May and 5 June. For more information please contact Edward Zychowicz-Coghill (ez258@cam.ac.uk).

 

The Classical Armenian Reading group: 12-2pm on alternate Tuesdays in the Alison Richard Building, SG2 (8 and 22 October, 5 and 19 November, and 3 December). For more information please contact Stephanie Forrest

 

Michaelmas Term 2019 programme - print version


Please contact Nick Evans <njbe2@cam.ac.uk> (History), Edward Zychowicz-Coghill <ez258@cam.ac.uk> (Classics), Stephanie Forrest () (MML) for further information.

 

 

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

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