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Lent Term 2019

 

The Seminar is 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.

 

16 January
Jana Howlett (Jesus College, Cambridge)
“Is Kiev writing really Muscovite? The texts and contexts of Slav Rus pre-1500”

30 January
Vivien Prigent (CNRS, Paris/Maison Française d'Oxford) 
"Military administration in Byzantine Africa: new evidence"

13 February
Rosie Finlison (Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge)
“Translating sex in the medical literature of Muscovite Rus”

27 February
Luise Marion Frenkel (University of São Paolo)
“Dalmatius, Eutyches, Victor and the transmission of consensus in Christological controversies”

13 March
Marie Legendre (University of Edinburgh)
“Attempts at Imitations: Byzantine and Islamic Army and Administration”

 

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In addition, we are holding a joint seminar with the Cambridge Art History Research Seminar, at 5pm on Wednesday 23 January at 4a Trumpington Street, Department of History of Art:

23 January
Robin Cormack (Wolfson College, Cambridge/University of London) and Maria Vassilaki (University of Thessaly)- “Viewing St Catherine's Monastery at Sinai”


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The Byzantine Greek reading group will be meeting from 12-2 in SG2, Alison Richard Building, on Wednesdays 16, 30 January, 13, 27 February and 13 March. For information, contact Nick Evans (njbe2@cam.ac.uk).

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And we we would also like to advertise the Byzantine Spring Symposium, to be held in Cambridge on 30 March - 1 April. For information, contact Peter Sarris (pavs2@cam.ac.uk).

 

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Lent Term 2019 programme - print version forthcoming


Please contact Nick Evans <njbe2@cam.ac.uk> (History), Edward Zychowicz-Coghill <ez258@cam.ac.uk> (Classics), Rosie Finlinson <rf303@cam.ac.uk> (MML) or further information.

 

 

The convenors gratefully acknowledge the support of CRASSH.

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