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Series: Global Byzantium at Ankara from Past to Present

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - July 24 @ 8:30 pm EEST

This virtual seminar series brings scholars of Byzantium together to discuss topics in Byzantine history which have contemporary relevance. It is organized by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sercan Yandim and Asst. Prof. Dr. Luca Zavagno (Bilkent University).

Preregistration is required for access (instructions at the Byzantium at Ankara website).

The schedule is as follows (quoting from the event website):

1. Famine and Plagues in Byzantium: archaeology, documentary and hagiography in a comparative perspective – Friday, 10 July 2020 h. 19:00 (Istanbul Time)

Beate Bölhendorf Arslan (Philipps Universitat Marburg)
William Caraher (University of North Dakota)
Antje Fehrman (Freie Universitat in Berlin)
Aneilya Barnes (Coastal Caroline University)

2. Crisis and Migrations across the Mediterranean frontier: was it really all about a Dark Ages after all? – Friday, 17 July 2020 h. 19.00 (Istanbul Time)

Rebecca Darley (Birkbeck University)
Jonathan Jarrett (University of Leeds)
Nikolas Bakirtzis (The Cyprus Institute)
Luca Zavagno (Bilkent University)

3. Picturing disasters (and Renaissance) in Byzantium – Friday, 24 July 2020 h. 19.00 (Istanbul Time)

Sercan Yandım (Hacettepe University)
Renate Burri (University of Bern)
Ivana Jevtic (Koç University)


July 10 @ 7:00 pm EEST
July 24 @ 8:30 pm EEST


Bilkent University

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