I have seen the following seminar series at Oxford advertised, and certain of the papers may be of interest to members of this group (esp. the penultimate one on the Balkans).
Oxford Byzantine Graduate Seminar – Summer 2021
Mondays 12.30-14.00 BST, via Zoom
To register, please contact the organiser at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/oxford-byzantine-graduate-seminar-summer-2021-tickets-14378....
Monday 26th April. Katherine Krauss (Somerville College, Oxford), Rereading the ‘Canon’ in Latin Late Antiquity: Exemplarity and Allusion in Macrobius’ Saturnalia
Monday 3rd May. Alessandro Carabia (University of Birmingham), Defining the ‘Byzantine Variable’ in Early Byzantine Italy: The Case of Liguria (500-700 CE)
Monday 10th May. Cristina Cocola (Universiteit Gent & Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Feeling Repentance in Byzantium: A Study on the Literary Sources of Katanyktic Poetry
Monday 17th May. Ben Kybett (Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge), Themistius and the Muses: Religion, Rhetoric, and Classical Statuary in Fourth-Century Constantinople
Monday 24th May. Grace Stafford (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz), Between the Living and the Dead: Use, Reuse, and Imitation of Painted Portraits in Late Antiquity
Monday 31st May. Josh Hitt (St. Hilda’s College, Oxford), Ageing, Rejuvenation and Patronage in Twelfth-Century Byzantium
Monday 7th June. Constanța Burlacu (Merton College, Oxford), Monastic Presence and Book Circulation in the Lands North of the Danube (15th-16th Centuries)
Monday 14th June. Kyriakos Fragkoulis (University of Birmingham), (Re)contextualising a Late Antique City through the Ceramic Record: The Case of Dion in Macedonia (Pieria, Greece)