UCD Late Antique and Byzantine Virtual Seminar Series - Spring 2022

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Ireland {Republic}
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
Dear Colleagues,
You are invited to attend the Spring 2022 Late Antique and Byzantine seminar series hosted by the UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy, beginning in February.
Sessions will be run on Zoom, and all are welcome to attend; please register in advance at https://ucd-ie.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TkgDCqqXRNCxxkw8q4V4cA.
The first speaker in our series, on Tuesday, 8 February from 2-3:15pm (Dublin time), will be Mohan Deng (UCD), Who can lead the Church? The crowd and episcopal leadership in Theodoret’s 'Ecclesiastical History'.
The subsequent schedule is:
Tuesday, 22 February at 4:00pm
Fabian Stroth (Freiburg)
Slouching towards Byzantium: What do we really know about the Church of St. Polyeuktos in Constantinople?

Tuesday, 1 March, 4:00pm
Vera-Simone Schultz (KHI Florence)
Architecture, objects, and ornamentation: Transmaterial dynamics between the Middle East, East Africa and the Mediterranean

Tuesday, 5 April at 4:00pm
Paweł Nowakowski (Warsaw)
Parallel universes or shared environment? Testing different scenarios for the co-existence of Greek and Syriac epigraphies in early Byzantium

Tuesday, 19 April at 4:00pm
Shannon Steiner (Binghamton)
Clever with their hands: Artistic virtuosity as an instrument of Byzantine imperial power

Tuesday, 3 May at 2:00pm
Ivana Jevtić (Koç Üniversitesi, Istanbul)
South annex of the Kalenderhane mosque (the Church of the Virgin Kyriotissa) in Istanbul and its frescoes
We hope to see you online soon, and all best wishes,
Sean Leatherbury & Professor Lynda Mulvin
Dr Sean V Leatherbury
Assistant Professor and Ad Astra Fellow
School of Art History and Cultural Policy
University College Dublin
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