Online Conference - Cappadocia Through Time: from Byzantium to the Ottoman Empire - December 4-5, 2021

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Cappadocia Through Time: from Byzantium to the Ottoman Empire (4-5 Dec 2021)

Organised by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 

Zoom link zoom: https://authgr.zoom.us/j/97406174472 

 

Saturday 4 December 

16.45 Welcome/Χαιρετισμοί 

16.50 PAGONA PAPADOPOULOU (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) 

Cappadocia Through Time: An Introduction 

CAPPADOCIA, A BYZANTINE PROVINCE 

17.00 ROBERT OUSTERHOUT (University of Pennsylvania, USA) 

Imagining a Cappadocian Future 

17.30 ANASTASIOS ΤANTSIS (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)  

Architectural Planning in the Built and Rock-cut Churches of Cappadocia: Construction and De-construction 17.50 Break/Διάλειμμα 

18.10 ANDREA DE PASCALE, ANDREA BIXIO, ROBERTO BIXIO (Centro Studi Sotterranei, Genoa, Italy)  Hypogeal Works of Defence Among the Rock-cut Churches of Göreme  

18.30 ANDREA DE PASCALE, ANDREA BIXIO, ROBERTO BIXIO (Centro Studi Sotterranei, Genoa, Italy)  Updated Report on Hydric Facilities in the Rocky Cappadocia 

18.50 SOPHIA GERMANIDOU (Newcastle University, UK)  

Covering Subsistence Needs in Byzantine Cappadocia: Comments on Its Agro-pastoral Products 19.10 Discussion/Συζήτηση 

 

Sunday 5 December 

MEDIEVAL CAPPADOCIA: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS 

17.00 SCOTT REDFORD (SOAS, University of London, UK) 

The Human Geography of Medieval Cappadocia 

17.30 OYA PANCAROĞLU (Boğaziçi University, Turkey) 

New Institutions for Ancient Topographies: Danishmendid Architectural Ventures in  

Twelfth-Century Caesarea/Kayseri 

17.50 SUZAN YALMAN (Koç University, Turkey)  

Of Saints and Fairies: A Seljuk Queen Mother's Patronage in Cappadocia 

18.10 PASCHALIS ANDROUDIS (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) 

In Search of Greek and Greek Origin Patrons, Painters and Craftsmen in Thirteenth-Century  Seljuk Cappadocia 

18.30 SARA NUR YILDIZ (Università degli studi, Firenze, Italy)  

Mongol Qishlaqs on the Cappadocian Steppe 

18.50 Discussion/ Συζήτηση

 

NB: the program is in GMT +2:00 (Athens time).