3rd Annual Edinburgh International Graduate Conference in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies. Historical Inertia: Continuity in the Face of Change 500-1500 CE. 22nd - 23rd November 2019

Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Edinburgh International Graduate Conference in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies, this inter-disciplinary and inter-collegiate conference aims to bring together students and academics alike to discuss and develop a holistic approach to the study of the History and material culture of the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Papers shall be presented by graduate students and established academics from within the University and further afield. 

Workshop - Materials and Technologies in Late Antique and Islamic Art (Oxford, 10-11 July 2019)

Materials and Technologies in the Age of Transition: The Byzantine, Sasanian and Islamic Near East

Wolfson College, University of Oxford, 10–11 July 2019

Organisers: Moujan Matin (moujan.matin@wolfson.ox.ac.uk) and Alain George (alain.george@orinst.ox.ac.uk)

Elizabeth A. Zachariadou (1931-2018)

It is with great grief we learned that Professor Elizabeth A. Zachariadou passed away, after a short illness, today December 26, 2018. Elizabeth Zachariadou studied at the University of Athens and at SOAS, London; she worked for many years in Montreal, Canada, before moving to the University of Crete, where she taught from 1985 to 1998. She was also (together with Prof. V.

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