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dr elisabeth r o'connell
21 Jan

‘For the great agape now practiced towards the poor who come to the holy monastery ...’: (P.KRU 106): Care for the poor in Late Antique Egypt

21 January 2020, 17:30 to 19:00

In the last quarter of the sixth century the derelict remains of an ancient Egyptian temple were…

CHS 20
27 Jan

Panel discussion: Migration and Diaspora, co-organized with the British School at Athens

27 January 2020, 17:30 to 20:30

The Alessianos were a Greek family from the Ottoman city of Monemvasia who settled in 18th century…

Runciman lecturer Kalyvas
6 Feb

29th Annual Runciman Lecture by Stathis Kalyvas (University of Oxford): “To Hell and Back: The Politics of the Greek Crisis, 2009-2019”

6 February 2020, 18:00 to 21:00

Most attention and research about the crisis that erupted in Greece in 2009-2010 and came to…

image of John Kittmer
7 Feb

2nd Annual Niki Marangou Memorial Lecture

7 February 2020, 19:00 to 20:30

Please join us for the 2nd Niki Marangou Lecture, to be held in Athens. Our speaker will be Dr John…

Stathakopoulos Apokaukos
11 Feb

How to get (and stay) rich in the late Byzantine world

11 February 2020, 17:30 to 19:00

This paper looks at pathways to great wealth in the last two centuries of the Byzantine Empire. As…

Svsimeon for Vukovajac talk
3 Mar

Stefan Nemanja, holy ruler or ruthless warrior?

3 March 2020, 17:30 to 19:00

Stefan Nemanja, holy ruler or ruthless warrior?

NektariaKlapaki picture
16 Mar

The Revised Secularization Narrative and Modern Greek Literary Studies by Nektaria Klapaki (University of Washington)

16 March 2020, 18:00 to 19:30

Over the past four decades or so scholars from an array of disciplines, including philosophy,…

Bouras Argyropoulos
17 Mar

Diagnosing and Treating Disease in Byzantine Hospitals

17 March 2020, 17:30 to 19:00

This talk focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disease in Byzantine hospitals (xenōnes). It…

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23 Mar

‘Helping the Greeks help themselves. Hellenes and Philhellenes in the 19th century between humanitarianism and speculation’

23 March 2020, 18:00 to 20:00

‘Helping the Greeks help themselves. Hellenes and Philhellenes in the 19th century between…

image of a marble statue depicting a woman's body
25 Mar

Rumble Fund Lecture in Classical Art 2020 by Salvatore Settis

25 March 2020, 18:30 to 20:00

In 1936 a fragmentary statue – a fifth-century BC Greek original, made in marble – was found during…