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Programme of the plenary sessions

Monday 22 August

(Venice)

 

Opening Session

 

9.00-10.00 Inaugural Addresses

10.00-11.00 Inaugural Lecture by

Paul Magdalino,

Reflections and elaboration on the Congress and its main theme, “Byzantium – Bridge between Worlds”

 

11.30-13.00

Plenary Session

 

CONSTANTINOPLE

Moderator: Andrea Paribeni

 

Rahmi Asal, Emrah Kahraman, Some Examples of Architectural Sculptures from the Recent Excavations at Istanbul

Albrecht Berger, Constantinople in the Middle Byzantine Age

Nevra Necipoğlu, Monasteries of Late Byzantine Constantinople: New Evidence from the Ottoman Survey Ordered by Mehmed II

Wednesday 24 August

(Venice)

 

9.00-10.30

Plenary Session

 

CONTINUITY AND BREAK: FROM ANCIENT TO MEDIEVAL WORLDS

Moderator: Jim Crow

 

Zeliha Gökalp, Nikos Tsivikis, Understanding Urban Transformation in Amorium from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

Mark Jackson, Understanding Urban Transformation in Pisidia and Isauria through Ceramic Production

Sabine Ladstätter, Of Megacities and Villages. A Medieval Archaeology of Ephesos

 

11.00-13.00

Plenary Session

 

DIALOGUE AMONG BYZANTINISTS: LINKING FIELDS, APPROACHES, AND METHODS

Moderator: Claudia Rapp

 

Jean-Claude Cheynet, Byzantine Sigillography in Dialogue with Other Fields of Byzantine Studies

Brigitte Pitarakis, Creative Thinking and Interdisciplinarity in Approaches to Byzantine Artistic Production

Athanasios Vionis, Interdisciplinarity in Byzantine Studies: A Sacred-Landscapes and Digital-Humanities Approach

Ingela Nilsson, Literature: No longer the Cinderella of Byzantine Studies

Daphne Papadatou, Linking Fields, Approaches, and Methods in Byzantine Legal Studies

Friday 26 August

(Venice)

 

9.00-10.30

Plenary Session

 

BYZANTIUM CONNECTING CULTURES: TEXTUAL EXCHANGES

Moderator: Emiliano Fiori

 

Muriel Debié, Syriac Historiography and Cultural Transmission between Hellenism and Islam

Paolo Odorico, Translation and Appropriation of Literary Works and Forms: Byzantium and the West

Jonathan Shepard, Texts and Tales of Byzantium in Primarily Oral Cultures, from the Caucasus to Canterbury

 

Tuesday 23 August

(Venice)

 

08.30-09.30 Keynote Lecture by

Antonio Iacobini,

Verso un museo digitale dell’Italia bizantina. Un progetto per la conoscenza di un patrimonio artistico disseminato

 

9.30-11.00

Plenary Session

 

PATRIMOINE

Moderators: Jannic Durand, Catherine Jolivet-Lévy

 

Massimo Osanna, Introduzione

Engin Akyürek, Brigitte Pitarakis, Istanbul byzantine. Art et archéologie: les enjeux

Valentino Pace, Matérialités des oeuvres: les défis

Robert Nelson, Patrimoines atypiques: l’opportunité des musées universitaires

 

11.30-13.30

Plenary Session

 

BYZANTIUM AND THE TURKS

Moderator: Melek Delilbaşı

 

Alexander Beihammer, From Byzantium to Muslim-Turkish Anatolia: Transformation, Frontiers, Diplomacy, and Interaction, Eleventh to Twelfth Centuries

Rustam Shukurov, Byzantium and Asia: An Attempt at Reconceptualization

Buket Kitapçı Bayrı, Two Tales of a City. Byzantine and Ottoman Foundation Stories of Adrianople/Edirne

Thursday 25 August

(Padua)

 

9.30-11.00

Plenary Session

BRIDGING INTERDISCIPLINARY GAPS: NEW WAYS OF MAKING CONNECTIONS

Moderator: Judith Herrin

 

Adam Izdebski, Climate Change and Its Societal Impact on Byzantium

Mihailo Popović, A Race against Time: The Impact of Contemporary Environmental and Demographic Change on the Research of the Historical Geography of Byzantium

Günder Varinlioğlu, Interdisciplinary Field Methods in the Study of Byzantine Landscapes: The Land and the Sea in Rough Cilicia

Myrto Veikou, Which Interdisciplinarity? Reinvigorating Theory and Practice as an Opportunity for Byzantine Studies

Saturday 27 August

(Venice)

 

9.30-11.00

Plenary Session

 

SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND MATERIAL NETWORKS

Moderator: Michel Kaplan

 

Johannes Preiser-Kapeller, Symploke and Complexio. Entangling and Dis-Entangling the Networks of the Roman Empire of the East in the Medieval World

Koray Durak, The Use of Non-Commercial Networks for the Study of Byzantium’s Foreign Trade with the Islamic Near East

Joanita Vroom, A Shifting Byzantine Network: New light on Chalkis (Euripos/Negroponte) as a centre of production and trade in Greece (ca. 10th – 13th c.)

Opening Session

 

9.00-10.00 Inaugural Addresses

10.00-11.00 Inaugural Lecture by

Paul Magdalino,

Reflections and elaboration on the Congress and its main theme, “Byzantium – Bridge between Worlds”

 

11.30-13.00

Plenary Session

 

CONSTANTINOPLE

Moderator: Andrea Paribeni

 

Rahmi Asal, Emrah Kahraman, Some Examples of Architectural Sculptures from the Recent Excavations at Istanbul

Albrecht Berger, Constantinople in the Middle Byzantine Age

Nevra Necipoğlu, Monasteries of Late Byzantine Constantinople: New Evidence from the Ottoman Survey Ordered by Mehmed II

08.30-09.30 Keynote Lecture by

Antonio Iacobini,

Verso un museo digitale dell’Italia bizantina. Un progetto per la conoscenza di un patrimonio artistico disseminato

 

9.30-11.00

Plenary Session

 

PATRIMOINE

Moderators: Jannic Durand, Catherine Jolivet-Lévy

 

Massimo Osanna, Introduzione

Engin Akyürek, Brigitte Pitarakis, Istanbul byzantine. Art et archéologie: les enjeux

Valentino Pace, Matérialités des oeuvres: les défis

Robert Nelson, Patrimoines atypiques: l’opportunité des musées universitaires

 

11.30-13.30

Plenary Session

 

BYZANTIUM AND THE TURKS

Moderator: Melek Delilbaşı

 

Alexander Beihammer, From Byzantium to Muslim-Turkish Anatolia: Transformation, Frontiers, Diplomacy, and Interaction, Eleventh to Twelfth Centuries

Rustam Shukurov, Byzantium and Asia: An Attempt at Reconceptualization

Buket Kitapçı Bayrı, Two Tales of the City. Byzantine and Ottoman Foundation Stories of Adrianople/Edirne

9.00-10.30

Plenary Session

 

CONTINUITY AND BREAK: FROM ANCIENT TO MEDIEVAL WORLDS

Moderator: Jim Crow

 

Zeliha Gökalp, Nikos Tsivikis, Understanding Urban Transformation in Amorium from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

Mark Jackson, Understanding Urban Transformation in Pisidia and Isauria through Ceramic Production

Sabine Ladstätter, Of Megacities and Villages. A Medieval Archaeology of Ephesos

 

11.00-13.00

Plenary Session

 

DIALOGUE AMONG BYZANTINISTS: LINKING FIELDS, APPROACHES, AND METHODS

Moderator: Claudia Rapp

 

Jean-Claude Cheynet, Byzantine Sigillography in Dialogue with Other Fields of Byzantine Studies

Brigitte Pitarakis, Creative Thinking and Interdisciplinarity in Approaches to Byzantine Artistic Production

Athanasios Vionis, Interdisciplinarity in Byzantine Studies: A Sacred-Landscapes and Digital-Humanities Approach

Ingela Nilsson, Literature: No longer the Cinderella of Byzantine Studies

Daphne Papadatou, Linking Fields, Approaches, and Methods in Byzantine Legal Studies

 

9.30-11.00

Plenary Session

BRIDGING INTERDISCIPLINARY GAPS: NEW WAYS OF MAKING CONNECTIONS

Moderator: Judith Herrin

 

Adam Izdebski, Climate Change and Its Societal Impact on Byzantium

Mihailo Popović, A Race against Time: The Impact of Contemporary Environmental and Demographic Change on the Research of the Historical Geography of Byzantium

Günder Varinlioğlu, Interdisciplinary Field Methods in the Study of Byzantine Landscapes: The Land and the Sea in Rough Cilicia

Myrto Veikou, Which Interdisciplinarity? Reinvigorating Theory and Practice as an Opportunity for Byzantine Studies

 

 

 

9.00-10.30

Plenary Session

 

BYZANTIUM CONNECTING CULTURES: TEXTUAL EXCHANGES

Moderator: Emiliano Fiori

 

Muriel Debié, Syriac Historiography and Cultural Transmission between Hellenism and Islam

Paolo Odorico, Translation and Appropriation of Literary Works and Forms: Byzantium and the West

Jonathan Shepard, Texts and Tales of Byzantium in Primarily Oral Cultures, from the Caucasus to Canterbury

 

9.30-11.00

Plenary Session

 

SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND MATERIAL NETWORKS

Moderator: Michel Kaplan

 

Johannes Preiser-Kapeller, Symploke and Complexio. Entangling and Dis-Entangling the Networks of the Roman Empire of the East in the Medieval World

Koray Durak, The Use of Non-Commercial Networks for the Study of Byzantium’s Foreign Trade with the Islamic Near East

Joanita Vroom, A Shifting Byzantine Network: New light on Chalkis (Euripos/Negroponte) as a centre of production and trade in Greece (ca. 10th – 13th c.)