Past events

2-5 July 2018 "Moving Byzantium II" - Sessions at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds Programme / Abstracts

12 June 2018, 11:30-13:00 Lecture on "The Houses of the Elite in the Byzantine Constantinople" by Prof. Paul Magdalino (University of St Andrews) Invitation/Poster

28 May 2018, 17:00-18:30 Forum Moving Byzantium XIII on "The Armenian Translation of the Greek Miracles of St Thecla in the Context of Armenian-Byzantine Contacts in the 11th Centuryby Prof. Dr. Valentina Calzolari Bouvier (University of Geneva) - Invitation/Poster

7 May 2018, 18:00-19:00 Informal presentation on the topic "Identifying Greeks and Greekness: Migration, Acculturation, and Integration in Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Central Italy, 600-100 " by Prof. Edward Schoolman (University of Reno, Nevada) - Invitation/Poster

24 April 2018 (17:00) Open Lecture: “The Sinai Palimpsests: Recovering Ancient Texts and the Early History of the Monastery” by Father Justin Sinaites (Librarian, Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sinai/Egypt) at the "BIG Lecture Hall" - University of Vienna, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Vienna - Poster/Invitation 

In conjunction with:

25-27 April 2018 (9:00-18:00/18:30) International conference: “New Light on Old Manuscripts:  Recent Advances in Palimpsest Studies” at the “ÖAW Sitzungssaal” - Austrian Academy of Sciences, Doktor-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna, First Floor - Poster - Programme - Abstracts


20-22 April 2018 International Workshop: ‘Armenia & Byzantium Without Borders’ Poster - Programme - Abstracts

09 April 2018 (17:00-18:30) Forum Moving Byzantium XII on Hostages in Byzantium by Prof. Em. Judith E. Herrin (Constantine Leventis Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London) - Invitation and Bibliography (English)

12 March 2018 (18:30-20:00): Lecture “Byzantium beyond Byzantium: What about Greek(s) in Eighth-Century Italy? The Case of the Hypapante” by Dr. Francesca Dell'Acqua Boyvadaoğlu (University of Salerno) Invitation/Poster

05 March 2018 (17:00-18:30): Forum Moving Byzantium IX – “The Division and Classification of the Byzantine Élite (11th and 12th centuries)” by Márton Rózsa (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest) - Invitation and Bibliography (English)

29 January 2018 (17:00-18:30): Forum Moving Byzantium XI – “Liturgy and the Formation of Identity” by Dr. Daniel Galadza (University of Vienna and Austrian Academy of Sciences) – Invitation and Bibliography (English)

5-7 Dec. 2017 International Conference in collaboration with the WissenschaftsCampus Mainz “Pilgrimage to Jerusalem: Christians, Jews and Muslims” - Programme

1 December 2017: Forum Moving Byzantium X – “Organized Lay Piety in Late Antiquity or: Rethinking the Beginnings of Communal Monasticism” by Prof. Dr. Claudia Rapp (University of Vienna / Austrian Academy of Sciences). Discussion moderator and respondent: Dr. Dionysios Stathakopoulos (King’s College London) - Invitation and Bibliography (English)

30 October 2017: Forum Moving Byzantium VIII – “Fasting on Wednesdays and Fridays” by Dr. Dirk Krausmüller (University of Vienna), Invitation and Bibliography (English)

28 September 2017: Forum Moving Byzantium VII – “Evolution of Large-Scale Societies” by Prof. Dr. Peter Turchin (University of Connecticut, USA) Invitation (English) / Invitation (German)

3-6 July 2017: “Moving Byzantium” at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds Programme / Abstracts / Participants

26-28 June 2017: Conference “Courts on the Move: Perspectives from the Global Middle Ages” Poster / Programme / Participants

12 June 2017: Lecture by Dr. Kostis Smyrlis (New York University) on “Manning the Byzantine Administration: The Families of Bureaucrats (11th-12th c.)” Invitation / Abstract

2 May 2017: Forum Moving Byzantium VI – From Cities to Countryside: "Byzantine Issues" in Medieval Armenian Literature (Moderator: Dr. Emilio Bonfiglio – Member of the Wittgenstein Project Team) Invitation and Bibliography (English) / Invitation-Poster (German)

21 March 2017: Forum Moving Byzantium V : Nomads and the State / Nomaden und Staat (Moderator: Dr. Nicholas J. B. Evans – Member of the Wittgenstein Project Team) Invitation and Bibliography (English) / Invitation-Poster (German)

20-21 January 2017: Vienna Dialogues Continued – Workshop-style conference on “Mobility and Migration in Byzantium: the Perspective of Material Culture” Programme / Abstracts / Participants / Flyer

9 January 2017: Forum Moving Byzantium IV: Mobility and Networks / Mobilität und Vernetzungen (Moderator: Dr. Johannes Preiser-Kapeller – Member of the Wittgenstein Project Team) Invitation and Bibliography (English) / Invitation-Poster (German)

2-3 December 2016: Conference on “Language Multiplicity in Byzantium: Words—Texts—Contexts” Programme / Participants / Flyer

17-19 November 2016: Conference on “Monastic Journeys from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages: Religious Aspirations, Political Goals and Economic Concerns” Poster / Programme / Abstracts

14 November 2016Forum Moving Byzantium III: Microstructures in Byzantium: Groups and Group Formation / Mikrostrukturen in Byzanz: Gruppen und Gruppierung (Moderator: Prof. Dr. Claudia Rapp – Project Leader) Invitation and Bibliography (English) / Invitation-Poster (German)

24 October 2016Forum Moving Byzantium II: Position of the Individual and Personal Agency / Positionierung und Handlungsspielräume des Individuums (Moderator: Dr. Ekaterini Mitsiou - Member of the Wittgenstein Project Team) Invitation and Bibliography (English) / Invitation-Poster (German)

17-18 June 2016: Vienna Dialogues Continued: Workshop-style conference on “Mobility and Migration: the Perspective of Written Culture (Sources and Concepts)” Programme and Abstracts / Programme (PDF)

6 June 2016: Forum Moving Byzantium I: Revolution in Byzanz / Revolution in Byzantium (Moderator: Dr. Yannis Stouraitis – Member of the Wittgenstein Project Team) Invitation and Bibliography / Poster

25 May 2016: Wittgenstein-Preis Projekt: Einführungsveranstaltung / Wittgenstein-Prize Project: Kick-off Event Programme


Events of Interest:

Vienna Dialogues Series (2011-2016): Vienna Dialogues Conversation and Cooperation: Mobility in Byzantium and Beyond (Workshop-Style Conferences)