Second Graduate Student Day:
Legacies and Discontinuities in the Eastern Mediterranean: Comparative and Innovative Methodologies in Late Antique, Byzantine and Ottoman Studies
Organized by the Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, CEU
June 3-5, 2011, Budapest
Abstract Submission Deadline: April 15, 2011
The Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies (CEMS) is happy to announce its Second International Graduate Student Day that will take place on June 3-5, 2011 at Central European University, Budapest. Graduate students are invited to present case studies on imperial, intellectual, and religious practices during the late antique Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires. By investigating the Eastern Mediterranean in longue durée, the organizers aim to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue among the participants, which would broaden perspectives on historical legacies and discontinuities in the region.
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Stratis Papaioannou (Brown University) and Dr. Çiğdem Kafescioğlu (Boğaziçi University).
Senior Respondents: Dr. Alice-Mary Talbot (Dumbarton Oaks/Harvard University), Dr. Claudia Rapp (University of Vienna).
Presentations are limited to twenty minutes in length. Abstracts of up to 500 words should be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Travel grants and accommodation in Budapest are offered.
Members of the Organizing Committee: Tamás Kiss, Divna Manolova, Luka Spoljaric