Upcoming Medieval Studies Committee Events

2018 Feb 27

Medieval Studies-Dumbarton Oaks Visiting Lecture in Byzantine Studies

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)
Christopher Bonura (University of California Berkeley; Junior Fellow in Byzantine Studies, Dumbarton Oaks), The Apocalypse of Methodius of Patara: Reimagining the Roman Empire in the Wake of Islam. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.
2018 Mar 01

Medieval Studies-Aga Khan Program Lecture in Medieval Islamic Architecture

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street
Rocco Rante (Department of Islamic Art, Musée de Louvre), Evolution of Settlements and Socio-Economic Features in the Bukhara Oasis between Antiquity and the Medieval Period. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture.... Read more about Medieval Studies-Aga Khan Program Lecture in Medieval Islamic Architecture
2018 Mar 05

Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

The Edison and Newman Room, Houghton Library

Peter Kidd (independent researcher), Greater than the Sum of Their Parts: Incomplete Medieval Manuscripts in Boston and Elsewhere. This lecture will consider a variety of illuminated medieval manuscripts from Houghton and other local collections, each of which has missing leaves, or larger parts, scattered in other collections around the world. By matching-up far flung pieces of books with those that are held locally, a picture emerges that is 'greater than the sum of its parts'. Co-sponsored by the Houghton Library and the Committee on Medieval Studies.... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History