Past Events

  • 2015 Nov 18

    Rhode Island Medieval Circle

    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Annmary Brown Memorial, 21 Brown Street, Providence RI

    Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Limners and the Making of Literature in Late Medieval England.

  • 2015 Nov 18

    Workshop on Arabic and Islamic Studies

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Semitic Museum 201

    Arafat Razzaq (Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Department of History), Gossip as a Social and Historical Problem: Ibn Abī al-Dunyā's Ethics of Speech and the Genre of Pious Adab in Ninth-Tenth Century Baghdad.

  • 2015 Nov 17

    Medieval Studies-Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

    6:15pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club

    Derek Krueger (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Lamenting Eden: Placing Adam, Eve, and Humanity in Byzantine Hymns. Reception to follow. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.

  • 2015 Nov 17

    Book Launch Lecture

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street

    Ahmed Ragab (HDS), The Islamic Hospital. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Department of History of Science Early Science Working Group, and the Harvard Divinity School Science, Religion, and Culture Program.

  • 2015 Nov 17

    Yale Lectures in Medieval Studies

    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Linsley-Chittenden 317, 63 High Street, New Haven

    Chet van Duzer (Library of Congress), Bringing to Life the World Map of Henricus Martellus (c. 1491): Multispectral Imaging and Early Renaissance Cartography.

  • 2015 Nov 17

    Medieval History Graduate Workshop

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Lower Library

    Henry Gruber (Department of History), Occupy Menorca: Trade, the Balearic Islands, and the Vandals; John Mulhall (Department of History), Plague Before Plague: Buboes in Hippocrates, Rufus, and Galen.

  • 2015 Nov 13

    The Boston Byzantine Music Festival

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Hellenic College Holy Cross

    Free lectures and workshop, as well as concerts highlighting the influence of Byzantine music on modern and contemporary music in the East and West. Sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the New York Life Center for the Study of Hellenism in Pontus and Asia Minor. For ticketing information and complete program, visit the festival website.

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  • 2015 Nov 10

    2015 Smith College Kennedy Lecture Series

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Seeley Hall 201, Smith College, Northampton MA

    Lynn Staley (Colgate University), Exploring Secular Vocation from Ricardian to Tudor England: The Merchant. Free and open to the public.

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