Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture

2017 Oct 17

East of Byzantium Lecture and Workshop Series

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street
Jack Tannous (Princeton University), An Early Arabic New Testament Translation. A workshop for students focusing on several early Arabic translations of the New Testament, including Sinai Arabic 73, Sinai Arabic 151, and Vatican Arabic 13, with special focus on Sinai Arabic New Finds MG 2, a bilingual Greek-Arabic manuscript of the letters of Paul. A short group of preassigned readings will be circulated at least one week prior to the workshop. Participants are expected to complete the readings before the workshop. Seating is limited, and registration is required; to register, please visit... Read more about East of Byzantium Lecture and Workshop Series
2017 Oct 16

East of Byzantium Lecture and Workshop Series

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street
Jack Tannous (Princeton University), Arabic-Speaking Christians and the Bible. Co-sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture of Hellenic College Holy Cross and the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University.
2017 Oct 12

Mary Jaharis Center - Medieval Studies Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street
Vasileios Marinis (Yale University), Death and the Fate of the Soul in Byzantium: Theologies, Liturgies, Images. Co-sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture of Hellenic College Holy Cross.
2017 Mar 31

Cultural Heritage Across the Christian East

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

A symposium exploring the challenges of preserving the cultural heritage of the Christian East, with presentations by Michael Danti (American Schools of Oriental Research), Laurent Dissard (University College London), Karel Innemée (University of Amsterdam), and Anton Pritula (Hill Museum and Manuscript Library). Sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and Tufts University.

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2016 Nov 11

Boston Byzantine Music Festival

(All day)

Location: 

First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden Street

A two-day celebration of Christian and Jewish sacred music, featuring lectures, workshops, and performances by Cappella Clausura, the Holy Cross St. Romanos the Melodist Byzantine Choir, and Kol Arev. Presented by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the New York Life Center for the Study of Hellenism in Pontus and Asian Minor. For tickets and a complete schedule, visit the...

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2016 Apr 14

East of Byzantium: Workshop

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

Studying East of Byzantium, a workshop led by Anthony Eastmond (Courtauld Institute, University of London) meant to introduce students to the study of the Christian East. Papers are pre-circulated, and registration is required; to sign up, and for more information, please visit http://eastofbyzantium.org/events/.

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2016 Apr 13

East of Byzantium: Lecture

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

Anthony Eastmond (Courtauld Institute, University of London), East of Byzantium: Shifting Identities and New Approaches. With response by Anthony Kaldellis (Ohio State University). This is the inaugural event in a new partnership between the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, that explores the cultures of the eastern frontier of the Byzantine empire in...

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2016 May 04

Medieval Studies-Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club

Cecily Hilsdale (McGill University), Worldliness in Byzantium and Beyond: Manuscript Materiality and Byzantine Materialism. Co-sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross. Reception to follow.

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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