Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture

2019 Nov 15

Sacred and Profane: Byzantine and Ottoman Music Traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Sackler 004, 485 Broadway
A journey through the world of Byzantine and Ottoman sacred and secular music and their legacy in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean, with Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, Romanos Karanos, and the Pharos Ensemble. Sponsored by the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, the Center for the Study of World Religions, and the Boston Byzantine Music Festival.
2019 Oct 10

Medieval Studies-Mary Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

Sean Leatherbury (Bowling Green State University), Wall Mosaics, Ekphrasis, and Cultural Memory Between Byzantium, Persia, and Early Islam. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross.... Read more about Medieval Studies-Mary Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

2019 Apr 12

East of Byzantium Student Workshop

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street
Amy Landau (Freer|Sackler Gallery), Image-Making and Anxiety Among New Julfa's Armenian Artists, Theologians and Merchants. A workshop exploring how Armenian artists, theologians, merchants, and others thought about images and image-making in early modern Iran. Seating is limited; registration information can be found here. Sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the... Read more about East of Byzantium Student Workshop
2019 Apr 11

East of Byzantium Lecture

6:15pm to 7:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street
Amy Landau (Freer|Sackler Gallery), Armenian Merchant Patronage of Early Modern Iran. Sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University
2019 Mar 29

East of Byzantium Student Workshop

10:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street
Sergio La Porta (Fresno State University) and Alison M. Vacca (University of Tennessee Knoxville), A Medieval Armenian Text in its Eurasian Context. A workshop for students, focusing on a history of the Islamic conquest and rule of Armenia by the eighth-century Armenian priest Łewond. Seating is limited; registration information can be found here. Sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara... Read more about East of Byzantium Student Workshop
2019 Mar 28

Mary Jaharis Center - Medieval Studies Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

Jesse Torgerson (Wesleyan University), Dropping a Medieval Chronicle (and Putting it Back Together): Reading the Byzantine Chronography of Theophanes and George Synkellos through Manuscripts, Maps, and Text Analysis. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross.... Read more about Mary Jaharis Center - Medieval Studies Lecture in Byzantine Studies

2018 Nov 13

Mary Jaharis Center - Medieval Studies Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street
Amanda Luyster (College of the Holy Cross), English Bodies, Imported Silks: Byzantine Textiles in Thirteenth-Century England. This event is co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross. Read more about Mary Jaharis Center - Medieval Studies Lecture in Byzantine Studies
2018 Apr 13

East of Byzantium Workshop

10:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main Street, Watertown, MA

Workshop and Study Day at the Armenian Museum of America: a study day for students focusing on Armenian liturgy and Armenian liturgical objects. Seating is limited, and registration is required. A short group of pre-assigned readings will be circulated at least one week prior to the workshop. Participants are expected to complete the readings before the workshop. Transportation between Harvard Square and Watertown will be provided. Registration and additional information can be found...

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2018 Apr 12

Mary Jaharis Center - Medieval Studies Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

Ann-Marie Yasin (University of Southern California), Place History and Architectural Origin Stories in Early Byzantium: Vestiges and Sense Memory. Co-sponsored with the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross.

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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