Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture

2022 Feb 15

East of Byzantium Lecture Series

1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Zoom event
Marica Cassis (University of Calgary), Syriac Villages in the Tur Abdin: A Microhistory of the Medieval Middle East. Sponsored by the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture. This talk will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; registration information can be found at the... Read more about East of Byzantium Lecture Series
2021 Nov 15

East of Byzantium Lecture

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Zoom presentation
Sören Stark (New York University), Eternal ‘Silk Road’? The Rise of Sogdiana during the 3rd–4th Centuries A.D.. Sponsored by 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 This lecture will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click... Read more about East of Byzantium Lecture
2021 Apr 01

Medieval Studies-Mary Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom presentation

Darin Hayton (Haverford College), Pseudo-Ptolemy’s Ὁ Καρπός and Byzantine Astrological Practice. Sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross. This presentation will take place on the Zoom platform; please click here to register.

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2021 Jan 29

East of Byzantium Lecture Series

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Zoom (see link below)
Zsuzsanna Gulácsi (Northern Arizona University), Sideways-Oriented Images of Manichaean and Armenian Liturgical Books. Register at https://eastofbyzantium.org/upcoming-events/. Sponsored by 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. Read more about East of Byzantium Lecture Series
2020 Oct 01

Medieval Studies-Mary Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Virtual presentation

Alexander Brey (Wellesley College), Byzantine Pieces of an Umayyad Puzzle: A Basalt Platform in the Azraq Oasis. Co-sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross and the Committee on Medieval Studies.

This lecture will take place live on Zoom, followed by a question and answer period. Please register...

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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

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