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24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, 23-28 August, 2021, Boğaziçi University, Turkey

Publish Date: Mar 22, 2020

Deadline: Apr 15, 2020

Event Dates: from Aug 23, 2021 12:00 to Aug 28, 2021 12:00

24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies


“Byzantium – Bridge Between Worlds”

Due to its remarkably long duration, territorial expanse, geographical situation and complex cultural traditions, Byzantium acted as a temporal and spatial bridge connecting different periods, geographical areas, and cultures. Byzantium acted as a transition between ancient, medieval and early modern worlds around the Mediterranean basin, Eurasia and the Near East through reception, appropriation, and innovation. It connected different geographical and cultural spaces through political, economic, material, and cultural networks in many of which it constituted an important node. Centering on the key theme of “Byzantium – Bridge between Worlds,” the 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies aims to explore this connecting and mediatory role of Byzantium. It also hopes to initiate proposals on bridging interdisciplinary gaps within Byzantine studies and strengthening dialogue with other relevant fields.

Important Dates

Conference Date: 23-28 August 2021 


The Call for Free Communication, Poster and VR Sessions is now open. The last submission date is: 15 April 2020 
Deadline for Plenary Session Paper Submission: 15 July 2020
Deadline for Round Table Abstract Submission: 15 July 2020
Deadline for Thematic Free Communication Abstract Submission: 15 July 2020

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