Eastern Christianity · news · public lecture

Upcoming lecture: The poet-patriarch Abdisho of Gazarta (d.1570) and the Church of the East in schism, by Lucy Parker (University of Oxford)

Upcoming lecture at the Medieval Studies Department: The poet-patriarch Abdisho of Gazarta (d.1570) and the Church of the East in schism, by Lucy Parker (University of Oxford) Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm   CEU - Nador u. 9, Monument Building, Gellner Room   The year 1552 witnessed a schism within one of… Continue reading Upcoming lecture: The poet-patriarch Abdisho of Gazarta (d.1570) and the Church of the East in schism, by Lucy Parker (University of Oxford)

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Byzantine · news

CEU Medieval Studies Faculty Research Seminar: Knowledge Unlimited: Intellectual Curiosity and Innovation in Byzantium

Faculty Research Seminar: Knowledge Unlimited: Intellectual Curiosity and Innovation in Byzantium  Date:  Monday, November 23, 2015 - 5:30pm Byzantine epistemic discourse inherited the Peripatetic premise according to which the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake was in accordance with human nature. It also appropriated, however, the Stoic, and later Christian, concern with the intensification and… Continue reading CEU Medieval Studies Faculty Research Seminar: Knowledge Unlimited: Intellectual Curiosity and Innovation in Byzantium

news · Past Perfect!

Next show on ‘Past Perfect!’: Prof. Dame Averil Cameron

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents our next show on 'Past Perfect!' (May 24-28), featuring Prof. Dame Averil Cameron from the University of Oxford, who is chair of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research, and President of CBRL (Council for British Research in the Levant). She and Chris will discuss Byzantine historiography and intellectual history, religious… Continue reading Next show on ‘Past Perfect!’: Prof. Dame Averil Cameron

news · Workshop

Upcoming event: Piroska and the Pantokrator: The Politics of Dynastic Memory, Healing and Salvation in Komnenian Constantinople

Date: June 3, 2015 - 10:00 - 19:00 Building: Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower Room: Auditorium Event type: Workshop Event audience: Open to the Public CEU organizer: Marianne Sághy External organizers: Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, Humanities Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences , Budapest, Lendület Research Group at the University of Debrecen CEU host… Continue reading Upcoming event: Piroska and the Pantokrator: The Politics of Dynastic Memory, Healing and Salvation in Komnenian Constantinople

announcement · cultural anthropology · ethnography · interview · news

“Past Perfect!” Features Judith Rasson

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents our next show on 'Past Perfect!' (April 16), featuring Judith Rasson from the Central European University in Budapest, who will discuss cultural anthropology and ethnography in historical studies, medieval textiles and medieval memorial monuments on the Balkans. Past Perfect! is CEU Medieval Radio's show on medieval and early modern history… Continue reading “Past Perfect!” Features Judith Rasson

Benjamin Linley Wild · news · Past Perfect!

Benjamin Linley Wild in ‘Past Perfect!’

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents the next episode of  'Past Perfect!' (April 2), featuring Benjamin Linley Wild, a faculty member at the Sherborne School in Dorset and a guest lecturer at the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design in London, who will talk about clothing and fashion in the Middle Ages, including the wardrobe… Continue reading Benjamin Linley Wild in ‘Past Perfect!’

announcement · news · Past Perfect!

Brett Whalen on This Week’s ‘Past Perfect!’

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents the next episode of 'Past Perfect!' (March 15-19) featuring Brett Whalen from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Whalen works on Christian intellectual and cultural history in the High Middle Ages. Among other topics, he teaches courses on the crusades, apocalyptic thought, and the medieval Roman Church. In this episode… Continue reading Brett Whalen on This Week’s ‘Past Perfect!’

Daniel Ziemann · news · Past Perfect!

‘Past Perfect!’ Features Daniel Ziemann

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents our next show on 'Past Perfect!' (March 1-5), featuring Daniel Ziemann, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University Budapest, who will talk about rulership in the Bulgarian Empire, foreign policy under the Ottonians, as well as Canon law under Charlemagne. 'Past Perfect!' is… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Features Daniel Ziemann

announcement · news · Past Perfect!

‘Past Perfect!’ Programme Schedule for 2015

Estella Weiss-Krejci (Academy of Sciences, Vienna) February 1-5, 2015 Burial norms (excarnation & evisceration), Austrian & Mayan comparisons Timothy Dawson (Independent Researcher) February 15-19, 2015 Military, Court, and Women’s dress in the Eastern Mediterranean Daniel Ziemann (CEU) March 1-5, 2015 First Bulgarian State, Ottonians & the East, Canon Law Brett Whalen (UNC-Chapel Hill) March 15-19,… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Programme Schedule for 2015