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New Faces, New Ideas: Interview with PhD Student David Rockwell

In this interview, David Rockwell discusses his research into the lobbying practices of bankers and other lenders that aimed to influence imperial law-making affecting the economic life of sixth-century Byzantium.  He looks at the history of economics and corruption of the period from his unique perspective as a former senior finance and capital markets lawyer… Continue reading New Faces, New Ideas: Interview with PhD Student David Rockwell

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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

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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

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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

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Victor Alexandrov’s Book Launch

February 13, 2013 - 17:30 - 18:00 Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower Victor Alexandrov: The Syntagma of Matthew Blastares: The Destiny of a Byzantine Legal Code among the Orthodox Slavs and Romanians Forschungen zur byzantinischen Rechtsgeschichte, vol. 29 (Frankfurt am Main: Löwenklau-Gesellschaft, 2012) presented by Ralph Cleminson, visiting professor of Slavonic Studies The Syntagma is… Continue reading Victor Alexandrov’s Book Launch