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International Conference for Byzantine and Slavic Studies
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4/24/2020 to 4/26/2020
When: Friday, April 24, 2020
Where: Poland

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International Conference for Byzantine and Slavic Studies
Colloquia Ceranea II, 24-26 April 2020
Deadline for submissions: 15 January 2020

We cordially invite you to participate in the international scholarly conference Colloquia Ceranea II, which will be held April 24–26, 2020 at The Waldemar Ceran Research Centre for the History and Culture of the Mediterranean Area and South-East Europe “Ceraneum”, University of Łódź, Poland.
The conference is targeted at scholars who study the history and culture of the Mediterranean (the Greco-Roman world, the Byzantine Empire, the Slavic world, the Balkans), the Middle East, and the Caucasus over the period from Antiquity to the Early Modern Times.

During Colloquia Ceranea II, we wish to focus particularly on the following topics:
–Food and Medicine from Antiquity to the Early Modern Period
–Polemical Literature in Byzantium and Slavia Orthodoxa
–Realia and Imagination in Byzantine Rhetorical Texts
–An Ethnic and Religious Potpourri – the Eastern Border of the Byzantine Empire(4th-11th Century). Policy, Religion, Culture
–Translatorica Mediaevalia. The Role of Translations in the Culture of South-EastEurope and the Mediterranean
–State Administration in the Early Byzantine Period (AD 284–641)
–Rivalry and Cooperation in the Medieval Balkans and the Mediterranean

Four plenary lectures will be delivered. Our keynote speakers are:
Prof. Albrecht Berger (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Prof. Ivan Biliarsky (Българска Академия на Науките)
Prof. Philip van der Eijk (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Prof. Marcello Garzaniti (Università degli Studi di Firenze)

For more details, please visit our website:
https://ceraneum.uni.lodz.pl/colloquia

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