Transfiguration & Dormition: Working Papers on the August Mēnaion & Related Traditions in the Christian East

 06 Nov 2022 : 00:48
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21st–22nd November 2022 • Universität Regensburg

The workshop aims to familiarise scholars currently working in diverse institutional contexts not only with the state of the question as published but also with the precise contours of ongoing projects and as yet unpublished research.

Those wishing to participate in person should register by email ( by 5pm (CET) on Friday, 11th November.

Online participation is not possible.

INFO: Workshop program


 22 Aug 2022 : 21:41
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May 11-13, 2023

The Mary Jaharis Center invites papers for its sponsored session "Audience and Action in Byzantine Ceremonies"

The session is organized by Nick Churik & Erik Ellis. Abstracts are due September 15


 22 Aug 2022 : 21:38
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June 12-15, 2023

The focus of the conference is on liturgy, materiality, and economics. For more information on the theme, see the conference website:

Invited are proposals for papers on any topic related to this theme. Strong preference will be given to proposals whose authors commit to present in-person, which should be communicated in the abstract.

Please submit a proposed title, abstract (150–200 words), and CV at by October 15, 2022. Please select the proposal submission for the ISM Liturgy Conference 2023. You will have to open a free account with Submittable to complete your submission.


 22 Aug 2022 : 21:35
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The Entangled Caucasus, Medieval Caucasus Network sponsored sessions at the 2023 International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds.

July 3-6, 2023

Paper proposals on any aspect of the archaeology, cultures, faiths, societies, economies, and politics of the Caucasus throughout the medieval period (very loosely 500-1500 AD), and which touch in some way upon the theme of networks & entanglements, will be considered. This could include connections between different areas in the Caucasus, or beyond it, and may include connections between states, networks of individuals, economic connectivity, archaeological or textual comparisons and connections, or networks of entities within literary texts.

We welcome proposals from academics at all career stages, including independent scholars, and particularly welcome proposals from scholars from the region and those from marginalised backgrounds.

Abstracts of no less then 100 and no more then 250 words are to be send no later then September 15 to the both Session organizers:

James Baillie, University of Vienna:

Nick Evans, University of Leeds:

“Understanding the Bible from the Liturgy”

 15 May 2022 : 22:00
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Summer School in Trier, Germany

May 16 - July 1, 2022

Professors: Dr. Marco Benini (liturgy, Trier; taught 6 semesters at CUA), with some classes by Dr. Stefanos Alexopoulos (liturgy, CUA), Dr. Hans-Georg Gradl (NT, Trier), and Dr. Carolin Neuber (OT, Trier)

"Sacred Scripture is of the greatest importance in the celebration of the liturgy." (SC 24). The Bible shapes the liturgy like no other book: OT and NT readings are intertextually combined. Psalms are often specifically chosen. Prayers and hymns are biblically permeated. Liturgical actions and symbols (e.g., the washing of feet on Holy Thursday, baptismal rites, etc.) are inspired by sacred Scripture. At the same time, the liturgy interprets sacred Scripture and makes the Bible, a written echo of the revelation, to the living Word of God, whom we encounter in the liturgy. The reception of Scripture (e.g., according to the literary reception theory) is part of the active participation in the liturgy.

University of Notre Dame

 02 Jan 2022 : 00:45
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Call for PhD Applicants, Liturgical Studies

The Graduate School at the University of Notre Dame accepts up to two, funded (tuition scholarship + full stipend) PhD students per year in Liturgical Studies. The program in Liturgical Studies integrates three sub-disciplines: Liturgical History; Liturgical Theology; Ritual Studies.

All applications must be submitted to the Graduate School by January 2, 2022. More information and a link to the online application may be found here:

For those without a Master degree, the Theology Department also offers a two-year Master of Theological Studies (MTS) with a concentration in Liturgical Studies, which is geared toward eventual PhD work in liturgy or other fields:


 16 Oct 2020 : 13:26
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The Institute of Classical, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies is pleased to announce the international conference “THE ANCIENT AND BYZANTINE WORLD IN THE LIGHT OF INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH”

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia, 22-24 September 2021

The conference is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Grigol Tsereteli, the renowned Georgian Classical Philologist, Byzantinist and Papyrologist as well as to 100th anniversary of the Department of Classical Philology founded by Grigol Tsereteli at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State Universtity (The Conference has been postponed due to Covid 19 Pandemic).

Deadline for the abstracts: 30 December 2020

For more information click this link
or contact


 16 Oct 2020 : 09:00
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Thessaloniki, 2022

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