Princeton Graduate Student Exchange Meeting

Thu, May 19, 2016, 9:30 am to Fri, May 20, 2016, 5:00 pm

Sixth Annual Workshop of the Graduate Exchange in Late Antique, Byzantine and Early Medieval History Between the University of Vienna, Oxford, Mainz, Freie Universität Berlin and Princeton


Thursday, May 19, 2016

9:00-11:15 a.m. Moderator: John Haldon (Princeton)

Aikaterini Kolori (Vienna), "Economic Activity and Taxation in Late Antique Egypt: Re-editing the SPP III Papyrus and Parchment Texts"

Anna Dolganov, (Vienna/Princeton), "non exemplis sed legibus iudicandum est: Precedent as a Source of Law in the Later Roman Empire"

Till Stüber (Berlin), "Juridical and Social Aspects of the Praetextatus Affair (Greg. Tur. hist. V 18)"

11:30-1:00 p.m. Moderator: Helmut Reimitz (Princeton)

Salvatore Liccardo (Vienna), "Solitudines Sarmatarum: Ethnonyms Between Late Roman Sense of Place and Imperial Rhetoric"

Grigory Simeonov (Vienna), "Animal Husbandry and Pastoral Life in Northern Macedonia from the 11th to the 13th Century"

1:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00-3:30 p.m. Moderator: Stefan Esders (Berlin)

Merle Eisenberg, (Princeton), "Valerian of Cimiez and Local Christianness"

Lilian Diniz (Vienna), "Christianisation and Religious Hybridity from Late Antiquity to Early Middle Ages"

4:00-5:30 p.m. Moderator: Bernhard Palme (Vienna)

Stephan Hones (Mainz), "The Legislation Against Heretics from Theodosius I to Theodosius II"

André Fischer (Berlin), "The Colloquium of Constantinople 532"

Friday, May 20, 2016

9:30-11:00 a.m. Moderator: Johannes Pahlitzsch (Mainz)

Pia Bockius (Berlin), "Images of the ‘East’: Political and Religious Geography in the Works of Gregory of Tours"

Justin Wilson (Princeton), "The Art of Florilegia in the Byzantine Empire"

11:15-12:45 p.m. Moderator: Walter Pohl (Vienna)

Christodoulos Papavarnavas (Vienna), "Prison as Liminal Space in Byzantine Hagiography: A Literary Study of the Martyrs' Passions in the Early and Middle Byzantine Periods"

Lee Mordechai (Princeton), "What's an Emperor to do? Changing Models of Kingship in the Eleventh Century Eastern Roman Empire"

12:45 p.m. Lunch

2:00-4:15 p.m. Moderator: Claudia Rapp (Vienna)

Heiko Behrmann (Berlin), "Between Pragmatism and Ambivalence. The Construction of an Argument in the So-called periurium-Dossier of Hincmar of Rheims"

Ian Ward (Princeton), "Fidelity and Lordship: A Glossary for the Tenth Century"

Eric Freund (Mainz), "Telling the Story Through Conflicts: A Narrative Approach on Widukinds Deeds of the Saxons"

4:45-6:00 p.m. Moderator: Claudia Rapp (Vienna)

Miriam Salzmann (Mainz), "The Composition of the Cypriot Aristocracy in the 15th century – Aspects of Prosopography and Centres of Power"

Jessica Schmidt (Mainz), "Being a Part of the Network – Late Byzantine Painter Workshops on Crete: The Example of the So-called Veneris- Workshop"

Dickinson 210, 211

Faber Lecture: Caroline Humfress, "Law Before Islam"

Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: Scheide Caldwell House 103

Conference: "Legal Pluralism and Social Change in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages"

Thu, May 17, 2018 (All day) to Sat, May 19, 2018 (All day)
Location: 211 Dickinson Hall

Colloquium: "Climate Change and Societal Resilience in Premodernity"

Fri, May 25, 2018, 1:00 pm to Sun, May 27, 2018, 1:00 pm