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global byzantıum at ankara from past to present

Summer semınar serıes

The Byzantine Seminar Series “Byzantium at Ankara” is an event organized and hosted in collaboration by the Department of History at Bilkent University and the Department of History of Art at Hacettepe University which will be held over the entire 2020/21 Academic Year as organized by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sercan Yandim (Hacettepe University) and Asst. Prof. Dr. Luca Zavagno (Bilkent University)


The object of the series of talks is to engage Byzantine scholars from different backgrounds and areas of expertise in a conversation on issues which relate and resonate with the current socio-political and economic situation. The importance of building \ these connections should indeed allow to put Byzantium in a global, modern and historical perspective.


     1. Famine and Plagues in Byzantium: archaeology, documentary and hagiography in a comparative perspective – Friday, 10 July 2020 h. 19:00 (Istanbul Time)



    2.Crisis and Migrations across the Mediterranean frontier: was it really all about a Dark Age after all? - Friday, 17 July 2020 h. 19.00 (Istanbul Time)




     3. Picturing disasters (and Renaissance) in Byzantium - Friday, 24 July 2020  h. 19.00 (Istanbul Time)



Sercan Yandım (Hacettepe University)
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