Centre for Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
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Events

The Centre for Late Antique and Byzantine Studies (CLABS) hosts a series of research seminars each year, inviting UK and international scholars to talk at CLABS-sponsored events at the University of Nottingham.

Upcoming and recent events

Departing the Polis conference

Date
29 - 30/06/2022
Description
Departing the Polis: Travel, Travellers and Panhellenism in the extant plays and fragments of Greek drama. This conference explores the fascinating subject of travel in Greek drama, with papers from a range of recognised experts within the field.

Classics and Archaeology research seminar double bill

Date
22/03/2022
Location:
Humanities Building, Microsoft Teams online event
Description
Join the Department of Classics and Archaeology for their Spring research seminar, featuring talks from Nick Wilshere and Andreas Kropp.

Classics and Archaeology research seminar double bill

Date
22/02/2022
Location:
Humanities Building
Description
Join the Department of Classics and Archaeology for their Spring research seminar, featuring a joint lecture from Justin Stover and George Woudhuysen.

Classics and Archaeology research seminar - The phenomenon of 'soldier historians' in the Later Roman Empire

Date
19/10/2021
Location:
Microsoft Teams online event
Description
Join the Department of Classics and Archaeology for this week's research seminar, featuring a presentation from Aleksander Paradzinski.

From Romula to Galeria Valeria: The Women of the Tetrarchy. Talk by Byron Waldron

From Romula to Galeria Valeria: The Women of the Tetrarchy. Talk by Byron Waldron
Date
11/02/2021
Location:
Microsoft Teams online event
Description
From Romula to Galeria Valeria: The Women of the Tetrarchy by Byron Waldron. Hosted by the Centre for Late Antique and Byzantine Studies.

Midlands4Cities application writing workshops 7 November 2020

Date
07/11/2020
Location:
Online
Description
Application writing workshops for Midlands4Cities PhD funding

Midlands4Cities application writing workshops 14 November 2020

Date
07/11/2020
Location:
Online
Description
Application writing workshops for Midlands4Cities PhD funding

CLABS Annual Lecture: 'Imperial responses to urban violence in Late Antiquity' by Alan Ross

Date
17/03/2020
Location:
Humanities A02, University Park
Description
*Event cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.* CLABS annual lecture: 'Imperial responses to urban violence in Late Antiquity' by Alan Ross.

Postgraduate open day 2017

Date
29/11/2017
Location:
Trent Building, University Park
Description
Find out more about our courses, meet staff and students, look at funding options, tour our fantastic facilities and campus!

Elite Contestations and the Crisis of 455

Date
09/05/2017
Description
The Centre for Late Antique and Byzantine Studies (CLABS) hosts Michele Salzman (California/UCL) speaking on 'Elite Contestations and the Crisis of 455.'
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Past events

View earlier events (pre-2020)
2 Apr 2019 The Vita Taciti and the Transmission of the Historia Augusta – Dr George Woudhuysen, Nottingham
13 Nov 2018 The End of Roman Spain – Dr Graham Barrett, Lincoln
27 Feb 2018 Military authority in Ammianus Marcellinus – Dr Jeroen Wijnendaele, Ghent
9 May 2017 Elite Contestations and the Crisis of 455 – Prof. Michele Salzman, California/UCL
16 Feb 2016 Invisible men: Mobility and change on the late Roman frontier in Africa – Dr Andy Merrills, Leicester
10 Feb 2015 Why did emperors visit Rome so rarely in the fourth century? – Dr Gavin Kelly, Edinburgh
21 Jan 2015 The survey of Thisve and the fate of the city in post-Roman Central Greece – Dr Archie Dunn, Birmingham
12 Mar 2014 The Crypta Balbi Museum in Rome: from the excavation to the exhibition – Professor Enrico Zanini, Siena
29 Jan 2014 Spot the Visigoths; the archaeology of 5th-century Gothic settlement (or not) in south-western Gaul and in Spain – Professor Simon Esmonde Cleary, Birmingham
15 Oct 2013 Procopius of Caesarea and the reign of Justinian – Professor Geoffrey Greatrex, Ottowa
1 May 2013 The collapse of the Roman monetary economy in the Western Roman Empire – Dr Sam Moorhead, The British Museum
20 Feb 2013 Ephesos in Late Antiquity and Beyond – Professor Sabine Ladstatter, The Austrian Archaeological Institute, Vienna
12 Feb 2013 If you enquire whether the bath is ready, the answer is that the Son was made out of nothing: doctrinal controversies and the Late Antique historian – Dr David Gwynn, Royal Holloway
11 Dec 2012 Eunuchs as generals – the case of Narses – Dr Shaun Tougher, Cardiff
14 Nov 2012 Understanding Towns in Late Roman Britain through the framework of re-sensualisation – Dr Adam Rogers, Leicester
29 Mar 2012 The “Dark Ages”: the seventh century in the Balkans – Professor Florin Curta, Miami
7 Feb 2012 Too late? Late Antiquity, the end of empire, and the classical canon – Professor Gillian Clark, Bristol
30 Nov 2011 Aesthetic maintenance of civic space – the classical city from the 4th to the 7th century AD – Dr Ine Jacobs, KU Leuven, Belgium
12 Oct 2011 Western Britain and the world of late antiquity – recent fieldwork at Mothecombe, Devon – Dr Sam Turner, Newcastle, and Dr Steve Roskams, York
9 Mar 2011 Isca – recent archaeological work on the site of the legionary fortress at Caerleon – Dr Peter Guest, Cardiff
22 Feb 2011 And I shall wear purple: Roman attitudes to clothing behaviour – Dr Mary Harlow, Birmingham
11 Feb 2011 Diplomacy as a substitute for declining might? Late Roman and Byzantine foreign policy from the late 3rd to the early 14th century – Dr Oliver Schmitt, Halle, Germany
13 Oct 2010 Unearthing a Late Roman fortress in Bulgaria: new results from the 2010 season of excavation – Professor Andrew Poulter, Nottingham
2 Feb 2010 The artful text of Pacatus – Dr Roger Rees, University of St Andrews
18 Nov 2009 Bringing water to the imperial city of Constantinople – Professor James Crow, Edinburgh
28 Oct 2009 The latest results: excavations at Romuliana (Gamzigrad),the palace of Galerius in modern Serbia – Dr Gerda von Bulow, Roman/German Commission of the German Archaeological Institute, Frankfurt
24 Mar 2009 The supply networks of the Roman East and West: interaction, fragmentation and the origins of the Byzantine economy – Professor Paul Reynolds, Barcelona
18 Mar 2009 Late Roman and early Byzantine frontier defence in the Roman East: recent fieldwork on Roman fortifications along the Roman limes in Syria – Professor Dr Michaela Konrad, Bamberg
17 Mar 2009 Bishops and law courts in Late Antiquity: how (not) to make sense of the legal evidence – Dr Caroline Humfress, Birkbeck, London
2 Mar 2009 Predatory migration and the first millennium – Professor Peter Heather, King's College, London
18 Feb 2009 Recent research on the Late Roman period in Xanten and the Lower Rhineland – Dr Clive Bridger, Xanten Regionalmüseum, Germany
2 Dec 2008 Augustine’s Black Sheep: the case of Antoninus of Fussala – Dr Neil McLynn, Oxford
26 Nov 2008 Saying a good word for the Late Roman army – Dr John Casey, London
15 Oct 2008 The Triconch Palace at Butrint and the archaeology of late antique urban housing – Dr William Bowden, Nottingham
23 Apr 2008 Sagalassos from proto-urban settlement to mid-Byzantine kastron: 20 years of holistic archaeology at Sagalassos and on its territory (SW Turkey) – Professor Marc Waelkens, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
7 Mar 2008 The Christianization of Isauria – Professor Hugh Elton, Trent, Canada
5 Mar 2008 Tuscany between late antiquity and the early middle ages – Professor Marco Valenti, Siena
20 Feb 2008 Wars within the frontiers: archaeology and civil war in the Late Empire – Dr Neil Christie, Leicester
6 Feb 2008 “The pump don't work ‘cause the Vandals took the handles”: the Vandals in the post-classical imagination – Dr Andy Merrills, Leicester
5 Dec 2007 The plague in stone – Dr Dionysios Stathakopoulos, King’s College London
21 Nov 2007 The character of urbanism in late Roman Gaul – Professor Raymond Brulet, Louvain
17 Oct 2007 The archaeology of late antique and early Byzantine dining habits in the eastern Mediterranean – Dr Joanita Vroom, Sheffield
3 May 2007 From Constantinople to Pliska and Nitra: archaeology and the spread of Byzantine culture in the 9th century – Professor Joachim Henning, Frankfurt
25 Apr 2007 The early life of Julian the Apostate – Professor John Vanderspoel, Calgary
 

 

Centre for Late Antique and Byzantine Studies

The University of Nottingham
School of Humanities
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


telephone: +44 (0) 115 748 4484
email:humanities@nottingham.ac.uk