British School at Athens virtual short course: ‘Byzantine Material Culture and Topography’

The British School at Athens is delighted to invite its students and supporters to attend a free short course, offering virtual tours and virtual object handling sessions on the theme of ‘Byzantine Material Culture and Topography’. This course is intended both for those who are new to the study of the Byzantine world, and also for more experienced scholars who would like first-hand (virtual) access to Byzantine material culture.

Please register for this free series of virtual lectures below:

The Byzantine Research Fund Archival Collection‘ – Amalia Kakissis and Hallvard Indgjerd
Monday 14th June, 2pm–3pm

Material Culture I: Ceramics‘ – Rossana Valente and Matteo Randazzo
Thursday 17th June, 2pm–3pm

The Topography of Byzantine Athens‘ – Maria Papadaki and Michael Loy
Tuesday 22nd June, 2pm –3pm

Material Culture II: Coins‘ – Alexandra Vukovich
Friday 25th June, 2pm–3pm

Although these lectures are designed as a series and participants will gain most if they can attend all sessions, attendance throughout the whole course is not mandatory. All times are UK (BST).


For further information about the BSA’s in-person Byzantine Archaeology and History Course (not running in 2021), see here.