Call for Applications for the Multi-lingual Summer School Medieval literature Across Languages, to be held online on May 17-28, 2021, organised by the Retracing Connections programme and the Center for Medieval Literature (SDU, York), is open till December 15, 2020. See all the details below or here.
Retracing connections programme had a public launching event on September 28, 2020 at the Humanities theater of Uppsala University. Ingela Nilsson presented the programme’s structure and members. Miriam Hjälm spoke about miraculous births, merciful caliphs and audacious monks in Arabic and Greek storyworlds. Myrto Veikou introduced the audience with spatial storytelling and the Byzantine-Arabic frontier … Continue reading Public presentation of the programme
Instead of letting the extraordinary circumstances of the global pandemic hinder our work and isolate us in our homes, the members of the Retracing connections programme want to reach out, bring colleagues closer and inspire discussion. Join us on Friday, October 23 at 13.15 CET on zoom to meet our team members and hear about … Continue reading Zoom presentation of the programme
Our colleague Sandro Nikolaishvili from the Center for Medieval Literature at the University of Southern Denmark helped shed light on the life of Queen Tamar of Georgia (1160-1230) and some of the stories surrounding her rule. Dive into the world of revolutionary political decisions, choosing husbands, disobedient aristocracy, taming lion cubs and wearing panther skins!
Uppsala University, Department of Linguistics and Philology offers a four-year fully funded PhD position in Greek and Byzantine Studies, primarilly to candidates interested in joining the work of the Retracing Connections: Byzantine Storyworlds in Greek, Arabic, Georgian, and Old Slavonic (c. 950–c. 1100) research programme. Deadline: September 24, 2020Starting date: January 1, 2021Details and requirements … Continue reading Call for applications – Funded PhD position at Uppsala University