Maria Mavroudi (Berkeley) Comparing Byzantium with its contemporary Islamic and Western Medieval worlds: literary and cultural relations


A Centre for Medieval Studies seminar
Date18 November 2020
Time17:00 to 18:30

We invite Exeter's communities of medievalists and Islamicists to converse with a Byzantinist on topics of shared interest. The moderator of the event is Emily Selove. The guest is Maria Mavroudi, Professor of Byzantine history at the university of California, Berkeley. We encourage participants to submit in advance questions pertaining to the communication of Byzantium with its neighbors to its East and West in the following domains: magic and divination; poetry; satire and humor; philosophy. The goal is to highlight the potential routes that interdisciplinary dialogue among these three scholarly fields can take. Please send your questions to Emily Selove (

OrganizerHelen Birkett

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