Sunday, October 29th


8:00 - 9:30 am

Location: ICBC Concourse


Book Exhibit

8:00 – 11:30 am

Location: ICBC Concourse


Graduate and Early Career Breakfast

Sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture

8:00 – 9:30 am

Location: WCC 420 | Strategy Room

Lead Panelist: Alice Lynn McMichael

  • Digital Byzantium: A Cross-Disciplinary Workshop on a Digital Tool | A.L. McMichael, Michigan State University
  • Bring your own computer!     


Panel 9A | Imagining, Experiencing, and Participating in Governance in Byzantium

9:30 – 11:30 am

Location: WCC 100 | Asia Pacific Hall

Organizers: Dimitris Krallis, Jake Ransohoff, Aleksandar Jovanović | Chair: Leonora Neville, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Personalized Efficiency: Taxation and Dialogue in Byzantine State Finances | Dimitris Krallis, Simon Fraser University
  • All Too Human? Political Punishment and the Rhetoric of Imperial Impotence in Byzantium | Jake Ransohoff, Princeton University
  • Imperial Bureaucratic Practices in the Provincial Society of Ioannes Apokaukos | Aleksandar Jovanović, University of the Fraser Valley


Panel 9B | Archaeology, Place, and Space

9:30 – 11:30 am

Location: WCC 320

Chair: Nathanael Aschenbrenner, Bard College

  • Claiming Antiquity, Claiming Global Empire: the Loulon-Constantinople Optical Telegraph as an Instument of Competition | Lucas McMahon, University of Ottawa
  • Objects and People at a Medieval Harbor: An Archaeological Perspective | Georgios Makris, University of British Columbia
  • Transforming Commerce into Charity at San Nicola in Carcere, Rome | Gregor Kalas, Univeristy of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Kourion in Crisis and Catastrophe: Byzantine Resilience and Responses to Disaster on the South Coast of Cyprus | Ian Randall, University of British Columbia