Σάββατο, 26 Δεκεμβρίου 2009

22nd International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Sofia 22-27 August 2011

  BYZANTIUM WITHOUT BORDERS


Organized by the
Bulgarian Association of Byzantinists and Medievists, a collective
member of the Association Internationale des Études Byzantines
Patron: President of the Republic of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov

CONGRESS SESSIONS

During the Congress there will be held:
  • 7 Plenary sessions; plenary papers have been allotted 30 minutes each.
  • Round Tables (communications have been allotted 15 minutes each). Round tables will have from 8 to 10 participants. Round-table chairs are urged to allow 20-30 minutes discussion at the end of each session.
  • Sessions of free communications (communications have been allotted 15 minutes each). Communications are grouped in thematic sessions of 8 to 10 papers. Session chairs are urged to allow 20 to 30 minutes for discussion at the end of each session.
  • Posters will be on display throughout the Congress, with their presenters being available for discussion at the times indicated.
  • Publication: The plenary papers will be published in one volume whereas the abstracts of the Round table and the Panel communications (of up to 1000 characters each) will be published in two volumes, if the finances allow it. In any event, all the abstracts will be uploaded on the web-site of the Congress.
  • Audio-visual materials: All rooms are equipped with a computer and a media-projector. Speakers who plan on using audio-visual materials are urged to come to their allotted room 20 minutes prior to the start of the session, to set up and check their CDs, memory sticks, etc.

CONGRESS PACK

Upon registration, Congress participants will receive a badge, bag and folder bearing the Congress logo and a copy of the proceedings.
Information, assistance, and the Congress packs can be found at the Registration Desk in the Central Foyer of the Sofia University Rectorate.

PROGRAME

SÉANCES PLÉNIÈRES

Première séance plénière (lundi, 22 août 2011) :
Introduction : Entre deux congrès Sofia : 1934-2011. Les congrès internationaux des études byzantines face à la conjoncture historique : Vassilka Tăpkova-Zaïmova, Maria Nystazopoulou-Pélékidou
L’idée et la mémoire de Byzance – réception sans frontières
  1. Byzantium as Seen by Itself – Images and Mechanisms at Work : Johannes Koder.
  2. Byzantium Viewed by the Others : Maria Mavroudi
  3. La réception de la littérature et de l’art byzantins dans le monde slave : Axinia Džurova, Vassia Velinova
  4. Nostalgia and Post-Byzantine “Use” of Byzantium : How and Why we Remember Byzantium ?: Silvia Ronchey
Deuxième séance plénière (lundi, 22 août 2011).
Les phénomènes du Mont Athos et du Mont Sinaï
  1.  Mount Athos and Political Thought in the Slavonic World  : Bojana Krsmanović
  2. The Writing Centre Mount Sinai Viewed from the Slavonic Tradition : Heinz Miklas
  3. The Mount Athos Archival and Library Evidence :Andreas Müller, Kiril Pavlikjanov
Troisième séance plénière (mardi, 23 août 2011)
Les villes et l’aménagement de l’espace
  1. Constantinople in Serbian Medieval Sources : Radivoj Radić
  2. Les villes et les Croisées : Antonio Carile
  3. A New Archaeological Study of Hagia Sophia : Ken Dark, Jan Kostenec
  4. Monumentality versus Economic Vitality: Was a Balance Struck in the Late Antique City : Marlia Mundell Mango
  5. The Byzantine Town: Producers and Consumers : Archibald Dunn
  6. La topographie sacrale et profane de la ville : Claudia Rapp, Arne Effenberger
Quatrième séance plénière (mercredi, 24 août 2011)
Libertés et restrictions à Byzance
  1. L’égalité comme principe de la justice sociale : I. P. Medvedev
  2. The Idea of Liberty in Byzantium : Dimiter G. Angelov
  3. State, Belief and Individual: a Byzantine Paradox : John Haldon
  4. Dikai kai Dikaiosyne  : Eleftheria Papagianni
  5. Reisen und Verkehrswege in Byzanz : Ewald Kislinger
  6. The Autocephalous Byzantine Church Province of Bulgaria/Ohrid : Günter Prinzing
Cinquième séance plénière (jeudi, 25 août 2011)
Mare Nostrum/ Mare Majus
  1. Main Changes in the Black Sea Trade and Navigation, 12th-15th Centuries : Serguej P. Karpov
  2. Venezia, Genova e il mar Nero-rivalità e commercio: Laura Balletto, Sandra Origone, Michel Balard
  3. Du Danube à l’Euphrate : frontières, navigation, commerce : Nevra Nečipoğlu (?)
  4. Da Bisanzio a Venezia, da Venezia a Bisanzio: circulazione di uomini, beni ed idee: Chryssa Maltézou
  5. Ports, Trading Posts and Shipping in the Blach Sea Area : Dimitar Dimitrov
  6. Le commerce au pourtour de la mer Noire : David Jacoby
Sixième séance plénière (vendredi, 26 août 2011)
Le sacré : la théologie et l’art à Byzance
  1. L’Enfer et le Royaume céleste dans leurs dimensions théologiques : Vassa Kontouma-Conticello
  2. La représentation de l’espace et du temps dans la peinture byzantine : Tania Velmans
  3. L’univers « visible » et « caché » des manuscrits : Guglielmo Cavallo
  4. The Limits of Conservatism in the Figurative Arts: Anthony Cutler
  5. Monumental Painting as a Historical Source. The Evidence of Church Inscriptions, Donor Portraits and Iconography (Projects and Perspectives) : Sophia Kalopissi-Verti
Septième séance plénière (samedi, 27 août 2011)
L’avenir des études byzantines
  1. The Perspectives of Byzantine Studies in the Face of the New Conditions of Scientific Work and Research:  Taxiarchos Kolias
  2. Information Approach to Studying on the Byzantine Law: The lexes and texts: Yury Vin
EVENTS
Eight exhibitions, a concert, a book fair, a Congress-souvenir shop, and a Congress post office have been arranged. All events listed in the Program are open to all registered participants on production of their badge.

EXHIBITIONS

  1. The Bulgarian-Byzantine Cultural Dialogue in the National Museum of History: 16 Vitoshko Lale St., Boyana.
  2. Greek Manuscripts in Bulgaria and in the Balkans in the National Art Gallery: 1 Battenberg Sq., Sofia.
  3. The Spirit of Byzantium: Slavonic Manuscripts in Bulgaria and in the Balkans in the Central Foyer of the National Library “Sts. Cyril and Methodius”: 88 Vassil Levski Blvd.
  4. The Balkan Icon World (with anthivola from the Makris-Margaritis Collection and the Manuscript collection of “Ivan Dujčev” Center for Slavonic and Byzantine Studies) in the Crypt of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral (Department of Old Bulgarian Art at the National Art Gallery).
  5. Everyday Life Scenes from Medieval Bulgaria in the National Institute of Archaeology and Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences: 2 Saborna St., Sofia.
  6. Past and Present: the Message of Byzantium in the Union of the Bulgarian Artists Bldg.: 6 Shipka St., Sofia. Official opening: 7.00 pm, 26 August (Friday).
  7. Coins-and-Seals Exhibition in the National Institute of Archaeology and Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences: 2 Saborna St., Sofia.
  8. Photo Exhibit „Balkan Civilizations” in the Central Foyer of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, 15 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd.

CONCERT

The program includes Byzantine and Slavonic orthodox music and Bulgarian folklore pieces.

MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES:

  1. National Museum of History: 16 Vitoshko Lale St., Boyana.
  2. National Art Gallery: 1 Battenberg Sq., Sofia.
  3. Crypt of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral.
  4. National Institute of Archaeology and Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences: 2 Saborna St., Sofia.
  5. Church History Museum.
  6. Union of the Bulgarian Artists Bldg.: 6 Shipka St., Sofia.
  7. Foreign Art National Gallery
  8. Boyana Church National Museum.
  9. The St.-George Rotunda.
  10. Basilica of St. Sophia.

BOOK FAIR

Publishers and book-sellers will be exhibiting in the foyers of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” from Monday through Saturday, 23 – 27 August.

source:http://22byzantinecongress.org/