GEM – Forum Schedule Spring 2015

Schedule poster

The sessions of the GEM Forum for spring 2015 have been scheduled as follows:

  • 28th January 2015 Documentary screening Debtocracy (2011)
  • 4th February 2015 Yannis Stamos, ‘Aristos Kambanis and To Neon Kratos (1937-1941)’; chair: Siren Çelik
  • 11th February 2015 Michael Saxby, ‘Coin design: Masterly tool or false representation?’; chair: Wei-sheng Lin
  • 25th February 2015 Onur Usta, ‘Rebellion, Locusts and Nomadic Aggression: The decline in agricultural production and population in the Ayntab region: 1608-1612’; chair: Jeff Brubaker
  • 4th March 2015 Documentary screening Smyrna: The destruction of a cosmopolitan city, 1900-1922 (2012); chair: Yanis Tzortzis
  • 11th March 2015 Evangelia Yfantidou, ‘Equestrian portraits in Western and Eastern Mediterranean during the 11th century’; chair: Tom Markiewicz
  • 18th March 2015 Dimitirs Lamprakis, ‘Introduction to Ottoman Palaeography: Some preliminary remarks on population census methods (17th-19th centuries)’; chair: Onur Usta
  • 25th March 2015 Documentary screening 1821 (2011)

Time and location for all sessions are: 5:15 PM The Whitting Room (Arts 436), University of Birmingham.

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GEM – Forum Schedule Spring 2015

Diogenes -Release of the 2nd Issue

Issue 2 October 2014

Issue 2 (Whole)

Wei-sheng Lin: Editorial

Murat Issi: Οι σκέψεις των Νεο-Οθωμανών περί του Ισλάμ

Styliani Lepida: The poll tax (cizye) in Cyprus during the 17th century: A depiction for the administration of its revenue

Dimos Ntentos: Όψεις αυτοαναφορικότητας στην Expeditio Persica του Γεωργίου Πισίδη

Gözde Önder: Ceramics and Carpets: Icons of Cultural Exchange between Venice and the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century

Rebecca Darley: Review – Experiencing Byzantium: papers from the 44th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Newcastle and Durham, April 2011

Jason Fossella: Review – The Byzantine Imperial Acts to Venice, Pisa and Genoa, 10th–12th Centuries

Qiang Li: Review – Οι Τούρκοι ανάμεσα στην Κίνα και το Βυζάντιο (552-659 μ.Χ.)

Like Zhang: Review – 拜占庭帝国通史

Annika Asp-Talwar/Jeffrey Brubaker/Matthew Kinloch/Wei-sheng Lin: Supplementum – Byzantine Thirteenth Century Day Wrap-up, 13 May 2014

Matthew Kinloch: Supplementum – South-Western Turkey in the 13th and 21st Centuries

Gemma Masson: Supplementum – Outreach Workshops in Ottoman History

Andrea Mattiello: Supplementum – Cappadocia in Context 2014 – a report

Diogenes -Release of the 2nd Issue

Call for Papers – GEM Online Journal

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GEM Online Journal

Submission deadline: 1st March 2013

Article

GEM – The student society of the Centre of Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek studies in Birmingham is proud to announce a call of papers for a new forthcoming online journal. Articles may concern any aspect of issues related to Byzantine, Ottoman or Modern Greek studies. Contributions on history, archaeology, anthropology or other fields are welcomed as long as they represent at least one of the three areas of our Centre. The articles should not exceed the limit of 3,000 words (excluding bibliography).

Book Reviews

We welcome book reviews on any topic related to Byzantine, Ottoman or Modern Greek studies. The choice of book for reviewing is free, but the book must be a recent publication.

Both articles and book reviews must be submitted directly to the specific area referent(s):

Byzantine Studies

Jeff Brubaker jbd230[at]bham.ac.uk or Annika Asp-Talwar asa184[at]bham.ac.uk

Ottoman Studies

Onur Usta oxu219[at]bham.ac.uk

Modern Greek Studies

Yannis Stamos ixs233[at]bham.ac.uk

For any question, please contact: Carlo Virgilio cxv[at]bham.ac.uk

Call for Papers – GEM Online Journal