GEM – Contributing to a Postgraduate Journal

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Contributing to a Postgraduate Journal: How is your text going to be edited?

Presented by Wei-sheng Lin

The Whitting Room (Arts 436), University of Birmingham

5:15 PM 13th May 2015

Have you always wondered how to prepare your contribution to a postgraduate journal? Are you interested in editing a journal? If so, then this session is for you!

We will be talking about how Diogenes is edited, our very own open-access journal of GEM. This sessions explains the process from the time you submit your contribution to when it’s actually published.

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GEM – Contributing to a Postgraduate Journal

Diogenes – Release of the 3rd Issue

Issue 3 April 2015

Issue 3 (Whole)

Wei-sheng Lin: Editorial

Francisco Lopez-Santos Kornberger: Review – Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present

Joseph Parsonage: Review – The Byzantine world

Michael Strain: Review – The Author in Middle Byzantine Literature: Modes, Functions, and Identities

Georgia Tsatsani: Review – Re-imagining the Past: Antiquity and Modern Greek Culture

Tomoo Uegaki: Review – ビザンツ 交流と共生の千年帝国

Like Zhang: Review – 普罗科比的世界 —— 六世纪的拜占庭帝国

Üzeyir Serdar Serdaroğlu: Supplementum – Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) Annual Meeting for Ottoman Studies

Diogenes – Release of the 3rd Issue

GEM – Forum Schedule Spring 2015

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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.

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

GEM – Forum Schedule Summer 2014

The sessions of the GEM Forum for summer 2014 have been scheduled as follows:

  • 7th May – “Colloquium Workshop” by George Makris;
  • 14th May – “The Isolario Map – a depiction of reality?” by Andrew Blackler. Chair: Georgia Tsatsani;
  • 28th May – “PG Journal Workshop” by Wei-Sheng Lin (Diogenes), Eleanor Simmance (BEJ) and Rebecca Jones (JHAC);
  • 11th June – “Michael Attaleiates and Eyewitness Accounts of War in Byzantine Literature” by Kyle Sinclair. Chair Wei-Sheng Lin.

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

GEM – Forum Schedule Summer 2014

Diogenes – Release of the 1st Issue

Issue 1 January 2014

Issue 1 (Whole)

Wei-sheng Lin: Editorial

Zuzana Černáková: Prejudices, Emotions and Power of Political Restraint: A Study in the Second Crusade

Elli Evangelidou: The Representation of the Greek Civil War in Eleni and The Heroic Age

Alexandros Siapkas: Different academic approaches towards the British intervention in Greece (1941-1944). A synopsis

Yannis Stamos: Of pleasure and sorrow: Two modern Greek Epicurean poems

Niki Touriki: Ekphrasis in the Alexiad

Gemma Norman: Review – Christine Woodhead (ed.), The Ottoman World

Diogenes – Release of the 1st Issue