Courses & Workshops/Dec 16, 2014

Adriatic Connections: The Adriatic as a Threshold to Byzantium (c.600–1453)

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Adriatic Connections: The Adriatic as a Threshold to Byzantium (c.600–1453), The British School at Rome, January 14–16, 2015

A three-day workshop organised in conjunction with the British School at Athens.


Wednesday, January 14
How Byzantine was the Adriatic?
Paul Stephenson (Nijmegen)
The Early Rivals of Venice: Comparative Urban and Economic Development in the Upper Adriatic c. 751–1050
Tom Brown (Edinburgh)
Le origini di Venezia fra l’Italia, Bisanzio e l’Adriatico
Stefano Gasparri (Venice)
A Winter Sea: Byzantium and the Barbarians during the Ebbing of the Adriatic Connection 600–800
Francesco Borri (Vienna)
Dalmatia and Albania under Venetian Rule
Oliver Jens Schmitt (Vienna)
Hagiography and the Cult of the Saints in Early Medieval Byzantine Dalmatia
Trpimir Vedriš (Zagreb)
La Pouille byzantine
Jean-Marie Martin (CNRS)
The Iconography of the Virgin in the Early Medieval Adriatic (c. 751–1095)
Magdalena Skoblar (BSA/BSR)

Thursday, January 15
The Adriatic Sea AD 500–1100: Corrupted or  Unified and ‘Global’?
Richard Hodges (Rome)
Venezia e l’Adriatico tra la tarda antichità e l’alto medioevo: evoluzione dell’insediamento nel quadro socio-economico
Sauro Gelichi (Venice)
Thinking of Linking: Pottery Connections, Southern Italy, Butrint and Beyond
Joanita Vroom (Leiden)
From One Coast to Another and Beyond: Adriatic  Connections through the Sigillographic Evidence
Pagona Papadopoulou (Athens)
Abul-Abbas & All That: Visual Dynamics between the Caliphate, Italy and the West in the Age of Charlemagne
John Mitchell (Norwich)
Icone e affreschi della Puglia nell’Adriatico e nel Mediterraneo bizantino
Valentino Pace (Udine)

Friday, January 16
Venice between the Adriatic and the Aegean in the Twelfth Century Michael Angold (Edinburgh)
The Rise of the Adriatic in the Age of the Crusades Peter Frankopan (Oxford)
Contexts of Sea Power and the Evolution of Venetian Crusading Christopher Wright (London)
Venice and the Southern Adriatic after the Fourth Crusade: Negotiating the Expansion Guillaume Saint-Guillain (Amiens)
Venise cosmopolite: le cœur battant de la Méditerranée chrétienne
Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan (Paris)