Call for Papers: Humans and Nature in the Mediterranean Landscape

February 22, 2023

Call for Papers

CEMS Graduate Conference

Humans and Nature in the Mediterranean Landscape

Keynote Speaker: Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers University-Newark)

May 30-31, 2023

Central European University, Vienna

Call for Papers: From Ctesiphon to Toledo: A Comparative View on Early Church Councils in East and West

January 30, 2023

Call for Papers

From Ctesiphon to Toledo:
A Comparative View on Early Church Councils in East and West
October 12-13, 2023
Central European University, Vienna

New publication by Sona Grigoryan, Neither Belief nor Unbelief

January 11, 2023

Neither Belief nor Unbelief: Intentional Ambivalence in al-Maʿarrī's Luzūm (De Gruyter, 2023)

Sona Grigoryan

Summer course: "Thinking with Islamicate Manuscripts," directed by Tijana Krstić (CEU) and Bruno De Nicola (Institute of Iranian Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences)

December 16, 2022

Thinking with Islamicate Manuscripts: Critical Approaches to Historical Methodology, History of Collections, and Digital Tools In Islamic Studies

Course dates: July 3–7, 2023
Venue: Vienna
Application deadline: February 24, 2023

Scholarships are available!

New publication by CEMS senior member Tijana Krstić and Derin Terzioğlu

October 21, 2022

Entangled Confessionalizations? Dialogic Perspectives on the Politics of Piety and Community Building in the Ottoman Empire, 15th–18th centuries, edited by Tijana Krstić and Derin Terzioǧlu (Gorgias Press, 2022)

New publication edited by Baukje van den Berg (CEMS senior member), Divna Manolova, Przemysław Marciniakand

October 19, 2022

Byzantine Commentaries on Ancient Greek Texts, 12th–15th Centuries (Cambridge University Press, 2022)

Edited by Baukje van den Berg (Central European University); Divna Manolova (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science); and Przemysław Marciniak (University of Silesia in Katowice)

New publication by our CEMS senior member Baukje van den Berg

September 27, 2022

Homer the Rhetorician: Eustathios of Thessalonike on the Composition of the Iliad (Oxford University Press, 2022)

Zeynep Olgun wins CEMS Best Thesis Award 2022

July 15, 2022

CEMS Best Thesis Award for MA students in the Advanced Certificate Program in Eastern Mediterranean Studies this year goes to Zeynep Olgun (Medieval Studies, 2YMA) for her thesis "A Sailor's Life for Me: The Middle Byzantine Sailor on Board and at Port," supervised by Prof. Baukje van den Berg.

Congratulations, Zeynep!

Public Lecture. Basema Hamarneh: The Sixth Century in the Levant: Changes and Challenges

March 23, 2022