Programme Winter Term 2022/23

Some of our lectures will take place online only, while others will be held in person at the University of Vienna (Übungsraum Alte Geschichte) and broadcast online simultaneously. Online participation via the platform Zoom is open to anyone interested, the links to the lectures will be published on this website before each event. If you have never used Zoom on your device before, the programme will be downloaded automatically when you click on the link to one of our meetings.

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Code of Conduct

By joining any of the sessions, you undertake to treat organisers, speakers and participants with courtesy as well as to support a lively debate in a spirit of collegiality and mutual respect.



Übungsraum Alte Geschichte,
Main Building of the University of Vienna (­Access plan)
Universitätsring 1/Staircase II/Ground Floor (Tiefparterre)
1010 Wien

For attendance in person, please consult the current COVID regulations of the University.

Wednesday, 12 October 2022 | 17:00 (CEST) online only

Roman Epigraphy through Renaissance Eyes: Antiquarians, Manuscripts and Ways of Transmission (Abstract)
Alejandra GUZMÁN ALMAGRO (Universitat de Barcelona)

Wednesday, 30 November 2022 | 17:00 (CET) online only

What Difference Does Christianity Make to Historiography in Late Antiquity? (Abstract)
Peter VAN NUFFELEN (Ghent University)

Wednesday, 11 January 2023 17:00 (CET) Übungsraum Alte Geschichte and online

Eucharist, Excommunication, and Ecclesiogenesis in Byzantine Egypt (Abstract)
Phil BOOTH (University of Oxford)