News archive - [Event Announcement] Online seminar: Saints in the Slavic Christian world (900-1400)

Saints in the Slavic Christian world (900-1400). Assessing culture, power, religion and language in Slavic hagiographies and religious literature. Online seminar, Tuesday 9th November 2021 from 13-17 (preliminary).

In this seminar, a range of scholars are invited to present and discuss this particular Slavic sense of Christianity in order to bring together different perspectives and methods on the topic. We invite speakers to focus on the brokering and shaping of Slavic Christian culture, power, religion and language, as its comes to the surface in these types of sources.

Papers focusing on conversion, power and hagiographies are in particular welcomed, as well as papers that discuss the development of Slavic saints and hagiographies in relations to Byzantium, Scandinavia or Western Europe.

The seminar is open for additional speakers.

Please send a title, abstract (200 word) and short bio to before 30. September 2021.

Jointly hosted by Lund University, Ghent University and the Balkan History Association.

Geographical focus
  • SEE
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences

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Modified on July 6, 2021