Monday, 21 August
11.00 – 12.30  OPENING SESSION    Logan HallEvangelos Chrysos, Judith Herrin
12.30 – 2.00  LUNCH
2.00 – 4.00  PLENARY I: Empire    Logan HallCo-chairs: Gilbert Dagron, Judith Herrin
Plenary speakers:

Jonathan Shepard Byzantium’s overlapping circles
Vera von Falkenhausen The Display of Byzantium in Italy. Wie stellte sich Byzanz, seinen Untertanen in Italien, deren Nachbarn und den Eroberern dar?
Nevra Necipoğlu The empire challenged: tradition, transformation and adaptation in late Byzantine politics and society

Commentator: Henry Maguire

4.00 – 4.30  BREAK
4.30 – 6.30  PANELS i

Panel I.1 Empire Rival empires
Panel II.1 Works and Days Landscape, Archaelogy and Society
Panel III.1 Infrastructures Instrumenta Studiorum
Panel IV.1 Words Words on the page
Panel V.1 Texts Historiography and Chronography
Panel VI.1 Orthodoxy Control of belief
Panel VII.1 Byzantium as Display Orthodoxy on display
Panel III.2 Infrastructures Technology
Tuesday, 22 August
9.00 – 10.30  PLENARY II: Works and DaysCo-chairs: James Crow, Jean-Pierre Sodini
Plenary speakers:

Marlia Mango Action in the trenches: a call for a more dynamic archaeology of early Byzantium
Marko Popovic Les funérailles du ktitor – aspect archéologique
Riccardo Santageli Valenzani Paesaggio urbano e strutture economiche a Roma nell’alto medioevo: il contributo delle indagini archeologiche

Commentator: Christopher Wickham

10.30 – 11.00  BREAK
11.00 – 12.30  PLENARY III: InfrastructuresCo-chairs: Michael Jeffreys, Wolfram Brandes
Plenary speakers:

Claudia Sode New Byzantinists Francesco D’Aiuto, Vujadin Ivanisevic, Maria Parani, Brigitte Pitarakis, Maria Tziatzi-Papagianni, Claudia Sode, Andre Vinogradov , News
Ihor Ševčenko Old Byzantinists and the place of Byzantine Studies today
12.30 – 2.00  LUNCH
2.00 – 4.00  PANELS ii

Panel I.2 Empire Theories of empire
Panel II.2 Works and Days Logistics and transport
Panel IV.2 Words Words inscribed
Panel V.2 Texts Writing ‘True Stories’
Panel VI.2 Orthodoxy The autonomy of philosophy
Panel VII.2 Byzantium as Display In the palace
Panel VIII.2 The Future of the Past Managing the Heritage
Panel III.4 Infrastructures Teaching Byzantium with Computer and Internet
4.00 – 4.30  BREAK
4.30 – 6.30  PANELS iii

Panel I.3 Empire Occidentalism and Orientalism
Panel II.3 Works and Days Vessels
Panel III.3 Infrastructures From BZ to Byzantium@display
Panel IV.3 Words Words in ritual
Panel V.3 Texts Emotions
Panel VII.3 Byzantium as Display In the city
Panel VIII.3 The Future of the Past Collections
Wednesday, 23 August
9.00 – 10.30  COMMUNICATIONS 1
10.30 – 11.00  BREAK
11.00 – 12.30  COMMUNICATIONS 2
12.30 – 2.00  LUNCH
2.00 – 4.00  PANELS iv

Panel I.4 Empire Institutions of empire
Panel II.4 Works and Days Burial
Panel V.4 Texts Ceremony
Panel VI.4 Orthodoxy Difference
Panel VII.4 Byzantium as Display In the village
Panel VIII.4 The Future of the Past Fakes
Panel I.7 Empire Evangelisation
Panel VIII.1 The Future of the Past Display through exhibitions
4.00 – 4.30  BREAK
4.30 – 6.30  PANELS v

Panel I.5 Empire Greek communities after 1204
Panel II.5 Works and Days Secular Space
Panel III.5 Infrastructures Sigillography
Panel IV.5 Words Words for retrieval
Panel V.5 Texts Translation and interpretation
Panel VII.5 Byzantium as Display On the move – portable objects
Panel VIII.5 The Future of the Past Restoring monuments
Panel II.7 Works and Days Economy
Thursday, 24 August
9.00 – 10.30  PLENARY IV: WordsCo-chairs: Christina Angelidi, Margaret Mullett
Plenary speakers:

Derek Krueger Romanos the Melodist and the Christian self in early Byzantium
Paolo Odorico Displaying la litterature byzantine
Charlotte Roueché Written display in the late Antique and Byzantine city

Commentator: Robert Nelson

10.30 – 11.00  BREAK
11.00 – 12.30  PLENARY V: TextsCo-chairs: Martin Hinterberger, Ruth Macrides
Plenary speakers:

Athanasios Markopoulos Roman antiquarianism: aspects of the Roman past in the middle Byzantine period (9th-11th cent.)
Dieter Reinsch Zum Edieren von Texten: über Zitate

Commentator: Antony Littlewood

12.30 – 2.00  LUNCH
2.00 – 4.00  PANELS vi

Panel I.6 Empire Art of empire
Panel II.6 Works and Days Natural world
Panel III.6 Infrastructures Numismatics
Panel III.7 Infrastructures Prosopography
Panel VI.6 Orthodoxy Monastic mountains and deserts
Panel IV.4 Words Words of display
Panel IV.7 Words Words in publication – Medieval
letter collections, modern editions
Panel VI.5 Orthodoxy Sacred space
4.00 – 4.30  BREAK
4.30 – 6.30  PANELS vii

Panel V.6 Texts Documents as literature
Panel V.7 Texts Displaying knowledge
Panel VI.7 Orthodoxy Cult sites and pilgrimage
Panel VII.7 Byzantium as Display Abroad
Panel VIII.7 The Future of the Past Eastern Anatolia and the Caucasus
Panel IV.6 Words Treasured words
Panel VI.3 Orthodoxy Theology, texts, orthodoxy
Panel VIII.6 The Future of the Past Working monasteries on Mounts Sinai and Athos
Friday, 25 August
9.00 – 10.30  COMMUNICATIONS 3
10.30 – 11.00  BREAK
11.00 – 12.30  PLENARY VI: OrthodoxyCo-chairs: Marie-France Auzépy, Averil Cameron
Plenary speakers:

Paul Magdalino The making of Byzantine Orthodoxy: definition and display, inclusion and exclusion
Evelyne Patlagean L’autorité orthodoxe. Le conflit entre le patriarcat replié à Nicée et l’Eglise d’Epire au commencement du XIIIe siècle
Silvia Ronchey Orthodoxy on sale: the last Byzantine and the lost Crusade

Commentator: Joseph Munitiz

12.30 – 2.00  LUNCH
2.00 – 4.00  PANELS viii

Panel I.8 Empire Being Byzantine/ Being not Byzantine
Panel II.8 Works and Days Medicine
Panel III.8 Infrastructures Science
Panel IV.8 Words Words historicised
Panel V.8 Texts Fantasy
Panel VI.8 Orthodoxy Art and Orthodoxy
Panel VII.8 Byzantium as Display On the catwalk – dress and fashion
Panel VIII.8 The Future of the Past Egypt and the Levant
4.00 – 4.30  BREAK
4.30 – 6.30  COMMUNICATIONS 4
Saturday, 26 August
9.00 – 10.30  COMMUNICATIONS 5
10.30 – 11.00  BREAK
11.00 – 12.30  PLENARY VII: Byzantium as DisplayCo-chairs: Leslie Brubaker and Bissera Pentcheva
Plenary speakers:

Guglielmo Cavallo Libri in scena
Axinia Djurova L’image et la parole: à propos de la visualisation du dogme
Henry Maguire The Empress and the Virgin on display in sixth-century art

Commentator: Ioli Kalavrezou

12.30 – 2.00  LUNCH
2.00 – 4.00  PLENARY VIII: The Future of the PastCo-chairs: Robin Cormack, Maria Vassilaki
Plenary speakers:

Isidoros Kakouris
Angelos Delivorrias
Norman Rosenthal

Commentator: Gary Vikan

4.00  CLOSINGVasil Gyuzelev, Peter Schreiner