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ESSHC 2014

Tenth European Social Science History Conference, organized by the International Institute for Social History, Vienna, April 23–26, 2014

The aim of the ESSHC is to bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences.

The conference is characterized by a lively, small group exchange, rather than in formal plenary sessions. The conference is organized in many networks covering specific topics.

Panels of interest to Byzantinists:

Thursday April 24, 11:00–1:00 (Hörsaal 41 first floor)
O-6 - ETH06a: Early Medieval Migrations I: Migrations in the Abbasid Caliphate - Iran - East Slavic Lands

Chair: Johannes Koder
Organiser: Dirk Hoerder
Discussant: Johannes Koder

Papers
Aksumites in South Arabia: An Ethiopian Diaspora in Late Antique Yemen
George Hatke
Migration – Travel – Commerce – Cultural Transfer: The Complex Connections Byzantium-Kiev-Novgorod-Varangian Land, 6th–14th Century
Dirk Hoerder
Regime Change and Elite Migration in the Islamic Caliphate (642–969 AD)
Lucian Reinfandt

Thursday April 24, 2:00–4:00 (Hörsaal 41 first floor)
O-7 - ETH06b: Early Medieval Migrations II: Migrations in Byzantium and Armenia
Chair: Claudia Rapp
Discussant: Claudia Rapp

Papers
Turkish Migration Processes and Patterns of Cross-Cultural Permeation in Medieval Anatolia (Eleventh–Thirteenth Century)
Alexander Beihammer
Remarks on the Slavic Immigration and landnahme in the Byzantine Balkans
Johannes Koder
Aristocrats, Mercenaries, Clergymen and Refugees: Deliberate and Forced Mobility of Armenians in the Early Medieval Mediterranean and Near East (6th to 11th century)
Johannes Preiser-Kapeller
Migrating within Medieval Empire: Towards a Typology of Movement of People and Groups in Post-Seventh Century Byzantium
Ioannis Stouraitis


Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Conferences & Symposia

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