Byzantium as an Indian Ocean Society

Obverse and reverse of an imitation Byzantine coin, c. 7th century, made in India, double-pierced and with a quarter removed, Weepangandla hoard. State Archaeological Museum, Hyderabad (Telangana)

Date: Sep 28, 2023 Time: 12:00 PM–1:30 PM Location: Zoom REGISTER

Rebecca Darley, University of Leeds, explores Byzantium as one among many states that made up the Indian Ocean world between the fourth and ninth centuries.

About the Speaker

Rebecca Darley, University of Leeds

Rebecca Darley is a scholar of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Western Indian Ocean in the first millennium. With a background in history, numismatics and archaeology, her work brings together diverse sources to tell new stories that connect the intimate and everyday with major transformations in political and economic structures. She is currently employed as Associate Professor of Global History, 500-1500 CE at the University of Leeds.