'Byzantine Ravenna: New Perspectives'

Saturday 28 February 2009, 9.15AM to 17:00

Speaker(s): Tom Brown (University of Edinburgh) Neil Christie (University of Leicester) Cristina Carile (University of Thessaloniki) Maja Kominko (University of York) Jennifer O'Reilly (University of Cork)

Conference Timetable
Saturday 28th February

9:15-9.45 - Registration and Tea/Coffee

9:45-10:00 - Welcome

10:00-10:40 - Tom Brown (University of Edinburgh): How Byzantine a city WAS Ravenna?

10:40-11:20 - Neil Christie (University of Leicester): Beyond the Churches: Archaeology at Ravenna and Classe

11:20-11:30 - Break

11:30-12:10 - Cristina Carile (University of Thessaloniki): Ravenna and Thessaloniki: Late Antique Capitals and Imperial Weddings

12:10-12:40 - Discussion

12:40-13:40 - Lunch

13:40-14:40 - Postgraduate Research Papers
Becky Sanchez (University of York): Peacocks in Sheep's Clothing: The hidden iconography of Sant'Apollinare in Classe
Eileen Rubery (Courtauld): What were Justinian and Theodora trying to say in the mosaic panels in San Vitale?

14:40-15:20 - Maja Kominko (University of York): 'Spot the Difference' The Iconography of Heresy in Ravenna

15:20-15:40 - Tea/Coffee Break

15:40-16:20 - Jennifer O'Reilly (University of Cork): Art of the Book: Text and Interpretation in the Ravenna Mosaics

16:20-16:50 - Discussion

16:50-17:00 - Rosemary Morris - Closing Remarks

17:00-17:30 - Drinks Reception

Click here to download the Byzantine Ravenna: New Perspectives Poster (PDF , 429kb)

Location: Kings Manor