THE BYZANTINE COUNTRYSIDE: INSULAR AND COASTAL PERSPECTIVES C-AMPHI BLOCK/ FRIDAY 6TH DECEMBER – 9:00
h. 9.40: Welcome Speech
h. 9.45-10.30: Key Note Address
Elena Boeck (De Paul University)
The City and its countryside: the fourteenth-fifteenth century representations of Constantinople
h. 10.30-10.45: Coffee Break
h. 10.45-12:00: PANEL I: A DIVIDED SICILIAN COUNTRYSIDE?
Angelo Castrorao Barba (CSIC/EEA Madrid, Granada) Inland settlement patterns in Western Sicily between the Byzantine and the Islamic period.
Lucia Arcifa (University of Catania)
Inland settlement patterns in Eastern Sicily in Middle-Byzantine period
(8 th -9 th c.)
h. 12.00-13.30: Lunch Break
h. 10.45-12:00: PANEL II: FROM TYRRHENIAN TO CRETE: THE CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRYSIDE
Fabio Pinna (University of Cagliari) & Piergiorgio Spanu (University of
From Byzantine to Iudical Sardinia (6 th -13 th ct): settlement patterns and archeology of the borders.
Elisabetta Giorgi (University of Siena)
Water for the city, water for the land: economy and ecology of the water for Gortyn and its chora in the Byzantine period.
h. 14.30-14.45: Coffee Break
h. 14.45-15:45: PANEL III: THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN: COASTAL AND INSULAR COUNTRYSIDE IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
Luca Zavagno (Bilkent University)
“The Road not taken”: the rural landscape in the early Medieval Cyprus.
Ufuk Serin (METU)
The Late Antique and Byzantine Countryside in Coastal Caria.
h. 15.45-16.15: Round Table and Conclusive Remarks