You are cordially invited to a seminar titled “Zooming in on Byzantine Cities: Hai Aletheiai Ton Poleon” organised by the Department of History.
Date: 25 November 2022, Friday
***This is an online seminar. To request the event link, please send a message to department.
Title: Zooming in on Byzantine Cities: Hai Aletheiai Ton Poleon
Speakers: Zeliha Demirel Gökalp, Jenny Albani, Suna Çağaptay, Anais Lamesa, Akın Ersoy, Paul Arthur, Luca Zavagno
The Institut Français d’Études Anatoliennes d’Istanbul (IFEA), in collaboration with the Department of History, the Department of Archaeology and the Program in Cultures, Civilizations and Ideas at Bilkent University, the Department of Art History at Hacettepe University, ANAMED and Byzantium at Ankara organized a lecture series in Fall 2022 with the title “Zooming in on Byzantine Cities: Αἱ ἀληθείαι τῶν πόλεων.”
The next event of the series will be held online on 25 November 2022. You can join via Zoom on the day of the event.
The language of the event is English. The first session of the event will start at 10:15 with the session entitled “Cities of the Byzantine Heartland,” in which Zeliha Demirel Gökalp (Anadolu University), Jenny Albani (independent scholar), Suna Çağaptay (Bahçeşehir University) and Anais Lamesa (IFEA) will participate. While for the second session, “Urbanism in the Insular and Coastal Koine,” Akın Ersoy (İzmir Katip Çelebi University), Paul Arthur (University of Lecce & Society of Italian Medieval Archaeology) and Luca Zavagno (Bilkent University) will join the event.
The series will continue with further lectures. For the full program of the series, go to