Activities

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP

Arabs and Arabia in the Byzantine Sources: People, Places, Mentalities


October 8-9, 2021, Athens


Venue: Amphitheatre of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF), Vasileos Constantinou 48, Athens 11635

Maria Christina Chatziioannou
Director, Institute of Historical Research, NHRF

Taxiarchis Kolias
Professor Emeritus of Byzantine Civilization, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Semmari
General Secretary of King Abdulaziz Foundation, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dimitrios Letsios
Ambassador a.h.

Data Base Presentation
Giannis Ladas - Diadrasis, giannis@diadrasis.gr


The International Workshop “Arabs and Arabia in Byzantine literary sources: People, places, mentalities” is organized in the frame of the ongoing joint project carried out by the IHR/NHRF and the King Abdul Aziz Foundation under the title: “Byzantine Literary Sources for the History and Civilization of Arabs and Arabia (7th-12th c.)”. The Workshop presentations discuss particular topics allowing for the best outcome of the project and aiming to the exchange of views on Byzantine-Arab relations in various fields including: administration, diplomacy, foreign relations, commerce and traders, intellectual exchange, science, conflict and warfare. The Workshop will follow a hybrid format in accordance with the instructions for protection from the Covid-19. Some presentations will occur in-person with a small audience in the NHRF Amphitheatre and will be streamed via Zoom, while others will be made digitally.