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Draft programme:

Tuesday 13 June

13:00. Tea/coffee.

13:45. Despina Iosif (Athens), 'To Fight or not to Fight? Ecclesiastical Laws on Violence and Warfare'

14:45. Jacek Wiewiorowski (Gdańsk), ‘On the origins of legal emblems: selected legal aspects in the insignia of the Notitia Dignitatum’

15:45. Tea/coffee break

16:00. Simon Corcoran (Newcastle), ‘The bilingual world of Justinianic law’

17:00. Anne Alwis (Kent), ‘Hagiographic Voyages with St Ia of Persia’


Wednesday 14 June

09:30. Tea/coffee

10:00. Peter Rothenhöfer (Sun Yat-Sen University, Zhuhai), ‘ad heredes meos pertineat - Oberservations on testaments from 4th century Africa Byzacena’

11:00.  Lorena Atzeri (Milan), ‘Women and law in 11th-century Byzantium: Some Legal Cases from the Peira’

12:00. Tea/coffee break

12:15. James Corke-Webster (King’s College London), ‘Legislation, Charges and Christians:

Problems and Solutions’

13:15. Buffet lunch (Room G.09, 26 Gordon Square, History Department, University College London, WC1H 0AG)

Advance booking is required.