GEM Forum 20 May 2015 – Elections

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(Download a PDF version here: 20 May)

GEM General Elections

Don’t forget!  Next week is our headline speaker, Robin Pierson, hailing from London, who will come to speak about Podcasting Byzantine history!  Be sure to stop by and discuss Byzantium in the modern media!

As for this week, come to vote for next year’s GEM officers!  Also come for the snacks and refreshments too of course.Robin Pierson 27 May GEM poster FINAL PRINT-page-001

Wei-Sheng Lin on Contributing to a PG research Journal

This week, we’re back in byzWei journal editing 13 May GEM poster-page-001iness.
Wei-Sheng Lin will present on the editing process of Diogenes, our Postgraduate research journal, from submission to publication.
Be sure to come along and learn about how the publishing procedure works!
Snacks and refreshments served as usual.

“LOST MY KIDS, WIFE AND JOB, BUT I RESTORED THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE TO ITS FORMER GLORY”

This week, we’re starting up weekly GEM meetings again! This Wednesday, Francisco Lopez-Santos Kornberger and Joseph Parsonage will discuss Byzantine Studies in the modern media. Be sure to come for the snacks, refreshments and good discussion!

5:15pm this Wednesday 29 April in the Whitting Room as always.

Kornberger and Parsonage 29 April GEM poster-page-001

This week: 1821- the movie

For the last week of term, don’t forget to come to the GEM Forum screening of 1821, the controversial movie about the Greek War of Independence!  Drinks, snacks and good conversation provided as always.

1821 poster-page-001

GEM Forum this week– Bojana Pavlović

This week–We’re welcoming our visiting Serbian scholar Bojana Pavlović and her discussions on Nikephoros Gregoras and contemporary Serbian Byzantine Studies. Looking forward to seeing you at the GEM Forum.

Also, Don’t forget!–We’re looking for papers for our GEM Forum Summer Series; deadline is 19 April.

See you on Wednesday!

Bojana Pavlovic 18 March-page-001 GEM call for papers summer 2015-page-001

We’re watching a documentary in our Gem Forum this week!

Don’t forget, this week, we will be watching Smyrna: The Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City: 1900-1922 (2012)
Same time, place, snacks and good conversation.

Smyrna 4 March-page-001

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