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Come on In: The Dumbarton Oaks Symposium
by jgwilson2013 last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
If the scholars here at Dumbarton Oaks are the lifeblood of the institute as we know it—the necessities, the aerators of resources, the vital signs—then the symposia are the institute’s great lungs, chambers of commerce between the internal and external, between one scholar and her peers, between Dumbarton Oaks itself and a broader community: the […]
Oleg Grabar
by jncarder last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Oleg Grabar, the great Islamic art and architecture historian, moved to the United Staes in 1948 when his father, André Grabar, took the position of Director of Studies at Dumbarton Oaks. At that time, he was eighteen years old. A prolific writer who shaped western perception of middle eastern Islamic culture, Mr. Grabar was a member of […]
Alexander Kazhdan
by jncarder last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Few individuals were as influential to the field of Byzantine Studies during the past century as Alexander Kazhdan. Kazhdan, a Russian scholar, immigrated to the United States in 1978 after it became clear that Soviet censorship was limiting his ability to publish his research.  While he is perhaps best known for his work on the Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, he […]
The Social Lunch
by jncarder last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Dumbarton Oaks, unlike many other institutions of its kind, is home to three, very different programs of study.  On their own, Byzantinists, Pre-Columbianists, and Garden & Landscape scholars would have no reason to interact, but at Dumbarton Oaks this is not the case.  By organizing communal lunches, teas, and social hours, a unique culture has […]
Ras el Bassit: An Early Byzantine Church in Coastal North Syria
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Jan 24, 2015 10:32 PM — filed under:
Nicolas Beaudry, Département des Sciences Humaines, Université du Québec à Rimouski | Project Grant, 2007–2008
Located in Studies Programs / / Project Grant Reports / 2007–2008
Thisve-Kastorion: Town, Territorium and Loci of Maritime Traffic; Report on Fieldwork Conducted in 2007
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Jan 24, 2015 10:32 PM — filed under:
Archibald Warren Dunn, Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity, University of Birmingham | Project Grant, 2007–2008
Located in Studies Programs / / Project Grant Reports / 2007–2008
The Egyptian Delta Monastic Archaeology Project: John the Little: Season 3 (May 12–June 14, 2008)
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Jan 24, 2015 10:32 PM — filed under:
Stephen J. Davis, Darlene Brooks Hedstrom, and Gillian Pyke | Project Grant, 2007–2008
Located in Studies Programs / / Project Grant Reports / 2007–2008
An Archaeological Exploration, Documentation, and Analysis of the Former Church of Hagia Sophia at Vize in Turkish Thrace
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Jan 24, 2015 10:32 PM — filed under:
Holger A. Klein, University of Bonn / Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University, and Franz Alto Bauer, Rome Branch, German Archaeological Institute, Italy / Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany | Project Grant, 2004–2005
Located in Studies Programs / / Project Grant Reports / 2004–2005
Architectural Survey of the Byzantine Settlement at Selime-Yaprakhisar in the Peristrema Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Jan 24, 2015 10:32 PM — filed under:
Veronica G. Kalas, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU | Project Grant, 2004–2005
Located in Studies Programs / / Project Grant Reports / 2004–2005
Histories of Syriac Literature
by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson published Jul 10, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2014 09:57 AM — filed under: ,
Located in Studies Programs / / Resources for Scholars / Resources for Syriac Studies