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Sidney H. Griffith
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Oral History Interview with Sidney H. Griffith, undertaken by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent at the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on August 7, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Sidney Griffith was a Fellow of the Byzantine Studies Program (1980–1981).
Located in Library & Archives / / Historical Records / Oral History Project
Ihor Ševčenko
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Oral History Interview with Ihor Ševčenko (1922–2009), undertaken by Alice-Mary Talbot in the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on May 6, 2008. The interview is followed by an addendum that Ihor Ševčenko recorded in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in June of 2008. Although Ševčenko twice addresses Alice-Mary Talbot in his remarks in this addendum, she did not conduct this second interview. At Dumbarton Oaks, Ihor Ševčenko was a Visiting Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1949–1950), a member of the Board of Scholars of Byzantine Studies (1965–1972), a member of the Research Staff of Byzantine Studies (1965–1974), Professor of Byzantine History and Literature (1965–2008; not in residence beginning in 1979), a member of the Dumbarton Oaks Administrative Committee (1966–1967); Director of Byzantine Studies (1966–1967); a member of the faculty and research staff of Byzantine Studies (1974–1979); a Senior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1976–1979 and 1981–1983, ex-officio), and co-director of the Corpus of Dated Greek Inscriptions (1978–1982). He was also the Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Byzantine History and Literature at Harvard University (1981–1992) and Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Byzantine History and Literature Emeritus, Harvard University (1992–2009). He died in 2009.
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Glen Bowersock
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Oral History Interview with Glen Bowersock, undertaken by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study on July 13, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Glen Bowersock was a Senior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1984–1992) and the chair of the Senior Fellows of Byzantine Studies (1991–1992).
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Alice-Mary Talbot
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Oral History Interview with Alice-Mary Talbot, undertaken by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent at the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on August 5, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Alice-Mary Talbot was a Junior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1966–1968), a Senior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1978–1983), an Associate for Academic Affairs, Center for Byzantine Studies (1978–1980), a Byzantine Studies Visiting Senior Research Associate (1991–1992), the Advisor for the Hagiography Project (1992–1996), the Advisor for the Hagiography Project and Advisor for Byzantine Publications (1996–1997), the Director of Byzantine Studies (1997–2009), and a Senior Fellow (ex-officio) of Byzantine Studies (1997–2008).
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Come on In: The Dumbarton Oaks Symposium
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Archibald Warren Dunn, Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity, University of Birmingham | Project Grant, 2007–2008
Located in Studies Programs / / Project Grant Reports / 2007–2008