Chair of Classical Philology, TU

Symposium Byzantino-Nordicum

An international symposium of Byzantine studies

7-11 May 2004
Tartu, Estonia

An article in Estonian by prof Anne Lill, with a picture of all participants

Programme

7 May 2004 (Main building of the university of Tartu, Senat Hall)
18.15 Opening of the symposium
18.30–19.15 Anne Lill (Tartu): University of Tartu and Byzantine studies (19th century and the beginning of the 20th century)
19.30 Reception (Restaurant Werner)
8 May 2004 (Museum of Tartu University History, Toomemägi, small conference hall)
10.15–11.00 Michael Bibikov (Moscow): Byzantine sources for the history of Balticum and Scandinavia
11.00–11.45 Jan Olof Rosenqvist (Uppsala): Byzantine Trebizand: a provincial literary landscape
Coffee break
12.30–13.15 Torstein Theodor Tollefsen (Oslo): Maximus Confessor: philosopher or theologian?
13.15–14.00 Karsten Fledelius (Copenhagen): Church — State — Politics
14.00–15.30 Lunch (restaurant Neljas Aste)
15.30–16.00 Markus Bogisch (Copenhagen): Architectural set-up and organisation of the late 5th – early 6th century pilgrimage sites at Qalat Seman and Resafa (North Syria)
16.00–16.30 Kalle Kasemaa (Tartu): Vom Übersetzen der patristischen Texte ins Estnische
Coffee break
17.00–17.30 Ljudmila Dubjeva (Tartu): В. Э. Регель— профессор всеобщей истории Тартуского универси­тета в 1913–1918 гг
17.30–17. 50 Janika Päll (Tartu): Teaching Greek at the University of Tartu in the 19th century
18.50–18.10 Kaarina Rein (Tartu): Teaching Modern Greek at the University of Tartu
18.10–18.30 Ave Paesalu (Tartu): Materials for Byzantine studies in Tartu
19.00 Dinner (Restaurant Werner)
9 May 2004
9.30–10.00 Discussion of the future cooperation
10.00 Excursion to the convent (nunnery) Pühtitsa (Kuremäe). Visiting the village of starovery (Russian old believers) in Kolkja and dinner in Kolkja
10 May 2004
11.00 Visiting Tartu: university and museums
11 May 2004
Leaving for Tallinn

Contact information:
Prof. Anne Lill, tel +372 7376253, Anne.Lill@ut.ee
Ester Zeitlin (secretary), tel + 372 7375211, Ester.Zeitlin@ut.ee