Cyprus in the Long Late Antiquity – Academic Symposium | 13-15 January

Hosted virtually by the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, University of Oxford, in collaboration with the Cyprus High Commission.

Keynote Lecture by Marcus Rautman (University of Missouri) on ‘Archaeology and the making of a Cypriot Late Antiquity’ on Jan 13th, at 5pm.

This symposium brings together archaeologists and historians engaged in the study of Cyprus between the sixth and eighth centuries. They will collate the results of recent and past research to arrive at a comprehensive, interdisciplinary reconstruction of life on the island in the Long Late Antiquity.

Public keynote lecture on Wednesday 13 January at 5pm: Marcus Rautman (Professor of Art and Archaeology of Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA) will be presenting on Archaeology and the making of a Cypriot Late Antiquity. The event is held under the auspices of His Excellency the High Commissioner of Cyprus in the UK, Mr Andreas S. Kakouris.

Zoom links for the events will be made available following registration here:

The symposium is co-organised by Dr Ine Jacobs (Stavros Niarchos Foundation Associate Professor of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture) and Dr Panayiotis Panayides (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow).

For further inquiries, please contact Dr Panayiotis Panayides (