This course treats the language politics of Cyprus — a divided island since 1974, split by a UN buffer zone — as a way into broader discussions of borders, conflict, translation and intercultural communication.
Advanced doctoral candidates from any institution are invited to submit proposals. We welcome proposals that draw on research relevant to any aspect of the early modern and/or modern Greek world, in both local and global contexts, from the 15th century to the present.
Hosted at the Hagios Ioannis Prodromos nunnery in Northern Greece, seminar participants conduct fieldwork and participate in a workshop that complements their on-site research and cultivates discussions around the broader region’s archaeology, history and social anthropology. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 seminar has been cancelled.