09:15-09:40 Coffee and registration
09:40-10:00 Opening of the Workshop by the Rector of the University of Cyprus, Prof. Constantinos Christofides and the Mayor of Paros, Mr Christos Vlachogiannis


Introductory Session: Setting the Scene


10:00-10:30 Landscape perceptions of change from Byzantium to Frangokratia
Effie Athanassopoulos (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)
10:30-11:00 Imaging the Latins in 12th-century Byzantine texts
Savvas Neocleous (Trinity College Dublin, IE)
11:00-11:30 Break for coffee/tea


Session I: Townscapes and 'Rural' Space


11:30-12:00 Townscapes on the Greek Mainland
James Crow (Edinburgh University, UK)
12:00-12:30 'Rural' space on the Greek Mainland and the Aegean islands
Athanasios Vionis (University of Cyprus, CY)
12:30-14:00 Break for light lunch
14:00-14:30 The landscapes of Crete
Olga Gratziou (University of Crete, GR)
14:30-15:00 The fortification of Cyprus within the Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire (965-1185)
Charles Anthony Stewart (University of St. Thomas, USA)
15:00-15:30 Break for coffee/tea
15:30-16:00 Townscapes and rural space in Asia Minor: the Seljuks, their subjects, and their neighbours
Scott Redford (Koç University, TR)
16:00-16:30 Townscapes and rural space in the Levant
Adrian Boas (Haifa University, IL)
16:30-17:30 Discussion
17:30-20:00 Break for drinks – stroll in the village
20:00 Dinner
Session II: Economy and Trade Currents
09:00-09:30 Living together before marriage: continuity and change in the medieval pottery assemblage at Corinth,
Guy Sanders (American School of Classical Studies at Athens, GR)
09:30-10:00 The trade of the potter: a socio-economic and cultural comparison between Middle and Late Byzantium
Pamela Armstrong (Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK)
10:00-10:30 Local and imported pottery in Crete during a period of transition: the evidence of the 12th-13th centuries
Anastasia Yangaki (National Hellenic Research Foundation, GR)
10:30-11:00 Break for coffee/tea
11:00-11:30 Ceramic economies in 12th-13th-century Cyprus and the Levantine coast
Smadar Gabrieli (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL)
11:30-12:00 Ceramic economies in 12th-13th century Asia Minor: coast and interior
Scott Redford (Koç University, TR)
12:00-13:00 Discussion
13:00-14:30 Break for light lunch
Session III: Artistic Testimonies
14:30-15:00 Mixing and Methexis: architecture and interaction in the thirteenth-century Morea
Heather Grossman (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
15:00-15:30 The transformation of visual arts on the Aegean islands
Ioanna Christoforaki (Academy of Athens, GR)
15:30-16:00 Continuities and changes in artistic trends on Crete
Maria Georgopoulou (Gennadius Library, GR)
16:00-16:30 Break for coffee/tea
16:30-17:00 "It" figures: artistic and sartorial trends in Cyprus between Byzantium and the West
Cristina Stancioiu (College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, USA)
17:00-17:30 Cross-cultural interactions in Egypt and the Levant
Lucy-Anne Hunt (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
17:30-18:00 Break for drinks
18:00-18:30 Thirteenth-century monumental painting in Cappadocia between Byzantium, Seljuk Rûm and Eastern
Mediterranean World
Tolga B. Uyar (UMR 8167, Orient & Méditerranée, Paris, FR)
18:30-19:00 Cultural interactions in Armenian Cilicia
Ioanna Rapti (King's College London, UK)
19:00-20:00 Discussion
20:30 Official dinner
10:00-11:00 Round-table: resumé of results and monograph publication prospects
Athanasios Vionis and Maria Parani
11:30 Departure for excursion around the island
Parallel display of posters by:
Evi Margaritis, Ph.D. (post-doctoral fellow, Wiener Laboratory, American School of Classical Studies at Athens and STARC, Cyprus Institute)
Konstantinos Roussos, Ph.D. candidate (Leiden University)
Chrystalla Loizou, MA (University of Cyprus)
Katerina Ragkou, MA candidate (University of Cyprus)




Departure of Workshop delegates