2022 BAA Postgrad conference

BAA Post Graduate Conference 2022

Tuesday & Wednesday, 22–23 November 2022

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The final programme is as below. Unfortunately Christina Tasiadami (MA Student in Byzantine Archaeology, University of Ioannina) will no longer be able to present the following paper: The iconography of angels from the ancient world to the Byzantine period.


Tuesday 22 November 2022

1.30 – 2:50 pm GMT

Panel 1: Images and devotion

Anastasios Kantaras (Doctor of the School of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

The apotropaic function of the cross in Byzantine epigrams: some representative cases

Harriet Johnson (Chaplain, St Augustine’s College of Theology, London)

The Turbulent Priest and the Mystery Baby: A devotional reading of the ‘Peterborough’ Becket reliquary

Emma Louise Leahy (Doctoral candidate in History of Europe, Sapienza Università di Roma)

Archangels in Orthodox Iconography: Development of the Archangel Cult and Church Decoration in Bulgarian Lands

Wednesday 23 November 2022

2:30pm GMT -3:50pm

Panel 2: Networks of artists and materials

Elvin Akbulut Daglier (Independent Researcher) 

Mosaic makers in Late Antique Anatolia

Michela Young (PhD student, University of Cambridge)

For a Vallombrosan artistic network in fifteenth century Florence and beyond

Rafaël Villa (PhD candidate, University of Geneva)

Rediscovered artists of the Norman stained glass from the late Middle Ages preserved in England


3:50-4:00pm (GMT) – Break


4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT)

Panel 3: New considerations of the visual material

Abigail Brown (MA History of Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Some Oak Sculptures in St Mary’s Hall: Art, Display and Identity in Late Medieval Coventry

Francesco Capitummino (PhD student, University of Cambridge)

New light on the paschal candelabrum of the Cappella Palatina

Lorenzo Mercuri (PhD student, University of Rome “La Sapienza”)

The Eglise Du Temple Of Paris And The English “Round Churches Movement”: New archaeological updates and missing data for a phenomenology of architectural reproduction “ad instar Sancti Sepulcri”.

Isabelle M. Ostertag (PhD student, University of Virginia)

Tower of Ivory: The Sculptural Program of the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral and Digital Modeling