PhD Project Title: Processions in Byzantine Constantinople: an archaeological approach of emotion and memory.
Subject Area: Byzantine Archaeology, Byzantine Texts, History of Liturgy, History of Art.
Supervision team: Dr. Sam Turner and Dr. Mark Jackson
My research aims to advance our knowledge of the experience of processions (imperial and liturgical) created understandings and meanings in the Byzantine landscape, and how this can be examined archaeologically today. It will provide an analysis of the qualities that landscape and material culture embody, the ways these qualities are gained and the ways they create affective relationships. I aim to explore the role of memory and emotion in the Byzantine world through the archaeological record.I take an interdisciplinary approach of processions, including:
There will be an approach to all primary sources related to processions in Constantinople in order to:
Communication in 44thSpring Symposium of Byzantine Studies: Processing Emotion: Litanies in Byzantine Constantinople
School of Historical Studies
The Armstrong Building