Britain’s Greek Dunkirk, 1941

This week, Wednesday 10 June, we are welcoming our own Yanis Tzortzis and his presentation and film screening of the British defense of and evacuation from Greece in 1941! Snacks, refreshments and good discussion provided as always.

All are welcome!

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Robin Pierson on Podcasting Byzantine History, Wednesday 16 May, 2015

Don’t forget! Tomorrow, we warmly welcome London’s Robin Pierson as our guest speaker who will present on PODCASTING BYZANTINE HISTORY!

Be sure to come by for the presentation, snacks, refreshments and discussion!

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GEM Forum 20 May 2015 – Elections

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(Download a PDF version here: 20 May)

GEM General Elections

Don’t forget!  Next week is our headline speaker, Robin Pierson, hailing from London, who will come to speak about Podcasting Byzantine history!  Be sure to stop by and discuss Byzantium in the modern media!

As for this week, come to vote for next year’s GEM officers!  Also come for the snacks and refreshments too of course.Robin Pierson 27 May GEM poster FINAL PRINT-page-001

Wei-Sheng Lin on Contributing to a PG research Journal

This week, we’re back in byzWei journal editing 13 May GEM poster-page-001iness.
Wei-Sheng Lin will present on the editing process of Diogenes, our Postgraduate research journal, from submission to publication.
Be sure to come along and learn about how the publishing procedure works!
Snacks and refreshments served as usual.

“LOST MY KIDS, WIFE AND JOB, BUT I RESTORED THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE TO ITS FORMER GLORY”

This week, we’re starting up weekly GEM meetings again! This Wednesday, Francisco Lopez-Santos Kornberger and Joseph Parsonage will discuss Byzantine Studies in the modern media. Be sure to come for the snacks, refreshments and good discussion!

5:15pm this Wednesday 29 April in the Whitting Room as always.

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This week: 1821- the movie

For the last week of term, don’t forget to come to the GEM Forum screening of 1821, the controversial movie about the Greek War of Independence!  Drinks, snacks and good conversation provided as always.

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