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Appel à contributions : (Re-)Constructing Late Antique Armenia (2nd-8th Centuries CE): Historiography, Material culture, Immaterial heritage

Lieu : Brno (République tchèque)

Dates : 21-22 février 2022

Date limite de réponse à l’appel : 30 juin 2021

What is the place of Armenian arts and culture within the Late Antique Mediterranean space? Since the eighteenth century, scholars have attempted to provide answers to this thorny question. In doing so, researchers from Western Europe and Russia have often approached Armenia from a colonial or orientalist perspective, marginalizing or neglecting elements of its material and literary cultures. Armenia was thus presented, amongst others, as a bridge between the “Persian East” and the “Byzantine West”. Conversely, Armenian scholars have defended the uniqueness and originality of what became their “national” heritage. Both perspectives, ultimately, contributed to the isolation of Armenian arts and culture.

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