Summer School of Greek Palaeography. 10-28 July 2023


The Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies in Venice is organizing a Summer School of Greek Palaeography from July 10 until July 28, 2023. Undergraduate and postgraduate students from Albania, India and Romania, countries with which the Institute has cooperation agreements, and from Greece, are participating. The School aims to introduce the participants to the scholarly field of Greek Palaeography and the study of Greek manuscripts. The classes are taught by Mrs Theodora Antonopoulou, Professor of Byzantine Literature at the Faculty of Philology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and member of the Institute’s Supervisory Board, who has undertaken to teach the first half of the programme, and Mr Georgios Pitsinelis, Assistant Professor of Byzantine Philology at the same Faculty, who is responsible for the second half. The instruction languages are Greek and English, and the classes last four hours per day, including three hours of teaching and one hour of practical training. Participants have received scholarships from the Institute, which has made its facilities available for hosting and conducting the courses, and will receive certificates of attendance from the School.