Dr. Ermioni Karachaliou, Director of Student Affairs and International Programs at Hellenic American University, at the 6th Biennial Conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean

22 August 2019, 9:12 am

Dr. Ermioni Karachaliou, Director of Student Affairs and International Programs at Hellenic American University

Dr. Ermioni Karachaliou, Director of Student Affairs and International Programs at Hellenic American University, presented a paper at the 6th Biennial Conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean, which was held in Barcelona on July 8th-11th at the Institute for Catalan Studies. Her contribution, entitled “The Man of Sorrows: An Example of Cultural Interaction in the Medieval Mediterranean", explored the emergence of new forms of artistic innovation on the Greek islands, where the co-existence of Orthodox and Catholic communities created new types of iconography in the late Byzantine period. 

Dr. Karachaliou was one of roughly 150 scholars from around the world who presented work on topics related to this year’s Conference theme of "Movement and Mobility in the Medieval Mediterranean (6th-15th centuries)”. Her paper is part of ongoing research on architectural and iconographic motifs observed in these areas of religious coexistence after the fall of Constantinople in 1204.