Dimitri Obolensky’s papers

Sep
26 - 28
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 17:30 to Friday, September 28, 2018 - 16:30
Contact person
Gabriel Sewell
Email: 
gabriel.sewell@chch.ox.ac.uk
Phone: 
01865 276263
Exhibition

Sir Dimitri Obolensky FBA ( 1918-2001)

 Professor of Russian and Balkan History 1961-1985

 

The Centenary of Dimitri Obolensky, one of the most distinguished Oxford historians of recent times is being celebrated in Christ Church Upper Library by an exhibition drawn from his recently catalogued papers.

It will be opened by the Dean of Christ Church the Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy and other speakers at 5:30pm on Wednesday 26th September.

On the following two days an international conference is taking place at Worcester College on the themes and importance now of his major work ‘The Byzantine Commonwealth’.