Faculty News | Roundtable Discussion with Prof. Dale on The Cathedral of St. Sophia, Kyiv

On Wednesday, June 8th, Professor Thomas E. A. Dale participated in a Roundtable Discussion on the Cathedral of St. Sophia, Kyiv that was hosted by Dumbarton Oaks.
The cathedral of St. Sophia in the historic center of Kyiv dates to ca. 1037 and is one of the most remarkable medieval monuments of Kyivan Rus. The building was designed, built, and decorated according to Byzantine traditions interpreted in a local context. This roundtable brings together three scholars who will address the distinctive architectural and decorative features of this impressive monument, as well as its visual and symbolic transformations from the Middle Ages into the present.
Speakers: Thomas E. A. Dale (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Ioli Kalavrezou (Harvard University), and Sofia Korol’ (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine)
Respondent: Ioli Kalavrezou (Harvard University)This event is co-organized by Dumbarton Oaks in collaboration with North of Byzantium and Connected Central European Worlds, 1500-1700.