This is a lecture delivered on 24th May 2022 on behalf of the UK Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies (SPBS) and the Austrian Association of Byzantine Studies. It is being temporarily hosted by BEMA before it can be posted to the SPBS Youtube channel, where you can find further exciting Byzantine content!
Rebecca Darley is a historian, writer and numismatist. Working as a university lecturer in global history, she loves teaching and researching the relevance of the past in the present.
Alongside teaching and research, Rebecca has also designed coin exhibitions in Birmingham and Blackburn and worked with museums on three continents. She is a Fellow Royal Historical Society and the Royal Numismatic Society.
In 2022, Rebecca launched a Substack blog, Coffee With Clio, as a place to explore the past in the present in a fun and informal way. She also published her first work of fiction, under the pen name Rose Marzin at Lucid Dreamer Publications.