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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 1
Trinity Term 2011
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TUESDAY 3 MAY
14.00 Seminar in Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Room 314, Oriental Institute
Sarah Pearce [Southampton]
De Decalogo: Philo as Interpreter of the Ten Commandments

15.30 Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity Afternoon Colloquium/ Rabbis in Context: Text and Archaeology in Late Antique Palestine
Sutro Room, Trinity College
Speakers include Hayim Lapin (Maryland), Catherine Hezser (SOAS), Jodi Magness (Chapel Hill), and  Fergus Millar (Oxford)
Conveners: Alision Salvesen and Neil McLynn.
The colloquium is free but registration is necessary
17.00 Patristics Seminar
Christ Church College
Mark Edwards
One Nature or Two in the Incarnate Christ

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WEDNESDAY 4 MAY
17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Bryan Ward-Perkins [Trinity]
The End of a Civilisation? Germanic West and Arab East Contrasted

17.00 Medieval Economic and Social History Seminar
MacGregor Room, Oriel College
Claire Judde de Lariviere [Birkbeck/ Toulouse]
How pragmatic were medieval people? The case of the Venetian ‘popolani’ in the 15th century

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THURSDAY 5 MAY
12.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaelogy Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Jeremy Johns [Wolfson]
Muslim Artists and Christian Art in the Painted Ceilings of the Cappella Palatina, Palermo

17.00 After Rome Seminar
Sutro Room, Trinity College
Khodadad Rezakhani [LSE]
Agriculture, commerce and growth: The Sasanian economy in the late antique world, 500-700

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FRIDAY 6 MAY
13.00 Medieval Visual Culture Seminar
Aramugam Building, St Catherine’s College
Antony Eastmond [Courtauld]
Byzantine ivories, ritual and court saints in the tenth century

11.30 onwards Crusades Workshop
Swire Seminar Room, University College
Speakers include senior members and graduate students from Oxford and Cardiff.
Contact kevin.lewis@history.ox.ac.uk for further details.

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