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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 4
Trinity Term 2011
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MONDAY 23 May
17.00 E. A. Lowe Lectures in Palaeography 2011
MBI Al Jaber Building, Corpus Christi College
David Ganz [King’s College]
Half-Uncial Scripts

17.00 Dacre Lecture
Examination Schools
Robert Evans [Regius Professor of Modern History]
The humour of history and the history of humour

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TUESDAY 24 May
14.00 Khalili Research Seminar
Khalili Research Centre
Dr Yürekli-Görkay
Conquest and empire-building: The case of the churches of Constantinople after its fall

14.30 Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Faculty Room, Oriental Institute
Yossi David [Oxford]
The end of kinship – understanding incest within the Jewish theological framework

17.00 Patristics Seminar
Christ Church College
Jared Mercer
Hilary of Poitiers and the Christ of Scripture

17.00 Body and Soul in Late Antiquity: historical and philosophical perspectives
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Jaś Elsner [Oxford]
Sarcophagi, Rhetoric and Shifting Paradigms of Praise

19.00 OU Orthodox Christian Society Seminar
Sutro Room, Trinity College
Sebastian Brock
St. Isaac the Syrian: a seventh-century saint for today

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WEDNESDAY 25 May
11.00 OBS DPhil Forum
1st Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre
16.15 OBS AGM and Elections
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre
17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Marek Jankowiak [Oxford]
Were Heraclius’ ecclesiastical unions successful? Retracing the beginnings of the Monothelete controversy

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THURSDAY 26 May
12.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Bryan Ward-Perkins [Oxford]
Excavating ‘Byzantine’ Luna, 30 Years On

14.15 Byzantine Church History Seminar
Oriental Institute
Jane Baun [Oxford]
Gregory the Great between East, West and the End

17.00 After Rome Seminar
Sutro Room, Trinity College
Renan Baker [Oxford]
Written in stone: Theodoric Augustus and imperial propaganda in Ostrogothic Italy
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FRIDAY 27 May
14.30 Khalili Research Centre
Mat Immerzeel
Syrian Orthodox Wall Paintings in the Qalamun: Deir Mar Musa and Saddad

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