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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 5
Trinity Term 2011
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TUESDAY 31 May

14.30 Khalili Research Seminar
Khalili Research Institute
Susan Yalman
Antiquarianism, cosmology and mysticism under the Artuqids and Seljuqs of Rum

17.00 Patristics Seminar

Christ Church College
Kenneth Wilson
Augustine and the Freedom of the Will

17.00 Body and Soul in Late Antiquity: historical and philosophical perspectives
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
George Boys-Stones [Durham]
Numenius and the Second SoulI

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WEDNESDAY 1 June
17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Cyril Mango and others
Late Roman and Byzantine Archaeology and Art at Oxford: past, present and future

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THURSDAY 2 June
12.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Richard Marks [Cambridge]
The ‘Afterlife’ of the Icon of the Mother of God of Vladimir

2.15 Byzantine Church History Seminar
Oriental Institute
Julia Konstantinovsky [Oxford]
Praxis and contemplation in the Byzantine tradition – the case of Evagrius and Maximus

17.00 After Rome Seminar
Sutro Room, Trinity College
Shane Bjornlie [Claremont McKenna College, California]
The last of the Romans: Cassiodorus between Roma, Ravenna and Constantinople

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SATURDAY 4 June
9.30 – 18.00 Book Production in the Byzantine World: A Colloquium
Ioannou Centre
9:00-9:30 registration
9:30-9:45 Opening Remarks (Nigel Wilson, Oxford)
9:45-10:10 Book Production in the Late Antique Mediterranean (Lukas A. Schachner, Oxford)
10:10-10:25 discussion
10:25-10:50 coffee break
10:50-11:15 Women Scribes in Egyptian Monasteries? Some Glimpses from the Papyri (Chrysi Kotsifou, Oxford)
11:05-11:20 discussion
11:20-11:45 Luxury Books in Tenth-Century Constantinople (Alessia A. Aletta, Rome)
11:45-12:00 discussion
12:00-12:25 De l’onciale à la minuscule dans l’Italie méridionale, VIIIe-XIe siècle (André Jacob, Rome)
12:25-12:40 discussion
1:00-2:00 lunch break
2:00-2:25 Georgian Books Copied in Eleventh-Century Constantinople (Zaza Skhirtladze, Tbilisi)
2:25-2:40 discussion
2:40-3:05 Images of Inspiration and the Authority of the Book (Karin Krause, Basel)
3:05-3:20 discussion
3:20-3:40 coffee break
3:40-4:05 Authors and Their Manuscripts in Eleventh-Century Constantinople (Marc Lauxtermann, Oxford)
4:05-4:20 discussion
4:20-4:45 Aristocratic Book Patronage in Twelfth-Century Byzantium (Elizabeth Jeffreys, Oxford)
4:45-5:00 discussion
5:00-5:20 Concluding Remarks (John Lowden, London)
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