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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY

SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 8
Trinity Term 2011
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MONDAY 20 June
17.00 Syriac Studies Graduate Seminar
Oriental Institute
Alison G Salvesen
Biblical and Secular Learning in the Work of Jacob of Edessa

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TUESDAY 21 June
17.00 Patristics Seminar
Christ Church College
Christopher Hays
Wealth Ethics in pre-Constantinian Roman Christianity

17.00 Body and Soul in Late Antiquity
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Frans de Haas [Leiden]
Functions of Aristotle’s phantasia: between picture-gallery and workroom

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WEDNESDAY 22 June
13.00 Roman Discussion Forum
Institute of Archaeology
Cathy King [Ashmolean]
Interpreting Coin Finds: Small Late Roman Copper Coins from Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean and their Function [4th – 6th centuries]
17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Sean Leatherbury
Inscriptions and their frames in late antique churches: forms, functions, meanings

17.00 Medieval Economic and Social History Seminar
Macgregor Room, Oriel College
Anne Haour [UEA]
Medieval trade diasporas: archaeological and historical perspectives on the Frisians and the Wangara

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THURSDAY 23 June
12.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar
Ioannou Centre
Peter Frankopan
Byzantine sigillography

17.00 After Rome Seminar
Sutro Room, Trinity College
The paper by Arezou Azad has been postponed. Instead there will be two short papers, and a round table discussion led by James Howard-Johnston, on “The 7th Century: Arab Conquests and Byzantine Resilience”. Papers by Phil Booth on “The Islamic Conquest of Egypt”, and  Marek Jankowiak on “Theophanes’ mistake:  Was Constantinople besieged for seven years?”.
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FRIDAY 24 July
10.30 onwards St John the Baptist and his Cults: A Colloquium
New Seminar Room, St John’s College
Please email georges.kazan@sjc.oxon.org to register.
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