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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week Two

Michaelmas Term 2011

 

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MONDAY 17th October

 

3.00 PM Crusades Graduate Reading Group
History Faculty, Trevor Roper Room
Secular war or holy war: a false dichotomy?

 

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College

Jonathan Jarrett
A likely story: narratives in charter material from tenth-century Catalonia

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TUESDAY 18th October

 

11.00 AM Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar: ‘Networks’
St John’s College, New Seminar Room

Natalija  Ristovska (Exeter):
Byzantine crafted goods in  the context of cross-cultural artistic and commercial interchange: the cases of  inlaid brass doors in Italy  and painted glass in Rus’, 10th–13th centuries

 

3.00 PM Medieval Archaeology Seminar
Institute of Archaeology Lecture Room

Mark Pollard
The Viking Mass burial at St John’s College, Oxford

 

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WEDNESDAY 19th October

 

5.00 pm Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles

Robert Hoyland (St Cross):
The ‘eastern source’ and the historiography of the  seventh- and eighth-century Near East

5.00 PM Corpus Classical Seminars: ‘God’s Sophists’
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

John Moles (Newcastle):
Paul and the Philosophers

 

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THURSDAY 20th October

 

3.00 PM Oxford Celtic Seminar
Memorial Room and Harold Wilson Room in Jesus College

Dr Mark Zumbühl:
The Middle Irish translation of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History

 

5.00 PM Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

Juliette Day (University of  Helsinki):
What’s the point of the Life of Melania the Younger?

 

5.00 PM Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Music

AllSouls, Wharton Room

Jeremy Johns (Professor of the Artand Archaeology of the Islamic Mediterranean, Oxford)

Musicians and musical instruments in theIslamic painted ceilings of the Cappella Palatina in Palermo, Sicily, circa1140

 

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FRIDAY 21st October

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