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The Oxford Listings, Week Four, Michaelmas Term 2011

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MONDAY 31st October

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College
Glen Dudbridge (University College)
Tenth-century China: an eyewitness view


TUESDAY 1st November

11.00 AM Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar: ‘Networks’
St John’s College, New Seminar Room
Alkiviadis Ginalis (Merton):
Shipbuilding in Byzantium – the construction and typology of ships

3.00 PM Medieval Archaeology Seminar
Institute of Archaeology Lecture Room
Letty Ten Harkel
Material culture and urbanisation: the case of Viking-Age


WEDNESDAY 2nd November

4.00 PM Prosopography of the Byzantine World
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles
Michael Jeffreys
The Future of the PBW at Oxford

5.00 pm Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles
Bert Smith (Lincoln):
Care of the past: Some buildings and their statues in late antique Aphrodisias

5.00 PM Corpus Classical Seminars: ‘God’s Sophists’
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Emily Kneebone (Cambridge):
Wisdom Divine: the Gods in Imperial Greek Didactic Poetry


THURSDAY 3rd November

1.00 PM I3MS Meeting
The Taylor Institution, Room 10b
Jennifer Norris (Lincoln College)
Mirrors for Queens: Writing Powerful Women in Medieval Castillian and Portugese Historiography

3.00 PM Oxford Celtic Seminar
Memorial Room and Harold Wilson Room in Jesus College
Professor David Stifter:
Lexicon Leponticum

5.00 PM Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Jesús Hernández Lobato (Oxford):
A silent muse: Sidonius Apollinaris’ non-poem (Carmen 9)

5.00 PM Modern Greek Seminar
Ground Floor Lecture Room, 47, Wellington Square
Dr. Dimitris Antoniou (Oxford).
The Nation’s Vow: Haunting Fantasies of the Colonels’ Greece

7.15 PM OBS Michaelmas Dinner
Worcester College
Meet at the porter’s lodge 10 minutes early.
Pay Ed £10 cash, or I gouge out your eyes with hot pokers and exile you to Cherson. And you don’t get dinner.


FRIDAY 4th November

ALL DAY Recover from OBS Dinner
If we do things right, you’ll need it.

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