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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Oxford Listings, Week 2 Hilary Term

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MONDAY 23rd January

2.00 PM Khalili Research Centre Graduate Seminar: ‘New perspectives on Umayyad history and visual culture’
Khalili Research Centre Lecture Room
Dr Judith McKenzie:
Alexandria on the Barada? A Nilotic vessel in the Great Mosque of Damascus

3.00 PM Medieval Archaeology Seminar
Institute of Archaeology Lecture Room
Maureen Mellor:
The archaeology of stuff: Scorched interiors from mid-Saxon to late medieval

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College
George Molyneaux
The formation of the English kingdom in the tenth century

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TUESDAY 24th January

10.00 AM Crusades Graduate Reading Group
Trevor Roper Room, History Faculty
The Albigensian Crusade

2.30 PM Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Oriental Institute
Dr Holger Zellentin (Nottingham):
The Byzantine context of the Yerushalmi

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar/OCBR Special Lecture
New Seminar Room in St John’s College
Peter Frankopan  (Worcester College):
OCBR Special Lecture: The First Crusade: The Call from the East

5.00 PM Graduate seminar: The Qur’an and Late Antiquity
Oriental Institute
Robert Hoyland:
The Middle East and Arabia in the sixth century

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WEDNESDAY 25th January

4.30 PM Patristics Seminar
Christ Church: Stair 8, Room 2
Ben Goldstein:
Marcion

5.00 PM Corpus Classical Seminars: ‘Freedom, Dependency and the Greek Polis?’
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Christof Schuler,
Miniature Poleis and Dependent Demes in Hellenistic and Roman Lykia

5.00 PM Slade Lectures: ‘The Empire of Things: Gifts and Gift Exchange in Byzantium, Early Islam, and Beyond’
University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road
Anthony Cutler
Gifts to (and from) God

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THURSDAY 26th January

11.00 AM Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar: ‘Water Networks:  seas, rivers, islands, aqueduct, hagiasma’
St John’s College, New Seminar Room
Dr. Philipp Niewöhner (Classics),
The hagiasma of St. Michael at Germia and its vicinity. Settlement continuity and discontinuity on the central Anatolian high plateau.

5.00 PM Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Bernard Green (Oxford):
The aspirations of the See of Rome under Leo the Great

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FRIDAY 27th January

1.00 PM Medieval Visual Culture Seminar
St Catherine’s College
Leslie Brubaker:
Unrolling the narrative of gender: matronage and scrolls in late Byzantium

5.30 PM Late Antique Reading Group
Sainsbury Common Room of Worcester College
Brubaker and Haldon’s “Byzantium in the Iconoclast Era”

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