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The Oxford Listings, Week 4 Hilary Term

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MONDAY 6th February

2.00 PM Khalili Research Centre Graduate Seminar: ‘New perspectives on Umayyad history and visual culture’
Khalili Research Centre Lecture Room
Dr Arietta Papaconstantinou:
Documents from everyday life: the papyri of Egypt and Nessana

3.00 PM Medieval Archaeology Seminar
Institute of Archaeology Lecture Room
Eleanor Standley:
Dress accessories and their role in everyday life in two regions of Britain, c.AD1300–1700

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College
Naomi Standen
Politics, piety and pots: shared repertoires across continental Asia in the tenth to twelfth centuries

8.00 PM Oxford Classics Society Talk
Christ Church
Peter Jones
What the Romans and Greeks did for us


TUESDAY 7th February

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

2.30 PM Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Oriental Institute
Dr David Lincicum (Mansfield College):
Philo and the physiognomic tradition

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
New Seminar Room in St John’s College
Philipp Niewoehner  (Institute of Archaeology):
Kirse Yanı. A house in rural Caria and the transformation of residential Architecture in late Late Antiquity

5.00 PM Graduate seminar: The Qur’an and Late Antiquity
Oriental Institute
Emmanouela Grypeou and Nicolai Sinai:
Eschatology in the Qur’an and before


WEDNESDAY 8th February

4.30 PM Patristics Seminar
Christ Church: Stair 8, Room 2
Jennifer Strawbridge:
Reception of 1 Corinthians

5.00 PM Corpus Classical Seminars: ‘Freedom, Dependency and the Greek Polis?’
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Aneurin Ellis-Evans,
The Actaean Cities and the Athenian Empire

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
The Objects of Gift (1)


THURSDAY 9th February

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
Riley Snyder (Edinburgh),
The environment and the monumental: the impact of sourcing building materials for the construction of the water supply of Constantinople

5.00 PM Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Melissa Markauskas (Manchester):
Crimen maiestatis at the Milanese Court: An underappreciated aspect of the 385–6 Basilica Controversy


FRIDAY 10th February

1.00 PM Medieval Visual Culture Seminar
St Catherine’s College
Anthi Papagiannaki (University of Birmingham):
The world cast in deep relief: medieval Byzantine ivory and bone secular caskets reconsidered

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