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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Oxford Listings, Week 6 Hilary Term

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MONDAY 20th February

2.00 PM Khalili Research Centre Graduate Seminar: ‘New perspectives on Umayyad history and visual culture’
Khalili Research Centre Lecture Room
Trent Jonson:
Coinages on the Umayyad fringes – Maghrib and Mashriq

3.00 PM Medieval Archaeology Seminar
Institute of Archaeology Lecture Room
Chris Fern:
The Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Tranmere House (Sutton Hoo)

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College
Tim Hunter
‘They made no distinction between sacred and profane’: images of Norman knightly combat in the Romanesque Italy

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TUESDAY 21st February

2.30 PM Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Oriental Institute
Dr Juha Pakkala (Helsinki):
Omissions in the textual transmission of the Hebrew Bible

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
New Seminar Room in St John’s College
Catherine Holmes (University College):
Political loyalties in the late medieval eastern Mediterranean

5.00 PM Graduate seminar: The Qur’an and Late Antiquity
Oriental Institute
Holger Zellentin (Nottingham):
Jewish Christianity and the Qur’an

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WEDNESDAY 22nd February

4.30 PM Patristics Seminar
Christ Church: Stair 8, Room 2
Mark Edwards:
Origen and Pelagius

5.00 PM Corpus Classical Seminars: ‘Freedom, Dependency and the Greek Polis?’
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
James Roy (Nottingham),
Dependent communities in Arkadia and Elis

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, Treasures, Rarities

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THURSDAY 23rd 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
Natalija Ristovska (Exeter),
Byzantine crafted goods in the context of overseas artistic and commercial interchange:  the cases of inlaid brass doors in Italy and painted glass in Rus’ (10th-13th centuries).

5.00 PM Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Camille Gerzaguet (Lyon):
The concept of fugo mundi in Ambrose of Milan

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FRIDAY 24th February

1.00 PM Medieval Visual Culture Seminar
St Catherine’s College
Anthony Cutler (Penn State):
Open Discussion – Techniques of ivory production and other medieval arts

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