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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


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


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


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


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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