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THE OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Oxford Listings, Hilary Term Week 7

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MONDAY 27th February

2.00 PM Khalili Research Centre Graduate Seminar: ‘New perspectives on Umayyad history and visual culture’
Khalili Research Centre Lecture Room
Dr Elias Khamis:
The small finds from Baysan/Scythopolis

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College
Marek Jankowiak
Dirhams for slaves? Investigating the Slavic slave trade in the tenth century

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TUESDAY 28th February

2.30 PM Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Oriental Institute
Professor Tim Whitmarsh (Corpus Christi):
Adventures of the Solymoi

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
New Seminar Room in St John’s College
Peter Sarris  (Trinity College, Cambridge):
The Economics of Salvation in Late Antiquity and Byzantium

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

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WEDNESDAY 29th February

2.30 PM Medieval Art & Architecture Reading Group
History of Art dept. Littlegate House
The role of geometry in the construction of buildings and images

4.30 PM Patristics Seminar
Christ Church: Stair 8, Room 2
Ken Wilson
Augustine

5.00 PM Corpus Classical Seminars: ‘Freedom, Dependency and the Greek Polis?’
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Gary Reger (Hartford, Connecticut)
Borderlands and the Mediation of Dependenc

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 (Evan Pugh Professor of Art History, The Pennsylvania State University):
The Afterlives of Gifts: Entropy and Rebranding

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THURSDAY 1st March

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. Archie Dunn (Birmingham),
Rivers and wetlands in the economic calculations of the state, the city, the landowner and the farmer

5.00 PM Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Eric Rebillard (Cornell):
Communal hostility and communal resistance in episodes of persecution in North Africa, 180–305

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FRIDAY 2nd March

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