The Oxford Listings, TT W8

MONDAY 11th June

5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College
Sara Gordon
Reading and imagining family life in later medieval western Europe


TUESDAY 12th June

2.30 PM Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Oriental Institute
Dr Uzi Leibner (Hebrew University of Jerusalem):
The debate over the dating of ‘Galilean’ type synagogues: new light from the excavations at Kh. Hamam in Eastern Galilee

5.00 PM Patristics Seminar
Christ Church (Staircase 8)
Robert Wisniewski (Warsaw):
Christian Seers and their Clients in Late Antiquity

5.00 PM Lecture Series: Scriptures and Paideia in Late Antique Christianity
Seminar Room at the Theology Faculty Annexe, 41 St. Giles
Professor Guy Stroumsa



10.00 AM Lecture Series: Visions of the End: Apocalypse and Eschatology in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Seminar Room at the Theology Faculty Annexe, 41 St. Giles
Professor Guy Stroumsa with Dr Emmanouela Grypeou

5.00 PM Causation and Creation in Late Antiquity
Corpus Christi College Seminar Room
Peter Van Nuffelen (University of Ghent):
Beyond Language and God: Causality in Late Antique Historiography

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
Ioannou School
Ilse de Vos (Wolfson):
The Quaestiones ad Antiochum ducem: dealing with a large manuscript tradition


THURSDAY 14th June

11.00 AM Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar ‘Networks’
St John’s College, New Seminar Room
Javier Martinez (Lincoln College):
The aqueducts of post-Roman Spain: Reccopolis as a case study

5.00 PM After Rome Seminar: Aspects of the History and Archaeology of the Fifth to Seventh Centuries’
Danson Room, Trinity College
Peter Webb (SOAS):
Defining ‘Arabs’: from Hellenistic geographers to Abbasid grammarians


FRIDAY 15th June

10.00 AM Colloquium on the Constitutio Antoniniana and its Impact, 212–2012
Wharton Room, All Souls College
Papers by Tony Honoré, Fergus Millar, Boudewijn Sirks, Denis Feissel, Jean-Louis Ferrary, Pascal Arnaud and Domenico Vera
The 1800th anniversary of this momentous event is a fitting occasion to commemorate it and discuss the overall consequences of Caracalla’s Edict.


SATURDAY 16th June

10.45 AM The Study of Language in the Medieval West:  Adoption, Adaptation, and Innovation
Margaret O’Brien Room Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University
A one-day colloquium exploring the influence of classical and late antique texts on the study of language in western medieval Europe (ca. 500-1400).

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