The Oxford Listings

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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Oxford Listings, 
Michaelmas Term 2013, Week 1

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MONDAY 

14th October

5.00 PM Medieval History All Souls Seminar

 Jinty Nelson

Shaping rules, making rulers: Carolingian and Abbasid inauguration-rites in comparative context

PLEASE NOTE: this will be held in the OLD LIBRARY
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TUESDAY

15th October

2.30 PM Byzantium & Islam: Ideas and Objects on the Move

Jameel Centre, Ashmolean Museum

(Maximum 15 people can be accommodated in the room)

Dionysios Stathakopoulos

(King’s College London)

The status of physicians in the Byzantine Empire and the Islamic World in the late Middle Ages

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2.30 PM

Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period Oriental Institute

Professor Chris Rowland (Queen’s)

The Open Heaven revisited[+]

11.00 AM

Khalili Research Seminar, Themes in Islamic Art and ArchaeologyLecture Room, Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John Street

Dr Treadwell & Proffessor Watson

 What makes Islamic art Islamic?
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WEDNESDAY 17th October

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
Ioannou 
Centre

Tassos Papacostas (King’s College, London)

‘‘The refuge of the poor, bandits, and outlaws’: the evolution of highland settlement in Byzantine Cyprus= = = = =

THURSDAY, 18th October

5.00 PM Late Roman Seminar: Aspects of the History and Archaeology of the Fifth to the Seventh Centuries

Danson Room, Trinity College

Bryan Ward-Perkins (University of Oxford):

The Imperial Family in the ‘Last Statues of Antiquity’
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11.00 AM Late Antique & Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar

Transitions and Translations

St. John’s College, Seminar Room

Professor David Kennedy (APAAME, University of Western Australia)

Al-Muwaqqar: Salvaging an Umayyad Desert Castle and its context

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