The Oxford Listings

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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

The Oxford Listings, Michaelmas Term 2013, Week 4

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MONDAY 4th November

3.00 PM Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Room

 

Toby Martin

Ways of dressing and senses of belonging: Past & future research on Migration Period brooches

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5.00 PM Medieval History All Souls Seminar

Wharton Room, All Souls College

 

Stephen Baxter

English earls and German dukes in the tenth and eleventh centuries: some problems of comparison

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TUESDAY 5th November

1.00 PM Medieval Visual Culture Seminar: Monarchs and Manuscripts

St. Catherine’s College

 

Jessica Berenbeim

(Magdalen College)

Decorated Documents

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

Jameel Centre, Ashmolean Museum

(Maximum 15 people can be accommodated in the room)

 

Ian Freestone

(University College London)

Byzantine and Islamic Glass Technology

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2.30 PM Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period

Oriental Institute

 

Ruth Sheridan

(Charles Sturt University)

Tannaitic conceptions of the zekhut avot

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WEDNESDAY 6th November

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar Ioannou Centre

 

Norbert Zimmermann

(Institut für Kulturgeschichte der Antike der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna)

The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus: from the first Community Cemetery to the Place of Pilgrimage

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THURSDAY 7th November

11.00 AM Late Antique & Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar : Transitions and Translations

St. John’s College, Seminar Room

 

Georgi Parpulov

(Lincoln)

Christian figural art in the Islamic Near East, ca 650–900

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2.00 PM An Introduction to Ancient Armenian Literature and Culture

Pembroke College – Henderson’s Building, Garden Seminar Room

 

Emilio Bonfiglio

(Pembroke College)

Problems of Assimilation and Self-Definition: the theological debate in fifth-century Armenia and Eznik’s Refutation of the Sects. Armenian Christian theology vs. Pagans, Zoroastrians, Greek Philosophers, and other forms of Christanity

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

Danson Room, Trinity College

 

Garth Fowden

(Cambridge University)

Gibbon on Islam

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