The Oxford Listings

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The Oxford Listings, Michaelmas Term 2013, Week 5

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MONDAY 11th November

5.00 PM Medieval History All Souls Seminar

Wharton Room, All Souls College

 

Jason Stoessel

Standing on ceremony: what can the use of liturgical chant by early Franciscan and Dominican missionaries to the East tell us?

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TUESDAY 12th November

11.00 AM Khalili Research Seminar, Themes in Islamic Art and Archaeology

Lecture Room, Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John Street

 

Dr. Treadwell

Islamic epigraphy

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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)

 

Nikolaos Karydis

(University of Kent)

Architectural encounters between Byzantium and Islam from the 10th to the 13th century

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

Oriental Institute

 

Aron Sterk

(Manchester University)

Jews in the Latin West in Late Antiquity: forgotten communities and texts

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WEDNESDAY 13th November

5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar Ioannou Centre

 

Max Lau

(Oriel College)

Taming the wilderness: John II Komnenos and reconquered Asia Minor

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THURSDAY 14th November

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

St. John’s College, Seminar Room

 

Dr Marlia Mango

(St John’s)

Cities old and new in the late antique Levant, and later

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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)

Translating the Canons of the Church’s councils: an overview on the theological debate from Nicaea (325) until the Council of Ephesus (431).

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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

 

Marta Tycner

(Warsaw University)

Constantine the Great and St. Michael the Archangel: Christian origins of Constantinople

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