The Oxford Listings

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The Oxford Listings, Trinity Term 2014, Week  6
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MONDAY   2nd June
5.00 PM Medieval History Seminar
Auditorium, Corpus Christ College
David Crouch
(University of Hull)
Lay literacy in England: Beyond Bureaucracy
5.30 PM Seminar on Abrahamic Religions
Oriental Institute
Anthony Rabin & Marten Krijgsman
(Wolfson & St Cross)
Forcible circumcision in the Second Temple period and the ethics of war in
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TUESDAY   3rd June
2.00 PM Khalili Research Centre Seminar
Lecture Room, Khalili Research Centre
Umberto Bongianino
(KRC and LMH)
Introducing Maghribi Scripts: Arabic Palaeography in the Muslim West
5.00 PM Sasanian Iran in the Context of Late Antiquity
Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre
Giusto Traina
(Paris-Sorbonne University)
Armenian traditions on Arđaxšēr I
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WEDNESDAY   4th June
11.00 AM Byzantine Law Seminar
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Hylkje de Jong
(VU Amsterdam)
The Actio Legis Aquiliae in Byzantine Law
(Dr De Jong is a specialist on Byzantine Law and has published a monograph
on the antecessor Stephanus, and several articles on Byzantine legal science)
5.00 PM Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Elizabeta Dimitrova
(SS. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje)
Fresco ensembles of Byzantine Macedonia: social horizons, 
iconographic novelties, painterly expression
5.00 PM Porphyry Seminar: Philosophical and Historical Perspectives
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Fay Edwards
(Washington University in St Louis)
Porphyry’s De Abstinentia
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THURSDAY   5th June
11.00 AM Late Antique & Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar : Transitions and Translations
St. John’s College, Seminar Room 
Prof. Elizabeta Dimitrova
Art and ritual in the sacred images of Macedonia paleocristiana: mosaics,
frescoes, relief decoration
5.00 PM After  Rome Seminar: Aspects of the History and Archaeology of the Fifth to the Seventh Centuries
Fanny Bessard
(SOAS, London)
Shaping the Early Islamic City in Mā warā al-nahr (Central Asia), 
social and economic dynamics (8th-11th centuries CE)
NB: This week’s seminar will meet in Trinity’s Sutro Room
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FRIDAY   6th June
12.00 PM Ioannou Centre
Byzantine Text Seminar
Marc Lauxtermann
(Exeter College, Oxford)
Literary Culture in the Reign of Basil II
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