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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY

SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 2

Hilary Term 2014

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MONDAY 26th January

14.00   Christianity and daily life in late antique and Byzantine times
Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology
Ine Jacobs (University College)
Housing the bishop

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17.00   Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls
George Malagaris (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies)
Politics and warfare in the early Ghaznavid age

TUESDAY 27th January

9.00   The city in late antique Asia Minor
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre
Ine Jacobs (University College)
Fortifications, builders, functions and representation

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11.00   Khalili Research Centre Seminar
Lecture Room, Khalili Research Centre
Jeremy Johns
Documents, administration and North African refugees in 12th century Sicily

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11.00   Islamic Ceramics
Eastern Art Study Room
Professor Oliver Watson

The arrival of luxury ceramics, 8th-10th centuries
[All those wishing to attend must register with Professor Watson. oliver.watson@orinst.ox.ac.uk]

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14.00   Byzantine Epigraphy
Ioannou Centre
Ida Toth (Wolfson College)
Chronology, classification, continuity and change

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14.00   Patristic and Late Antique Seminar: Patristic exegesis of Pauline Epistles

Room 2, Christ Church
Professor Mark Edwards
Origen

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WEDNESDAY 28th January

12.00   Money in the Medieval West and Byzantium

Headley Lecture Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, Ashmolean Museum
Julian Baker (Ashmolean Museum)
The Byzantine ‘Dark Ages’, c. 600-800
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17.00   Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre
Jaś Elsner (Corpus Christi College)
The Origins of the Icon

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THURSDAY 29th January

11.00   Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre
Marlena Whiting
Encountering the Word: the inscriptions of Holy Land pilgrimage

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11.00   Illustrated and Illuminated Arabic and Persian Manuscripts
Weston Library
Dr Arianna D’Ottone
Codicology

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17.00   Late Roman Seminar
Sutro Room, Trinity College
Hannah Probert (Sheffield)
Fathers and family property in Francia, c. 400-700

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17.00  Centres and Networks in the Classical, Late Antiwue and Medieval Near East: from Panopolis to Baghdad and Back
Swire Seminar Room, University College
Ian Rutherford (Reading)
Centre and Periphery in Greek Religious Networks: the case of Artemis of Ephesus

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FRIDAY 30th January

Conference: Syriac Intellectual Culture in Late Antiquity: translation, transmission and influence
Ertegun House
Details here
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12.00   Byzantine Literature Lecture
Ioannou Centre
Marc Lauxtermann
Byzantine Hymnography

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SATURDAY 31st January
Conference: Syriac Intellectual Culture in Late Antiquity: translation, transmission and influence
Ertegun House
Details here
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