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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY

SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 3

Trinity Term 2014

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MONDAY​ 11th May​

17.00 Torch Public Lecture
Andrew Wiles Building ROQ
Barbara Rosenwein (Loyola)
How can there be a history of emotions?

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TUESDAY 12th May

14.00 Themistius Seminar: historical and philosophical perspectives
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Michael Griffin (British Columbia)
​Themestius on rhetoric, philosophy and excellence

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17.00 Dirhams for Slaves Seminar Series
Khalili Research Centre
David Wyatt (Cardiff)
An enslaved Irish princess in Norway – sagas, historiography and the traffic in women in the northern world c. 950–1200

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WEDNESDAY 13th May

13.00 Roman Discussion Forum
Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology
Galatea Klapakis (Greek Archaeological Service)
A late Roman cemetery excavated in Pallene, Attica: The transition from paganism to Christianity in the hinterland of Athens

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17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Mark Whittow (Oxford)
Gibbon and the Falls of the Roman Empire

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17.00 Medieval Economic and Social History Seminar
Harris Seminar Room, Oriel College
Nicholas Evans (Wadham, Oxford)
Adornments and currencies of trade in early medieval north Caucasian funerary contexts

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17.00 Patristic Seminar
Lecture Room 2, Christ Church
Neil McLynn (Corpus Christi College, Oxford)
From text to performance and back again: Gregory Nazianzen in action

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THURSDAY ​14th May

11.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
New Seminar Room, St John’s College
Vicky Manolopolou​ (Newcastle)​
The City as a church: litanies, toparia and the experience of the sacred in Constantinople

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12.00 Global themes in medieval history
Auditorium, Corpus Christi College
Mark Whittow (Oxford)

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17.00 After Roman Seminar
Danson Room, Trinity College
James Howard-Johnston (Corpus Christi College, Oxford)
After the Last Great War of Antiquity

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​FRIDAY 23rd January

11.00 Byzantium: the transition from antiquity to the middle ages, AD 500-1100
Ioannou Centre
Ine Jacobs (Oxford)
Rural settlements and households

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12.00 Byzantine Literature Lecture
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College, Oxford)
Greek Literature of Southern Italy and Sicily

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