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OXFORD BYZANTINE SOCIETY

SEMINARS AND EVENTS: Week 4

Trinity Term 2014

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MONDAY​ 18th May​

17.00 Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls
Arezou Azad (Birmingham)
When brothers shared a wife: the transition to Islam in 8th-century rural Bactria

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17.00 Classical Archaeological Seminar
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Pari Kalamara (Department of Antiquities, Chalkis, Euboea)
The medieval settlements of Euboea: the state of current knowledge and some new suggestions

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TUESDAY 19th May

17.00 Dirhams for Slaves Seminar Series
Khalili Research Centre
James Howard-Johnston (Oxford)
Trading in fur in the early middle ages

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WEDNESDAY 20th May

17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Kirsty Stewart (Oxford)
‘Amusing verses for one’s merriment’: The Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds and beast literature in Byzantium

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17.00 Patristic Seminar
Lecture Room 2, Christ Church
Julia Konstantinovsky
Patristic Apophasis as eschatological strategy

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17.00 Themistius Seminar: historical and philosophical perspectives
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Peter Heather (KCL)
PPE in the Fourth Century

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THURSDAY 21st May

11.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
North Lecture Room, St John’s College
Jane Chick (Norwich)
Gifting Jerusalem: Monza and Bobbio reconsidered

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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
Bella Image (Harris Manchester College, Oxford)
Constantine and the conversion of the aristocracy

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FRIDAY 2​2nd May​

11.00 Byzantium: the transition from antiquity to the middle ages, AD 500-1100
Ioannou Centre
Ine Jacobs (Oxford)
Monumental architecture

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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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