Oxford Listings

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Michaelmas Term 2014

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MONDAY 16 November

17:00   Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls College

Colin Veach (University of Hull)

From kingdom to colony: Ireland 1166-1254



TUESDAY​ 17 November

14:30   Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period

Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Institute, Walton Street
Yuval Shahar (Tel Aviv)

Roman emperors in talmudic literature



17:30   The Cult of Saints in the First Millennium
Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building

Elena Ene D-Vasilescu (Wolfson College)

Saint Anne. Another heavenly wife



WEDNESDAY 18 November
17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Adrastos Omissi (Oriel)

How Constantinople stopped its emperors going the way of the fifth-century West



THURSDAY 19 November

11:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
New Seminar Room, St John’s College
Georges Kazan and Jamie Cameron (Oxford)

Faith, Fact and Forensics: new research in the study of ancient relics


17:00   Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College
Aleksander Paradzinski (Oxford)

Elite barbarian women in the ideology and social practice of the later Roman empire

17:00   The Greek Book from Antiquity to 1515

Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies

Matthew Nicholls (Reading)

Libraries, books, and networks in the Roman world.


FRIDAY 20 November

12:00   Byzantine Literature Lecture
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College, Oxford)
Lemerle’s ‘Le premier humanisme’ revisited: literature and education in the 9th and 10th centuries




Matthew Kinloch

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society






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