Oxford Listings

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 6

 Hilary Term 2014

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MONDAY 22 February

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

Rachel Koopmans (York University, Ontario)

The Kentish window: a new reading of Canterbury Cathedral’s stained glass and the miracles of Thomas Becket

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17:00   Maison Francaise d’Oxford Special Event

Investcorp Lecture Theatre, Middle East Centre, 68 Woodstock Road

Adam Baczko (EHESS), Gilles Dorronsoro and Arthur Quesnay (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne), chaired by Eugene Rogan (Oxford)

How Syria was Destroyed: The Dynamics of Civil War

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TUESDAY​ 23 February
14:30   Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period

Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Institute, Walton Street

Professor Sir Fergus Millar (OCHJS)

The Midrash on Lamentations (Ekha Rabbati): Vespasian and Hadrian

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 16:00   Patristic and Late Antique Seminar: Patristic Exegesis of Wisdom Literature

Christ Church, Room 2

Dr Bella Image (Oxford)

Jerome’s use of Wisdom literature

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WEDNESDAY 24 February
10:00   Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies Israel in Egypt: The Land of Egypt as concept and reality for the Jews in Antiquity and the early medieval period

Clarendon Institute

Dr Rachel Mairs (Reading University)

SEMINAR: ‘Ethnicity, multi-lingualism and the Jews in Graeco-Roman Egypt: Sources and approaches’

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17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
John Duffy (Harvard University)

Reliques of Old Rhetoric: Artistic Elements in the Homilies of Sophronius of Jerusalem

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THURSDAY 25 February

11:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
New Seminar Room, St John’s College
Francesca Dell’Acqua (Birmingham)

Presentation of the Iconophilia project

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17:00   Late Roman Seminar
Al Jabber Auditorium, Corpus Christi College

Kate Cooper (Manchester), Ruth Harris (Oxford), and Lyndal Roper (Oxford)

Roundtable Discussion of Philippe Buc, ‘Holy War, Martyrdom and Terror: Christianity, Violence, and the West’

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FRIDAY 26 February

OUBS International Graduate Conference: Trends and Turning-Points: Constructing the Late Antique and Byzantine World (c. 300 – c. 1500)

Ertegun House, St Giles

Please see the conference poster and schedule via academia.edu or the OUBS website.

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SATURDAY 27 February

OUBS International Graduate Conference: Trends and Turning-Points: Constructing the Late Antique and Byzantine World (c. 300 – c. 1500)

Ertegun House, St Giles

Please see the conference poster and schedule via academia.edu or the OUBS website.

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Matthew Kinloch

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society

byzantine.society@gmail.com
https://oxfordbyzantinesociety.wordpress.com

 

 

 

 

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