Oxford Listings

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 5

 Trinity Term 2014

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MONDAY 23 May
19:00   Armenia: Life and Study of an Enduring Culture

Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

Nikoloz Aleksidze

The Cult of Saints and the Body Politic: Dilemmas of Nationhood and Sainthood in the Caucasus

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TUESDAY 24 May
10:00-12:00     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”, Workshops and Project Seminars

Clarendon Institute

Professor Alan Bowman (University of Oxford)

SEMINAR: The Jews of Alexandria and Egypt in the papyri

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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 Tal Ilan (FU Berlin)

Julia Crispina between Ein Gedi and the Fayum

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16:00   Patristic Seminar

Christ Church, Room 2

Dimitrios Pallis

From Monastic Cell to Lecture Hall: the Journey of the Areopagite in Modern Greece

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WEDNESDAY 25 May

17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar & OCBR Special Lecture

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Tia Kolbaba (Rutgers University)

Reading about writing about heretics: Recent scholarship on heresiology and some ideas for moving forward

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17:00   Gregory of Nyssa: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives

Corpus Christi College Seminar Room

Neil McLynn (University of Oxford)

The two Gregories: Nyssen and Nazianzen

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THURSDAY 26 May

11:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
New Seminar Room, St John’s College
Stefanie Lenk (Oxford, ‘Empires of Faith’)

Pre-Christian imagery in baptisteries in Late Antique Iberia and North Africa – A paradox?

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17:00   After Rome: Aspects of the History and Archaeology of the Fifth to Seventh Centuries
Ertegun House
Christian Boudignon (University of Aix-Marseille)

Who wrote the first part of Nicephorus’ Short History?

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FRIDAY 27 May

10:00-11:30   Byzantine Text Seminar
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College, Oxford)
Ioannes Tzetzes (Epistulae)

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12:00   Byzantine Literature Lecture
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College, Oxford)
Ioannes Tzetzes

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 17:00   The Cult of Saints in the First Millennium

Radcliffe Humanities Building, Collin Matthew Room (Ground floor)

Simon Loseby (University of Sheffield)

Thinking about saints with Gregory of Tours

 

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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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