The Oxford Listings – Week 3

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Michaelmas Term 2017
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MONDAY 24 October

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

Irene Bavuso (Regent’s Park)

Landed property and foreign goods: investigating contacts across the Channel, c.

6th-7th centuries


TUESDAY 25th October


17:00 Economic and Social History Seminar

Wharton Room, All Souls College

Marek Jankowiak (Wolfosn College)

Dirhams for slaves. Slave trade between northern Europe and the Islamic world in the 9th and 10th centuries AD
WEDNESDAY 26 October


17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Maria Vassilaki (Crete):

Working-drawings of Icon Painters


THURSDAY 27 October

15:00 Introduction to Medieval New Rome: Themes, Methods and Materials

Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi

Nicholas Matheou (Pembroke College, Oxford)

Empire and the State


17:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

Gillian Clark (University of Bristol):

The Late Roman res publica and the City of God



17:00 The Hensley Henson Lectures: Bede and the writing of History

Examination Schools,

Prof. Sarah Foot:



FRIDAY 28 October

9:30 Byzantine Text Seminar

Ioannou Centre,

Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College)

Reading: John Mauropous’ Life of Dorotheos the Younger, a local 11th-C. saint from Chiliokomos in the Pontos region


Please email Marc at if you would like a PDF of the text.




11:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
First Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre

Maria-Nectaria Antoniou:

Church Donor Portraits: Motives for and modes of prayer in Byzantium. A study of their chronological evolution


12:00 Byzantine Literature Lectures

Ioannou Centre,

Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College)

The Lesser Known Texts of the Eleventh Century




17:00   The Cult of Saints in the First Millennium

Radcliffe Humanities Building, Collin Matthew Room (Ground floor)

James Palmer (Saint Andrew’s)

Beyond Cults and Hagiographies: Collecting Saints’ Stories in the Early Medieval West




17:00 Interdisciplinary Medieval Seminar

Main Hall, Taylorian Hall

Professor Stephen Mossman (University of Manchester)

Devotional Culture in Late Medieval Strasbourg





Mirela Ivanova

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society







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