The Oxford Listings – Week 3

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 3

 

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

 

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17:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

Gillian Clark (University of Bristol):

The Late Roman res publica and the City of God

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

Examination Schools,

Prof. Sarah Foot:

Apostles

 

 
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 marc.lauxtermann@exeter.ox.ac.uk if you would like a PDF of the text.

 

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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

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12:00 Byzantine Literature Lectures

Ioannou Centre,

Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College)

The Lesser Known Texts of the Eleventh Century

 

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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

 

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17:00 Interdisciplinary Medieval Seminar

Main Hall, Taylorian Hall

Professor Stephen Mossman (University of Manchester)

Devotional Culture in Late Medieval Strasbourg

 

 

 

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Mirela Ivanova

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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