The Oxford Listings- Week 4

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Michaelmas Term 2017
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MONDAY 31 October

15:00 Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Toby Martin:

The Origins of Early Medieval Europe: A Gendered Perspective




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

Anna Boeles Rowland (Merton)

Un-gifts in late medieval London


TUESDAY 1 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

Dr Benjamin Williams (KCL):

Genesis Rabba on the cursing of the ground




17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College

Gustav Zamore (Merton)

Inside the Mind of a Heretic: moral psychology and heresy in the thirteenth century


WEDNESDAY 2 November


14:00 Byzantine-Chinese Reading Group

Ioannou Centre,

Yegor Grebnev (Merton) and Marek Jankowiak (Wolfson)


Reading the section on Fulin 拂菻國, that is probably (East) Rome, from the chapter 198 of Jiu Tangshu (Old Tang Annals 舊唐書). Contact for more details.




17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Ufuk Kocabaş and Işıl Kocabaş (Istanbul):

The Byzantine harbour and shipwrecks at Yenikapı, Istanbul: Recent research

THURSDAY 3 November

17:00 Late Roman Seminar
Note: in the Rainolds Room, this week only, Corpus Christi

Mattias Gassman (Queen’s College, Cambridge):

A Pagan Rome under Christian Emperors: Rethinking Symmachus on the Altar of Victory




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

Examination Schools,

Prof. Sarah Foot:


FRIDAY 4 November


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





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

Simon Ford

Evidence for the Conversion of Synagogues in Late Antiquity

12:00 Byzantine Literature Lectures

Ioannou Centre,

Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College)

The Lesser Known Texts of the Eleventh Century





Mirela Ivanova

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society







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