The Oxford Listings – Week 7

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 7

 

Michaelmas Term 2016
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MONDAY 21 November

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

Rachel Delman (University College)

Elite Women and their Residences in Late Medieval England

 
TUESDAY 22 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 Eitan Klein (Israel Antiquities Authority):

Relations between Judaean and Galilean communities in the late Roman period: the archaeological evidence

 

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17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College

Peregrine Horden (All Souls)

Medical Ethics
WEDNESDAY 23 November

 

14:00 Byzantine-Chinese Reading Group

Ioannou Centre

Yegor Grebnev (Merton) and Marek Jankowiak (Wolfson)

 

Contact marek.jankowiak@history.ox.ac.uk for more details.

 

 

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17:00   SPBS Autumn Lecture

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Jim Crow (Edinburgh):

Not Just Cheese and Potatoes: Recent Research on Naxos and the Byzantine Aegean

 
THURSDAY 24 November

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

Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi

Nicholas Matheou (Pembroke College, Oxford)

Identity & Ethnicity

 

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17:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

John Haldon (Princeton University)

Euchaïta and St Theodore: some recent field research

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17:00 Inaugural Lecture of Faculty of Theology and Religion

Examination Schools,

Anna Sapir Abulafia, Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions, (Lady Margaret Hall)

The Contested Seed of Abraham

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FRIDAY 25 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

 

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

Mohamed Kenawi’s (University of Alexandria)

Late Roman and Early Islamic Discoveries at Metelis (Kom al-Ahmer) near Alexandria, Egypt
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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)

Alan Thacker (London):

The Origin of the Cult of Saints: The Evidence from Salona

 

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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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