The Oxford Listings – Week 7

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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




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 for more details.





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




17:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

John Haldon (Princeton University)

Euchaïta and St Theodore: some recent field research



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

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




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

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)

Alan Thacker (London):

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



Mirela Ivanova

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society










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