The Oxford Listings

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 8

 

Michaelmas Term 2016
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MONDAY 28 November

15:00 Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology

Adam McBride:

Kingdom Formation and the Distribution of Material Wealth in Early Wessex: a quantitative approach to large-scale power dynamics

 

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

Daniel Lord Smail (Harvard University)

Recycling and the nature of the object in late medieval Europe: household

inventories from Marseille

 

 

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TUESDAY 29 November

 

17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College

Michael Clanchy (IHR)

What Was Abelard Aiming To Do In The Book He Called Ethics or Know Thyself?

 

 

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WEDNESDAY 30 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   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Niels Gaul (Edinburgh):

All the Emperor’s Men (and His Nephews): Paideia and Networking Strategies at the Court of Andronikos II Palaiologos, 1290–1320

 

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20:00 OUBS Christmas Dinner

Mamma Mia Pizzaria, Walton St.

There are still spaces – to come email: byzantine.society@gmail.com

 

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THURSDAY 1 December

17:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

Peter Heather (King’s College, London):

Decline, Fall, and the Cultural Turn

 

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FRIDAY 2 December
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
No seminar
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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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Mirela Ivanova

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society

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

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