The Oxford Listings

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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





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




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?



WEDNESDAY 30 November



14:00 Byzantine-Chinese Reading Group

Ioannou Centre

Yegor Grebnev (Merton) and Marek Jankowiak (Wolfson)


Contact for more details.



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



20:00 OUBS Christmas Dinner

Mamma Mia Pizzaria, Walton St.

There are still spaces – to come email:



THURSDAY 1 December

17:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

Peter Heather (King’s College, London):

Decline, Fall, and the Cultural Turn


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




11:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar
No seminar


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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