The Oxford Listings – Week 2

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Hilary Term 2017
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MONDAY 23 January
15:00 Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology

Martin Biddle & Cat Jarman

Resolving Repton? Bioarchaeological approaches to untangling Viking age identities




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

Sam Cohn (Glasgow)

Abandonment and Unity: the Long Shadow of the Black Death


TUESDAY 24 January


16:00 Patristic and Late Antique Seminar: Patristic Exegesis of Prophesy and Prophetic Literature

Room 2, Christ Church

Claire Hall (Oxford)

Origen’s Commentary on John





17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College

Henrike Laehnemann (SEH)

Perfumed Breasts. Smells in Williram of Ebersberg’s Song of Songs commentary


WEDNESDAY 25 January

12:00 Money in the Medieval West and Byzantium Lecture Series

Ashmolean Museum, Coin Study Centre, 2nd Floor

Julian Baker (Ashmolean Museum)

The Byzantine “Dark Ages”, ca. 600-800




17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar/ OCBR Special Lecture

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies
Phil Booth (Oxford)

Egypt in the Sasanian Empire (619-629): Stability, Continuity, and Tolerance?




17:00 Late Medieval Europe Seminar: Paper and Parchment

New Seminar Room, St John’s College

Oren Margolis (Somerville College)

Divine Impressions: Aldus Manutius and Catherine of Siena





THURSDAY 26 January

11:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar

First Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre

Pawel Nowakowski (Oxford)

Reliquaries of Sugane in the Limestone Massif. New Evidence from the Tchalenko Archive




14:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

Neil McLynn (Corpus Christi) and Conrad Leyser (Worcester)

 No seminar




16:30 The Aquinas Seminar: Agency in Human Beings and Other Animals

Lecture Room, Blackfriars

Rev. Dr. Richard Condard (Director, Aquinas institute)

 Where is the Person that Makes the Decision?



FRIDAY 27 January
9:30 Byzantine Text Seminar

Ioannou Centre,

Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College)

Reading: the travel account of Andreas Libadenos (s. XIV), ed.O. Lampsidis, Ανδρέου Λιβαδηνού βίος και έργα (Athens, 1975), 39-87 (available in the online TLG)




12:00 Byzantine Literature Lectures

Ioannou Centre,

Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College)

Literature in the 9-10th Centuries







Mirela Ivanova

DPhil Candidate, History
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society












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