The Oxford Listings – Week 6

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Hilary Term 2017
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MONDAY 20 February


15:00 Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology

Nora Farber

Something Fishy: Medieval Dietary Trends at Stoke Quay, Ipswich




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

Cecilia Gaposchkin (Darthmouth College)

Nivelon of Soissons, the relics of 1204, and the Cathedral of Soissons: Liturgy and Devotion in the Aftermath of the Fourth Crusade

TUESDAY 21 February


14:30 Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period

Oxford Centtre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Institute, Walton Street

Professor Tal Ilan (Freie Universität Berlin):

A feminist commentary on Tractate Hullin in the Babylonian Talmud




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

Room 2, Christ Church

Eric Hoff (Oxford):

Augustine, Sermo 347 on Is. 11:2–3, the Ascent to Wisdom




17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College

Jim Harris (Ashmolean)

Danatello’s Fingers: the Sense of Touch


WEDNESDAY 22 February


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

Ashmolean Museum, Coin Study Centre, 2nd Floor

Julian Baker (Ashmolean Museum)

The Commercial Revolution and the long thirteenth century




17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies

Theofili Kampianaki (Oxford):

The twelfth-century chronicle of John Zonaras and its audience



17:00 Late Medieval Europe Seminar: Paper and Parchment

New Seminar Room, St John’s College

Stephen Milner (University of Manchester)

Book Cultures: Forensic Science and Textual Hermeneutics





THURSDAY 23 February

11:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar

First Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre

Ricardo Gonzalez (Nice, CNRS):

The Late Roman coastal surveillance fort of can Blai (Formentera, Baleares).

Imperial defence at the beginning of the 4th century AD




14:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

Claudia Rapp (Vienna):

Monasticism and Multilingualism




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

Lecture Room, Blackfriars

Prof. Thomas Pink (King’s College, London)

What Kinds of Power Produce Human Actions?



FRIDAY 24 February


9:30-18:00 Oxford University Byzantine Society Graduate Conference


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)

Start reading from p. 45, line 9.  




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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