The Oxford Listings – Week 3

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 3

 

Trinity Term 2017
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MONDAY 8 May

 

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

Robin Whelan (Balliol College)

‘Ethnicity, Christianity, and groups: Rethinking homoian Christianity in Ostrogothic Italy and Visigothic Spain.’
TUESDAY​ 9 May

 

14:00 The Greek City under Rome

Ioannou Centre

Christian Kuhn (Lady Margaret Hall)

City Councils and the Prosperity of the Post-classical Polis

 

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14:00 The Archaeology and Material Culture of the Medieval Islamic West

Khalili Research Centre Lecture Room,

Dr Tom Nickson (London, Courtauld Institute)

Light and Lighting in al-Andalus

 

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

Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Street

Professor Fergus Miller (Brasenose)

Jews, Greeks and the Bible in Greek translation: So What? (2) The silence of Greek (and Latin)-speaking Judaism, 130-630CE

 

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17:00 Patristic Seminar

Christ Church

Eric Hoff

Augustine on the Bodies of Adam and Eve

 

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17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College

Julia Josfeld (Hertford)

Sir Launfal on the Internet: A Case for Digital Editions

Mary Maschio (Queen’s)

Luxury, Cultural Capital, and the (Re)Birth of Romance between Western Europe and the Byzantine Empire

 

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WEDNESDAY 10 May

 

17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies

Ekaterina Nechaeva (Zurich)

Seven Hellenes and one Christian in the Endless Peace treaty of 532: a reappraisal of the protecting clause about the philosophers

 

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17:00 Julian: historical and philosophical Perspectives

Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

George Woodhuysen (Oxford)

Title to be confirmed

 

 

THURSDAY ​11 May

11:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar

First Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre

Moujan Matin

From Ignorance to Evidence? The First Invention of Opaque Glazing of Ceramics in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Levant- A Technological Approach

 

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17:00 After Rome: Aspects of the history and Archaeology of the Fifth to Seventh Century

Sutro Room, Trinity College

Sophie Kovarik (University of Vienna)

People and Power in Late Antique Fayyum: the formation of a local elite 5-7th centuries

 

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​FRIDAY ​12 May

 

12:00 Byzantine Literature Lectures

Ioannou Centre,

Marc Lauxtermann (Exeter College)

Beast Literature in Byzantium

 

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17:00 The Cult of Saints in the First Millenium

Sutro Room, Trinity College

Gesa Shenke (Worcester College)

Invoking Martyrs Through Justice, Expecting Healing From Saints: a glimpse into the early reality of cult through the Greek and Coptic documentary evidence

 

 

 

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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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