The Oxford Listings – Week 5

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 5

 

Trinity Term 2017
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MONDAY 22 May

 

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

Frances Andrews (St Andrews)

Churchmen and the Popolo in thirteenth century Italy
TUESDAY​ 23 May

 

14:00 The Greek City under Rome

Ioannou Centre

Benjamin Gray (University of Edinburgh)

Debates about the scopes of politics in the Greek city under Rome: Civic Rhetoric and Political Thought

 

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

Khalili Research Centre Lecture Room,

Professor Jonathan Bloom (Boston College)

Writing a New History of Western Islamic Architecture

 

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17:00 Patristic Seminar

Christ Church

John Witty

The Concept of Tradition in Basil of Caesarea

 

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17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College

Jennifer Hohmann (Worcester)

‘may / By matrymoyne pees and unite / Been had’: Female Non-Conformity in Late Medieval Marriage

Audrey Southgate (Merton)

Chaucer, Boethius and Jean de Meung

 

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WEDNESDAY 24 May

 

17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies

Alexandra Vukovich (Cambridge)

Dobrynia Iadreikovich’s 1200 pilgrimage to Constantinople: Byzantine ceremonial culture through the eyes of travellers from Rus

 

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17:00 Julian: historical and philosophical Perspectives

Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

Alan Ross (Southampton)

Kingship in theory and practice: Julian, Themistius and Constantius

 

 

THURSDAY ​25 May

11:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar

First Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre

Vivien Prigent (CNRS)

‘New sigillographic evidence for the history of the Latin Church in the East, 11th-13th centuries’

 

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

Sutro Room, Trinity College

David Wierzejski (University of Frankfurt)

Patriarchs of Antioch in the sixth century as imperial envoys and agents

 

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20:00 Oxford Medieval Society and Oxford University Byzantine Society Joint Event

Goodhart Seminar Room, Univeristy College

 

Outlaws and Exiles

Elizabeth Jeffreys (Emeritus Bywater and Sotherby Professor of Byzantine and Modern Greek)

Megan Cavell (Departmental Lecturer in Old and Early Middle English)

 

If you would be interested in coming to a dinner with the speakers before the event, please email hugh.jeffery@lincoln.ox.ac.uk by Midnight on Monday 22nd May.

 

 

​FRIDAY ​26 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

Aude Busine (Brussels)

Saint Basil and Basilissa at Ancyra

 

 

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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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