The Oxford Listings – Week 6

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 6

 

Trinity Term 2017
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MONDAY 29 May

 

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

Stefan Esders (FU Berlin)

‘King Chindasvind, the ‘Gothic disease’, and a Mediterranean crisis.’
TUESDAY​ 30 May

 

14:00 The Greek City under Rome

Ioannou Centre

Lieve van Hoof (Ghent University)

Choose your city: Libanius between Athens, Constantinople and Antioch

 

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

Khalili Research Centre Lecture Room,

Dr María Teresa Casal García (Madrid, CSIC)

Life beyond the medina of Cordoba: districts (rabad) and cemeteries (maqābir)

15:00  Dr Chloe Duckworth (Newcastle University)

Glassmaking in Umayyad and post-Umayyad al-Andalus

 

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17:00 Patristics Seminar

Christ Church

Nicole Chen

Justin’s Portrayal of Marcion

 

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17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College

Conor McKee (LMH)

Piers Plowman and Scholastic Theology

Lauren Urbont (St Hilda’s)

Vernacular Hagiography

 

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WEDNESDAY 31 May

 

17:00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies

Maria Lidova (Oxford)

Christ, Fire, Gospels: Images of Theophany in the Chapel of Galla Placidia in Ravenna

 

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17:00 Julian: historical and philosophical Perspectives

Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

Peter van Nuffelen (Ghent University)

Speaking out: proper and improper parrhesia in the fourth century

 

 

THURSDAY ​1 June

11:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar

First Floor Seminar Room, Ioannou Centre

Louise Blanke

The World Engaged: monastic economies in late antique Egypt

 

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

Sutro Room, Trinity College

Elizabeth O’Connel (British Museum)

Charity and care for the dead in late Antique western Thebes (c.600-800)

 

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​FRIDAY ​2 June

 

12:00 Byzantine Literature Lectures: Guest Lecture

Ioannou Centre,

Anne McCabe

Two Byzantine Compilations on Animals: the Hippiatrica and the Bestiary of Constantine VII

 

 

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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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