Oxford Listings – Week 4

OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 4

 

Michaelmas Term 2017
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MONDAY 30th October

 

15:00 Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology

Grenville Astill

 

Permeable precincts and changing landscapes: reviewing late medieval monasteries

 

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17:00   Medieval History Seminar

Wharton Room, All Souls

David Carpenter (KCL)

New Light on the Treaty of Paris 1259: King Louis IX and the political revolution in England

TUESDAY​ 31st October

 

16:00 Special Slade Lecture

Prof. Salvatore Settis (Chair of the Louvre Museum’s Scientific Council)

 

The Materiality of the Divine: Aniconism, Iconoclasm, Iconography

 

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17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar (Medieval Islam)

Charles Wellbeloved Room, Harris Manchester

Farouk Yahya (Oxford)

 

The Magic Square
WEDNESDAY 1st November

 

17:00   The Cult of the Saints in Late Antiquity Project

Ioannou Centre

 

Launch of the new online database.

Followed by a drinks reception.

 

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17:00 Empires of Faith Seminar

Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

Nadia Ali (London)

 

Qusayr ‘Amra and the continuity of post-classical art in early Islam: Towards an iconology of forms

 

 

THURSDAY 2nd November

 

11:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar

Ioannou Centre

Irina Demetradze

 

Defining Urban Space: Archaeology and Topography of Mtskheta

 

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14:00 Islamic Art and Archaeology Today: Theories in Practice

Lecture Room Khalili Research Centre

Lamia Hadda (University of Naples “L’Orientale”)

 

L’architecture palatiale ziride et hammadide et son influence sur l’architecture normande en Sicile

 

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17:00 Late Roman Seminar

Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

Robin Whelan (Oxford/Liverpool)

 

Mirrors for bureaucrats: expectations of Christian officials in the Theodosian Empire

 

FRIDAY 3rd November

 

10:00 Byzantine Text Seminar

Ioannou Centre

Marc Lauxtermann

 

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12:00 Byzantine Literature Lecture

Ioannou Centre

Marc Lauxtermann

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