Oxford Listings – Week 1

OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 1

Hilary Term 2018
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MONDAY 15th January

15:00 Greek Palaeography
Ioannou Centre

Nigel Wilson

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17:00 Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls

Elizabeth Lambourn (De Montfort)

Eating together, eating apart in medieval and early modern India: “Hindu-Muslim” commensal encounters and the problem of “table”wares

TUESDAY 16th January

9:00 Mosaics and Society in Late Antiquity
Ioannou Centre

Ine Jacobs
Myths in the Late Antique House

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14:00 Byzantine Epigraphy
Ioannou Centre

Ida Toth

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17:00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar
Charles Wellbeloved Room, Harris Manchester

Julia Smith (Oxford)
How things matter: making relics meaningful

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17:00 Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Clarendon Institute, Walton Street

Fergus Millar (Oxford)
Representing Jews and Judaism in Syriac literature: (1) Jewish life and the synagogue


WEDNESDAY 17th January

17:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre

Yuhan Vevaina (Oxford)
The Killing of Mani, Crippled by the ‘Lie’: Zoroastrian Hermeneutics as Sasanian Historiography

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17:00 Isaiah Berlin Lectures: ‘Political Theology: A Risky Subject in History’
Lecture Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building

Gyorgy Gereby (CEU)
Alexander’s Legacy. The Hellenistic Justification of Monarchy

THURSDAY 18th January

11:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar
Ioannou Centre

Vera Tchentsova (Oxford)
Greek painters in Kyiv at the time of the orthodox renewal

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14:00 Khalili Centre Research Seminar
Lecture Room Khalili Research Centre

Louise Blanke (Oxford)
Jarash in the Islamic Periods: New Perspectives from Archaeology

Nadia Ali (Oxford)
Ancient Fictions and Early Islamic Images

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14:00 Late Roman Seminar
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College


Ella Kirsch (Brown)
Theodosius in Rome: Ausonius, Pacatus, and the Creation of the ‘Gratian Narrative’

FRIDAY 19th January

10:00 Byzantine Text Seminar – Constantine VII
Ioannou Centre

Michael Featherstone

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17:00 The Cult of Saints in the First Millenium – OCLA Special Lecture
Sutro Room, Trinity College

Susanna Elm (Berkeley)
Eutropius the Consul – Power, Ugliness, and Late Roman Imperial Representation

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