The Oxford Listings – Week 2

OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 2

Trinity Term 2018
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MONDAY 30th April

17:00 Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls

Matthew Kinloch (Austrian Academy of Sciences)
Rethinking Thirteenth-Century Byzantine Historiography: A Postmodern, Narrativist, and Narratological Approach

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17:00 The Iranian World from the Sassanians to Islam
Wolfson College

Peter Webb (University of Leiden)
‘Let us go down, and there confound their language’: speech and identity in the late antique Middle East

TUESDAY 1st May

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

Fuchsia Hart
The Very Special Dead in Twelver Shi’i Islam

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

Professor Sir Fergus Millar (Brasenose)
Representing Jews and Judaism in Syriac literature: (2) The Temple and Jerusalem

WEDNESDAY 2nd May

11:15 New Perspectives in Mediterranean History
Old Common Room, Balliol

Sundar Henny (Bern)
Other Christians: Latin ethnography and comparatism at the Holy Sepulchre (1400 – 1600)

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17:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre

Leonora Neville, Anna Komnene (huge if true)
Gender and authorship in 12th-century Byzantium

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17:00 Late Antique Alexandria: Philosophical and Historical Perspectives
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi

Judith McKenzie (University of Oxford):
What did Alexandria look like in the fifth century AD?

THURSDAY 3rd May

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

Katarzyna Lubos (Bonn)
Fabric for Plaster: Making and using late antique textiles (resist dyed)

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17:00 Khalili Centre Research Seminar
Lecture Room Khalili Research Centre

John-Paul Ghobrial, Lucy Parker, Feras Krimsti (Balliol College)
People, places, texts: eastern Christian manuscript culture in the Ottoman world and beyond, c. 1500-1700

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17:00 After Rome Seminar
Danson Room, Trinity College

Julien Cooper (Oxford University)
Nomad Christians: The emergence and decline of Christianity among the Beja- Blemmyes in Late Antiquity

FRIDAY 4th May

10:00 Byzantine Text Seminar – Constantine VII and Theodore Metochites
Ioannou Centre

Michael Featherstone 

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