Oxford Listings – Week 3

OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 3

Trinity Term 2018
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MONDAY 7th May

17:00 Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls

Naomi Standen (University of Birmingham)
Rescuing Global History from the Nation

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

Harry Munt (University of York):
Pre- and early Islamic history in Iranian local histories

TUESDAY 8th May

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

Josefina Troncoso (St John’s), Natascha Domeisen (Wolfson)
Humiliation and Honour in the Nibelungen Tradition & ‘Die Mörin’ and ‘Die Heidin’: the representation of female pagans in fifteenth-century German Orient-literature for noble women

WEDNESDAY 9th May

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

Lucia Nixon (Wolfson and Faculty of Classics)
Making Crete Ottoman in the seventeenth century:  Sacred landscapes, empires, and chronologies of desire

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17:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar – OCBR Special Lecture
Ioannou Centre

Paul Magdalino
The Author of the Patria

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

Richard Sorabji (University of Oxford):
How Ammonius (445?–517/26) paved the way for the expansion of Greek philosophy to other cultures

THURSDAY 10th May

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

Kyriakos Savvopoulos (Oxford):
Late Antiquity in the cape of Akra Lochias: New findings

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

Ilse Sturkenboom (St Andrews)
Chinese painted paper and its impact on the illumination of Persian manuscripts

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17:00 After Rome Seminar
Danson Room, Trinity College

Johannes Zachhuber (Oxford University):
The human individuality of Jesus Christ in some Greek church fathers

FRIDAY 11th May

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

Michael Featherstone

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

Nikolaos Karydis (Kent)
Reconstructing Justinian’s Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople 

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