Oxford Listings – Week 4

OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 4

Trinity Term 2018
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MONDAY 14th May

17:00 Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls

Anne Lawrence (University of Reading)
From Aristotle to the Almanac: The Medieval Transformation of Meteorology

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

Rachel Wood (University of Oxford):
Interpreting Sasanian sacred iconography after the Islamic conquest

TUESDAY 15th May

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

Adam-Luca Walaszczynski (SEH), Benjamin Weinstock (St Hilda’s)
Did Otfrid know Hilduin? Pseudo-Denys in Eastern Frankish monasteries & Dialogue and the Boundaries of Performance

WEDNESDAY 16th May

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

Vassa Kontouma (École Pratique des Hautes Études)
The archimandrite and the astronomer: the visit of Chrysanthos Notaras to Giovanni Domenico Cassini (1700), a new approach

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17:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre

Report on the LABS Trip

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

Anna Marmodoro (University of Oxford):
Late Antique Alexandria: Philosophical and Historical Perspective

THURSDAY 17th May

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

Elisabetta Neri (CNRS-Orléans):
Wall mosaics in archaeological context in Asia Minor: technical and iconographical potential

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

Jürgen Paul (Halle-Wittenberg)
How to do things with things: objects and space in Seljuq court ceremonies

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17:00 After Rome Seminar
Danson Room, Trinity College

Christian Sahner (Oxford University)
The Zoroastrian priest in the Caliph’s majlis: A middle Persian dispute text in its Islamic context

FRIDAY 18th May

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

Michael Featherstone

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