Oxford Listings – Week 5

OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 5

Trinity Term 2018
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MONDAY 21st May

13:00 Oxford Epigraphy Workshop
Ioannou Centre

Geoff Smith and Brent Landau (University of Texas at Austin)
The First Apocalypse of James at Oxyrhynchus

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17:00  Medieval History Seminar
Wharton Room, All Souls

Ingrid Rembold (Hertford College),
Widows, orphans and the church: protection and virtue signalling in the Carolingian world

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

Kianoosh Rezania (Ruhr-Universität Bochum):
The Zoroastrian goddess Dēn in Islamic robe: her figure in Zoroastrianism and its transfer to Islam

TUESDAY 22nd May

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

Eduardo Benitez-Inglott y Ballesteros (St Catherine’s), Kai Dowding (Balliol)
A Lollard Preacher and the Eucharist: De oblacione iugis sacrificii & Categorization of Religious ‘Others’ under Innocent III

WEDNESDAY 23rd May

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

Dr Avner Wishnitzer (St Antony’s and Tel Aviv University)
Candlelight politics: Illumination and its shades in eighteenth-century Istanbul

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17:00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar
Ioannou Centre

David Blackman and Carlos Tejedor:
A Muslim contribution to the development of naval arsenals

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

Neil McLynn (University of Oxford):
The subtleties of Synesius: on heretical preachers and reprobate governors

THURSDAY 24th May

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

Hillal Uğurlu (KRC)
Social nuclei to scene of spectacle: changing imperial mosques of Konstantiniyye in the long 19th century

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17:00 After Rome Seminar
Danson Room, Trinity College

Judith Herrin (King’s College London):
The Cosmographer of Ravenna: a seventh-century world view

FRIDAY 25th 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

David Lambert (Oxford)
The Sudden Rise of Trophimus of Arles  

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