OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 8 / MT 2018

OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 8

Michaelmas Term 2018

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MONDAY 26th November

15.00   Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Room

Andy Seaman

Manifestations of Empire: How New Approaches to Pollen Analysis can help us explore the End of Roman Britain

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17:00   The Crucible of Empire: The Sasanian World and its Religious Minorities

Wolfson College, Linton Road

Iris Colditz (Freie Universität Berlin)

Strategies for Success: Manichaeism under the Early Sasanians

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17.00   Medieval History Seminar

All Souls College, Wharton Room

Magnus Ryan (Cambridge)

Customary Law in Later Medieval Theory and Practice: Brittany, Piedmont, Paris and Politics

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TUESDAY 27th November

12.00   Climate and Chronology Group

1 South Parks Road, Lecture Theatre

Dr David Chivall (RLAHA, University of Oxford)

Using radiocarbon to identify poached ivory being sold in the EU ivory antiques market

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14:15   Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period

Clarendon Institute, Walton Street

Professor Willem Smelik (UCL)

A new Aramaic fragment of the Toldot Yeshu

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15.30   Medieval Book Club

Various Speakers

Depicting the Apocalypse

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WEDNESDAY 28th November

13.00   The Roman Discussion Forum

Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Room

Vyron Antoniadis (National Hellenic Research Foundation)

The Cultural Context of Rural Roman Epirus

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15.00   Arabic Epigraphy and Palaeography Reading Group

The Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John Street, lecture room (basement)

Dr Umberto Bongianino

Ayyubids and Mamluks

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17.00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Professor Dame Averil Cameron

Empire and commonwealth today 

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THURSDAY 29th November

11.00   Byzantine Art and Archaeology – a French perspective

Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’, Basement Room 42

Anna Lampadaridi

Reconstructing the Apostolic Past: The Life of Pancras of Taormina (BHG 1410)

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17.00   Late Roman Seminar

Corpus Christi College, Refugee Scholars’ Room

Geoffrey Greatrex (University of Ottawa)

How to interpret Procopius’ Persian tales

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17.15 Khalili Centre Research Seminar

Wolfson College, Linton Road

Susana Calvo Capilla

The Artistic Undertakings of Caliph al-Hakam II in Cordoba

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FRIDAY 30th November

10.00-11.30     Byzantine Text Seminar

Ioannou Center, 66 St Giles

Professor Lauxtermann

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12.00-13.00     Byzantine Literature

Ioannou Center, 66 St Giles

Professor Lauxtermann

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