Hilary Term 2019

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MONDAY 21st January

14.15   Seminar in Palaeography and Manuscript Studies

Weston Library, 1st Floor, Horton Room

Daniel Sawyer

Against dullness: some ways to learn from (and enjoy) ‘average’ manuscripts


15.00   Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Institute of Archaeology Lecture Room

Helena Hamerow

Feeding Anglo-Saxon England: The bioarchaeology of an agricultural revolution


16.15   Gender in Classical Archaeology Seminar Series

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Dr Glenys Davies (University of Edinburgh)
Gender and body language in Roman art revisited


17.00   Medieval History Seminar

All Souls College, Warton Room

Dr Amy Singer (Tel Aviv / All Souls)

An Ottoman Capital Idea: Edirne 1402-1453

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TUESDAY 22nd January

12.00   Climate and Chronology Group

School of Archaeology, 1 South Parks Road, Lecture Theatre

Prof. Christopher Bronk Ramsey, University of Oxford
Progress towards an integrated approach for chronological projects


14:00   Later Medieval Seminar – Commemoration

St John’s College, 21 St Giles seminar room

Emily Guerry (Kent)

Picturing the Passion in the Capetian present


14:00   Byzantine Epigraphy

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Dr Ida Toth

Byzantine Epigrams with Andreas Rhoby


17:00   Medieval Church and Culture

Harris Manchester College, Charles Wellbeloved Room

Ben Williams (Oriental Institute)

In the Clothes of Men:  Women’s Mobility and the Book of Ruth

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WEDNESDAY 23rd January

12.00-13.00     Money in the Medieval West and Byzantium

Ashmolean Museum, Floor 2, Coin Study Centre, off Gallery 36 Japan after 1860

Dr Julian Baker

The Byzantine “Dark Ages”, ca. 600-800


13.00-14.00     Early Medieval Britain Network

Balliol College

Janina Ramirez

Translating the Medieval World for Young Readers


17.00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Andreas Rhoby (Vienna)

Byzance après Byzance? Metrical inscriptions c. 1450-1650


17.00   The Slade Lectures 2019: Islam and Image: Beyond Aniconism and Iconoclasm

Maths Institute, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

Mimesis and Magic: The Lives of Images Revisited


17.00   Oxford Archaeological Fieldwork Seminar

Institute of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Lecture Room

Dr. Emily Forster (FeedSax Project)

Investigating Early Medieval Land Use: Pollen Coring at Sydlings Copse, Oxfordshire

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THURSDAY 24th January

11.00-12.30     Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar

Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’, First Floor Seminar Room

Andreas Rhoby (Vienna)

“The light of Christ shines for all” – the meaning of crosses with tetragrams for Byzantine society


12.00   RLAHA Martin Aitken Seminar

School of Archaeology, 1 South Parks Road, Lecture Theatre

No Seminar. All day presentations for the Associate Professorship in Archaeological Science – All welcome to attend


14.00   Celebrities, Saints & Scholars: Fannish Devotions, Medieval and Modern

45 St Giles (St John’s Research Centre, Lecture room)

Dr Alicia Spencer-Hall (QMUL)

Celebrities, Saints & Scholars: Fannish Devotions, Medieval and Modern


17.00   Late Roman Seminar

Corpus Christi College

Bryan Ward-Perkins (Oxford University)

Diversity in the late antique cult of saints


17.00   Khalili Research Centre Seminars

Wolfson College

Alya Karame (Khalili Research Centre)

Change, Continuity and Rupture: Qur’an Manuscript Production in the Central and Eastern Islamic Lands of the 11th Century


17.00   Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance music

All Souls, Wharton Room

John Milsom (Liverpool Hope University)

Polyphony, in four parts: composing, performing, listening, reflecting

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FRIDAY 25th January

10.00-11.30     Byzantine Text Seminar

Ioannou Center, 66 St Giles

Professor Lauxtermann


11.00-12.45     KRC Manuscript Viewing Sessions

Weston Library, Horton Seminar Room

Qurʾan manuscripts (UG)

Registration is required. Please contact teresa.fitzherbert@orinst.ox.ac.uk


12.00-13.00     Byzantine Literature

Ioannou Center, 66 St Giles

Professor Lauxtermann

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