OXFORD LISTINGS: HT 2019 / Week 2

OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 2

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

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15.00   Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Institute of Archaeology Lecture Room

Helena Hamerow

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

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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

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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

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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

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14:00   Byzantine Epigraphy

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Dr Ida Toth

Byzantine Epigrams with Andreas Rhoby

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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

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13.00-14.00     Early Medieval Britain Network

Balliol College

Janina Ramirez

Translating the Medieval World for Young Readers

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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17.00   Late Roman Seminar

Corpus Christi College

Bryan Ward-Perkins (Oxford University)

Diversity in the late antique cult of saints

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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

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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

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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

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12.00-13.00     Byzantine Literature

Ioannou Center, 66 St Giles

Professor Lauxtermann

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