The Oxford Listings: HT2019 / Week 6

OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 6

Hilary Term 2019

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MONDAY 18th February

14.15   Seminar in Palaeography and Manuscript Studies

Weston Library, Horton Room

Lia Costiner

Artist-scribes in fourteenth-century Italy: an illustrated vernacular Life of the Virgin Mary and of Christ

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15.00   Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Institute of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Lecture Room

Jane Kershaw

Where did Alfred get his silver from?

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16.00   Gender in Classical Archaeology Seminar Series

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Grace Stafford (Oxford)
Muscular Women and Beautiful Men: Gender and Identity at Piazza Armerina

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17.00   Medieval History Seminar

All Souls College, Warton Room

Scott Ashley (University of Newcastle)

Between the Ice: Stories of Climate Change in the Middle Ages

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17.00   Centre for the Reception History of the Bible

Trinity College, Danson Room

Rowena Loverance (formerly of the British Museum)

The day the sun stood still: representations of Joshua in Byzantine and Crusader art

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TUESDAY 19th Februay

14:00   Later Medieval Seminar – Commemoration

St John’s College, 21 St Giles seminar room

No seminar

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14:00   Byzantine Epigraphy

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Dr Ida Toth

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17:00   Medieval Church and Culture

Harris Manchester College, Charles Wellbeloved Room

Paul Brand (All Souls)

The Statute of Jewry of 1275: some problems

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WEDNESDAY 20th February

 

12.00-13.00     Money in the Medieval West and Byzantium

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

Postponed for one week.

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13.00   Roman Discussion Forum

Institute of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Lecture Room

Dominik Maschek (Oxford)

Institutions and Transaction Costs. Towards a New History of Roman Architecture

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14.00   Medieval Chronology Class (2nd)

Theology and Religion Faculty, Gibson Building, ROQ

To attend contact anna.sapirabulafia@theology.ox.ac.uk.

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17.00   Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Vivien Prigent (Oxford)

New light on the seventh century: the corpus of seals from Carthage

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

Maths Institute, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

Figuring for Piety: Strategies of Negotiation

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17.30   The Principal’s Research Seminar

St Hilda’s College

Prof. Mary Carruthers

Dis-location, Dis-quiet, and Perplexity: Some Observations about Invention Practices in Medieval Meditation

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THURSDAY 21st February

11.00-12.30     Byzantine Art and Archaeology Seminar

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

Sean Leatherbury

Walking on the Bible: Old and New Testament floor mosaics in Late Antique churches and synagogues

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16.30   Aquinas Seminar Series: “The Good of Human Interdependence”

Blackfriars Hall, Aula

Rev Dr Nicholas Austin, SJ

Divine and Human Gift: Magnanimity in Thomas Aquinas and Ignatius Loyola

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17.00   Late Roman Seminar

Corpus Christi College

John Weisweiler (Cambridge University)

Parts of the emperor’s body: Reproducing the imperial governing class in the early Roman empire and the later Roman state

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17.00   Khalili Research Centre Seminars

Wolfson College

Nourane Ben Azzouna (University of Strasbourg)

The eye of the calligrapher: the literature on writing and calligraphy in Arabic script as a source on the perception of calligraphy in Medieval Islam

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18.15   Oxford Medieval Society Seminar

St John’s College New Seminar Room

Prof. Ben Morgan (Worcester College) & Dr Claire Foster-Gilbert (Westminster Abbey Institute)

In Our Times: Critical Readings of Medieval Mystics

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FRIDAY 22nd February

9.00-19.00       OUBS 21st International Graduate Conference

History Faculty

Various Speakers

Contested Heritage: adaptation, restoration and innovation in the Late Antique and Byzantine world

Click here for the full programme

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9.30-11.00       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

Manuscript production in Iran and Central Asia c.1500–1750: Safavid and Uzbeg (ZY-G and TF)

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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16.00   Ancient Architecture Discussion Group

Lincoln College, Garden Building Lower Lecture Room

Konogan Beaufay (Oxford)

Building and heating the Roman public baths of Central Italy

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SATURDAY 23rd February

9.00-19.30       OUBS 21st International Graduate Conference

History Faculty

Various Speakers

Contested Heritage: adaptation, restoration and innovation in the Late Antique and Byzantine world

Click here for the full programme

20.00   OUBS Conference Dinner

 

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