The Oxford Listings – Week 4

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 4

Hilary Term 2020
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MONDAY 10th February

17.00   Medieval History Seminar

All Souls College, Wharton Room

 

Michael Staunton (University College, Dublin)

Doubting Thomas Becket: Scepticism and Hostility in the Canterbury Miracle Collections

 

TUESDAY 11th February

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

Clarendon Institute, Walton Street

Antonella Bellantuono (Strasbourg)

Divine epithets in Jewish-Hellenistic literature

 

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15.00 Introduction to Islamic Art & Architecture Seminar

The Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room

Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay

Figural Art and Manuscript Illustration in the Near East

 

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17.00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Harris Manchester College, Charles Wellbeloved Room

Julian Gardner (Warwick)

Offshore thinking: thirteenth century English visitors to Rome

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17.00   The Oxford Society for the Caucasus and Central Asia Seminar

New College, Lecture Room 4

Alexander Morrison (New College, Oxford)

Borders and border-making in the Russian conquest of Central Asia – from Persia to the Pamirs

 

WEDNESDAY 12th February

17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Roman Shlyakhtin (Mainz)

Last border of Byzantium? Byzantine-Seljuk border zone in lower Sakarya valley from Komnenoi to Palaiologoi.

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17.00 Oxford Archaeological Fieldwork Seminar

Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Room

Christophe Delaere (Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology)

The Recording of Stratified Underwater Archaeological Contexts: Recent Excavations at Lake Titicaca.

THURSDAY 13th February

11.00-12:30 Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar

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

Roman Shlyakhtin

Stones, drones and renovations: current problems in the research of the Land Walls of Constantinople

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14:00-16:00 Approaches to Islamic Art & Architecture

The Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room

Alain George

Islamic Aesthetics

 

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16.00 Late Roman Seminar

Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

Neil McLynn

Macarius and his Mission: Charity and Coercion in Donatist Africa

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17.15 Khalili Centre Research Seminar

The Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room

Karin Scheper (Leiden University)

In Search of Local Characteristics: Manuscript making in the Islamic world

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FRIDAY 14th February

10.00-11.30 Byzantine Text Seminar

Ioannou Centre

Marc Lauxtermann

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12.00-13.00 Byzantine Literature

Ioannou Centre

Marc Lauxtermann

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