The Oxford Listings – Week 6

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Hilary Term 2020
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MONDAY 24th February

17.00   Medieval History Seminar

All Souls College, Wharton Room


Jonathan Sumption (All Souls)

Joan of Arc and the Miraculous

TUESDAY 25th February

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

Clarendon Institute, Walton Street


Ursula Westwood (Wolfson)

Josephus on Moses’ constitution in light of Plutarch’s Lycurgus



15.00 Introduction to Islamic Art & Architecture Seminar

The Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room

Umberto Bongianino

The Arts under the Almoravids and Almohads




17.00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Harris Manchester College, Charles Wellbeloved Room

Nicholas Ball (Cambridge)

The Platonic world soul as vita generalis in the ninth-century reception of Augustine’s De musica



17.00   The Oxford Society for the Caucasus and Central Asia Seminar

New College, Lecture Room 4

Yusen Yu (Corpus Christi, Oxford)

New Light on the Gift Exchange between China and Central Asia in the Fifteenth Century


WEDNESDAY 26th February

13.00 The Roman Discussion Forum

Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Room

Andrew Wilson (Oxford)

Aquaria and the Landscape of the Albertini Tablets


14.30 – 16.00 Arabic Epigraphy and Palaeography Reading Group

Oriental Institute, Lecture Room 2

Helen Flatley and Jessica Rahardjo (Oxford)


17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Alexander Mallett (Waseda, Tokyo)

Christians, Turks, and the Origins of the First Crusade


17.00 Oxford Archaeological Fieldwork Seminar

Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Room

Davit Naskidashvili (Tbilisi) and Dr Emanuele Intagliata (Aarhus)

Integrating Excavation Methodologies at Late Antique Sites on the Black Sea

Coast of Georgia


THURSDAY 27th February

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

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

Bryan Ward-Perkins

The Saints in the Mosaics of Ravenna


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

The Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room

Alain George

Beauty and the Qu’ran


16.00 Late Roman Seminar

Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

Annamaria Pazienza (Venice)

Migrant Husbands in Lombard Italy


17.15 Khalili Centre Research Seminar

The Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room

Gizem Tongo (Khalili Research Centre)

War, Art, and the End of the Ottoman Empire


FRIDAY 28th February

9.00-19.00    OUBS 22nd International Graduate Conference

History Faculty

Various Speakers

The State Between: Liminality, Transition and Transformation in the Late Antique and Byzantine World

Click here for the full programme.

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