The Oxford Listings – Week 7

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Hilary Term 2020

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MONDAY 2nd March

17.00   Medieval History Seminar

All Souls College, Wharton Room


Ingrid Ciulisová (Corpus Christi College/Slovak Academy of Sciences)

The Power of Marvelous Objects: Charles IV of Luxembourg and his gems

TUESDAY 3rd March

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

Clarendon Institute, Walton Street

David Jacobson (King’s College London)

The Significance of the Coins of Agrippa II



15.00 Introduction to Islamic Art & Architecture Seminar

The Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room

Teresa Fitzherbert

Iran under Mongol Rule



17.00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Harris Manchester College, Charles Wellbeloved Room

Karl Kinsella (Lincoln College, Oxford)

Geometrical Education and Twelfth-Century Architecture


17.00 Early Slavonic Seminar

The Ioannou Centre, First Floor Seminar Room

Pierre Gonneau (École Pratique des Hautes Études)

A Case of Cultural Transfer from the Hungarian ‘Gesta Ladislai regis’ to the Russian Tale of the Evil Tsar Batu


13.00 The Roman Discussion Forum

Ashmolean Museum, Headley Lecture Theatre

Joan Oller Guzman (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Emerald Mining in Roman Egypt: Results of the Latest Excavations in

Mons Smaragdus



17.00 Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Seminar

The Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’

Alexander Riehle (Harvard)

Is Textual Criticism Dead? A Report on the Forthcoming Edition of Nikephoros Choumnos’ Letter Collections



17.00 Oxford Archaeological Fieldwork Seminar

Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Room

Letty ten Harkel (Oxford)

Rapid Recording of Endangered Heritage and Archaeology in Lebanon:

Practical Challenges and Recording Methodologies for Field Surveys


THURSDAY 5th March

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

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

Efthymios Rizos

The Saints in the Late Antique Mosaics of Thessaloniki



16.00 Late Roman Seminar

Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

Ian Fielding (Michigan)

Roman Satire and the Fall of Rome: Gibbon and Juvenal


17.15 Khalili Centre Research Seminar

The Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room

Maria Kiprovska (Sofia University)

Altered Empire-Building: An Assessment of the Frontier Dynasties’ Architectural Patronage and Landed Estates in the Early Ottoman Balkans

FRIDAY 6th March

10.00-11.30 Byzantine Text Seminar

Ioannou Centre

Marc Lauxtermann


12.00-13.00 Byzantine Literature

Ioannou Centre

Marc Lauxtermann

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