The Oxford Listings – Week 7

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY

OXFORD LISTINGS: Week 7

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

 

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15.00 Introduction to Islamic Art & Architecture Seminar

The Khalili Research Centre, Lecture Room

Teresa Fitzherbert

Iran under Mongol Rule

 

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17.00 Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

Harris Manchester College, Charles Wellbeloved Room

Karl Kinsella (Lincoln College, Oxford)

Geometrical Education and Twelfth-Century Architecture

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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

WEDNESDAY 4th March

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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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16.00 Late Roman Seminar

Corpus Christi College, Seminar Room

Ian Fielding (Michigan)

Roman Satire and the Fall of Rome: Gibbon and Juvenal

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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

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12.00-13.00 Byzantine Literature

Ioannou Centre

Marc Lauxtermann

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