Oxford Byzantine Graduate Seminar, Michaelmas Term 2023

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Oxford Byzantine Graduate Seminar, Oxford University via Zoom, Mondays, 12:30–2:00 pm (UK)

The Oxford Byzantine Graduate Seminar is designed to showcase the breadth of graduate research in modern Late Antique and Byzantine Studies and to foster academic collaboration across institutions and sub-disciplines. 

The Seminar will take place weekly on Mondays at 12.30-14.00 (UK) via Zoom. The speaker will present for 40-45 minutes, followed by audience questions and discussion.

Please direct any queries to the organiser James Cogbill.

October 24: Joaquin Serrano (University of Edinburgh)
The reliquary-cross of Saint Constantine and the military use of holy relics 

October 31: Nuna Terri (Université libre de Bruxelles)
Saint Thekla’s popularity in Rough Cilicia

November 7: Niels De Ridder (KU Leuven / Universität zu Köln)
Representations of Jews in Middle-Byzantine hagiographical apocalypses

November 14: Elvira Miceli (University of Oxford)
The Byzantine Heritage of the Liber ad honorem Augusti

November 21: Bahattin Bayram (İstanbul Medeniyet University)
Barbarians of Eusebius

November 28: İrem Kısacık (İstanbul Medeniyet University)
Emotions in Late Antiquity

December 5: Carlo Berardi (University of Michigan)
Translating Chivalry: The Aesthetics of Warfare in the Age of the Komnenoi

December 12: Nila Namesechi (University of Birmingham)
The Duchy of Naples under Byzantine rule

Please note that there is no need to register if you have previously subscribed to the seminar mailing list.