OCLA: Seminars & Events

Pusey glass
Hercules and the Ceryneian hind, 4th-century
gold-glass from Rome.(Ashmolean Museum)

Listed here are forthcoming academic events within the field of Late Antiquity (individual lectures, seminars, conferences, etc.) being held in Oxford, or being organised outside Oxford by OCLA Researchers. If you are looking for events in a specific area of Late Antiquity (e.g. within ‘Islam and the Islamic World’, or ‘The Post-Roman West’), visit that section of our site, where you will find only the relevant events listed

Booklet with all this term's events

Last updated 24 November 2015

Late Antique and Byzantine Seminar

Wednesdays at 5pm in Michaelmas Term 2015
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66, St Giles'

2 December (Week 8)
Edward Zychowicz-Coghill (Worcester):
Between Conquest and History: Arabic Memory of the Fall of Byzantine Egypt

Conveners: Marc Lauxtermann and Mark Whittow

Late Antique and Byzantine
Archaeology and Art Seminar

Thursdays in Michaelmas Term 2015, 11am–12.30pm
3 December (Week 8) is in North Lecture Room, St John's College
Robert Bewley:
Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa:  mission impossible?

Conveners: Ine Jacobs and Marlia Mango

Late Roman Seminar

Thursdays in Michaelmas Term 2015 at 5pm
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College

3 December (Week 8)
Hartmut Leppin (Goethe- Universität, Frankfurt):
John of Ephesus’ image of the Roman empire

Conveners:  Neil McLynn and Bryan Ward-Perkins

Roman Discussion Forum

Wednesdays at 1 pm in Michaelmas Term 2015
Institute of Archaeology, Beaumont Street, Lecture Room

2 December (Week 8)
Professor Jean-Pierre Brun (Collège de France):
Gold mining in the Eastern desert of Egypt from Ptolemy I to the Ummayad period

Organisers: Andrew Wilson, Jelena Jaric, and Maggie Burr
with the support of the Faculty of Classics, the School of Archaeology, and All Souls College

The Cult of Saints in the First Millennium

Tuesdays of Weeks 4, 6, and 8 of Michaelmas Term 2015
Radcliffe Humanities Building, 5.30–7.00 pm
(please check below for the rooms)

1 December (Week 8) in the Seminar Room (3rd floor)
David Lambert (The Cult of Saints Project):
Lupus of Troyes and his Vita

Convener: Efthymios Rizos

Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Mondays in Michaelmas Term 2015 at 3pm
in the Institute of Archaeology Lecture Room

30 November (Week 8)
Abi Tompkins:
Exploring evidence for a Frontier Zone in the Avon Valley, 5th - 7th centuries

Conveners: L. Abrams and H. Hamerow

Copyright © University of Oxford 2007–12

Webmaster: ocla@history.ox.ac.uk

Web design: Richard Rowley