OXFORD CENTRE for LATE ANTIQUITY

OCLA: Seminars & Events

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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

PDF Booklet of this term's events
(last updated 16 November 2016)


The metaphysics of the soul–body relation underpinning Gregory of Nyssa’s anthropology and political thought

Saturday 10 December 2016 in the Ryle Room, 1st Floor, Faculty of Philosophy, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road

With the support of the John Fell Fund and the Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity

10.00am–11.15am        
Neil McLynn (University of Oxford):
Title to be confirmed 
Commentator: Sophy Tuck (University of Oxford)

11.15am–12.30pm:
Ilaria Ramelli (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan):
Hylomorphism in Origen as a Background to Gregory’s Anthropology
Commentator: To be confirmed

12.45pm: Lunch (at one’s own cost) at Al Andalus in Little Clarendon Street

2.15pm–3.30pm:
Mark Edwards (University of Oxford):
Gregory of Nyssa and Aristotle
Commentator: Anna Marmodoro (University of Oxford)

3.30pm–4.45pm:
Morwenna Ludlow (University of Exeter):
Spiritual formation and the body-soul relation in Gregory of Nyssa 
Commentator: Vito Limone (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

4.45pm–6.00pm:
Sophie Cartwright (University of Oxford):
Vulnerability as the Secret of Self-determination in Gregory of Nyssa
Commentator: Jonathan Hill (University of Exeter)

Further information:
http://www.power-structuralism.ox.ac.uk/conferences/nyssa_on_soul-body

Organisers: Anna Marmodoro and Sophie Cartwright, University of Oxford


Exhibition
The Hidden Gospels of Abba Garima,
Treasures of the Ethiopian Highlands

Continuing to Sunday 18 December 2016

Extended, weekdays, Monday 16 January 2017 – Wednesday 12 April 2017

Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm
(on weekdays please phone 01865 288391 to check hours, due to teaching)
Saturday and Sunday: 11am–3pm
Admission free

Outreach Room, Ground Floor,
Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’

Organized by Judith McKenzie, Miranda Williams,
and Foteini Spingou with Michael Gervers’ photographs

Poster with full details


 

 

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